Teen Jailed After Flipping Off Judge
MIAMI, Fl. — A Miami teenager has been sentenced to 30 days in jail after flipping off a judge during her court hearing.
Penelope Soto, 18, was in court for a bail hearing on a drug possession charge.
Soto repeatedly laughed at the judge during the hearing, clearing irritating him.
He was initially going to hold her on $5,000 bail, but then raised it to $10,000.
Soto then flipped him off and blurted an expletive as she walked away.
In return, the judge then ordered her held in contempt of court and sentenced her to 30 days in jail.