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 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.
Police Criticized After Miami Beach ArrestsThe party scene on South Beach took a sobering turn this weekend when two people were arrested by Miami Beach police officers whose use of force is now raising questions.