Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio will continue to collect her $174,000 yearly salary despite being stripped of her duties for driving drunk, being jailed for missing a court date and taking an “extended” trip to a secluded monastery in Thailand. So reports the Associated Press.
As an elected official, only the state’s Commission on Judicial Conduct could formally remove her from her post. According to reports, Astacio crashed her car driving to work intoxicated.
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