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JP Gets House Arrest for Abusing Wife

LAS VEGAS (CN) - A Las Vegas judge on Wednesday was sentenced to two days in jail after pleading no contest to charges that he choked his wife of 13 years.

Justice of the Peace Tony Abbatangelo pleaded no contest to one count of battery for allegedly grabbing and choking his wife in their home last November.

Abbatangelo, who has been a judge since 1996, will serve his sentence under house arrest, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

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