He may want to put down the nachos for this one.
Gov. Chris Christie is about to go head-to-head with “Dog the Bounty Hunter” in court over the killing of a south Jersey resident — who was allegedly murdered by a man that was out on bond thanks to the state’s new bail system.
Duane Chapman, who became famous for chasing fugitives on reality TV, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Christie administration as part of his ongoing push against New Jersey’s bail reform measures, which took effect in January.
Under the new rules, a suspect’s release from jail is no longer based on cash bail and is instead decided by a judge — using a risk assessment that weighs the person’s criminal history with the charges they face.
In his suit, which was filed Monday in US District Court on behalf of the family of Christian Rodgers, Chapman claims that the 28-year-old was allegedly shot to death by Jules Black, 30, after he was set free by a judge who was using the new system