Judge Leticia Astacio was back in court for a new violation, as well as to address the previous violations of her conditional release.
Judge Astacio took the stand today in her own defense, and said she had not been drinking on thanksgiving or in the Marketplace mall, where a security guard, Alan Pimm, who also testified today, said she had seemed drunk.
Astacio testified she has balance issues, and has actually had brain surgery. Astacio’s sister also testified saying that her sister was not drinking on either of those occasions.
Testimony took nearly four hours today and could not be concluded before 5 p.m. Judge Leticia Astacio is due back in court on Monday.