NewsState

Actions

Montgomery Co lawmakers want police to investigate Kavanaugh case

Posted: 8:06 AM, Sep 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-27 12:06:34Z

Montgomery County delegates are calling for an investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's sexual assault allegation against Christine Blasey Ford in Bethesda more than 30 years ago.

The 11 democratic lawmakers from Montgomery County sent the letter out Tuesday, just a couple of days before Thursday's hearing. The letter is also addressed to the Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy.

Lawmakers say they want an investigation as long as Ford is okay with it.

RELATED:  Local PD says they weren't asked to investigate Kavanaugh allegations

In the letter, delegates acknowledge that the alleged crimes happened more than 30 years ago.

They go on to say, "Maryland might have no statute of limitations shielding defendants from accountability for some of the alleged acts."               

A spokesperson for the Montgomery County Police Department told WTOP they received the letter and will respond.

Ford will likely be okay with the request for an investigation.

She asked for the FBI to look into her case before she testified before the senate judiciary committee. The FBI has not said if it will do so.