Drug Charges Dropped Against Teen Who Flipped Off JudgeDrug charges have been dropped against the South Florida teen who was jailed for a brief time after flipping off a Miami-Dade judge during a bond court hearing.
2013: The Year That Was In South FloridaFlorida courthouses took center stage in 2013, especially with the eyes of the nation glued to the George Zimmerman trial in Sanford.
Teen Who Flipped Off Judge Enters Not Guilty Plea To Drug ChargeThe South Florida teen who was jailed for a brief time after flipping off a Miami-Dade judge during a bond court hearing was back in court Monday for her arraignment.
Bird-Flipping Defendant Brings Drug Issue To ForefrontAs of Midday Monday, a YouTube posting of a giggling and profane teenager in Miami-Dade bond court had more than 12 million hits. Penelope Soto, a Sunset High School senior was sentenced to 30 days in jail for contempt of court after laughing, and later cursing at the bond court judge.
Judge Vacates Jail Term For Teen Who Flipped Him OffThe South Florida teen who was jailed after flipping off a Miami-Dade judge during a bond court hearing apologized to him in person on Friday afternoon.
Bird-Flipping Teen Appears In Drug CourtA teen who was sentenced to 30 days in jail after she flipped the bird to a Miami-Dade judge during a bond court hearing was back in court Wednesday.
Judge Flipped Off In Court Has History Of Short TemperWhen Penelope Soto, 18, flipped off a Miami-Dade judge and cursed at him, she caught his wrath and was sent to jail for 30 days. But it turns out; 15 years ago another person felt the judge’s wrath on the floor of the Florida legislature.
Judge Sends Bird Flipping Prisoner To The CageThere’s an old saying that if you’re already in the hole, stop digging. One 18-year-old Miami woman probably should have heeded that advice.