Woman who flipped off judge back in court

Published On: Feb 06 2013 01:22:26 PM EST
Updated On: Feb 06 2013 01:32:55 PM EST

A woman flips off a Miami-Dade County Circuit Judge and gets 30 days in jail in return.

MIAMI -

A woman who flipped off a Miami-Dade County Circuit Judge Monday returned to court on Wednesday.

Penelope Soto, 18, had a more subdued and respectful attitude in court than she had during a court appearance on Monday.

Earlier this week, Soto was arrested for illegal possession of Xanax. In drug court on Wednesday, a judge lowered her bond to $5,000 and sentenced her to serve in a drug program. If she completes it, her charges may be dropped.

When Soto faced Miami-Dade County Circuit Judge Jorge Rodriguez-Chomat on Monday morning, she got in even more trouble.

After dismissing her, Rodriguez-Chomat called Soto back to tell her he was issuing her a $10,000 bond. She walked away, muttered "F*** you," and flipped him off, video showed.

Rodriguez-Chomat responded by holding her in contempt of court and sentenced her to 30 days in jail.

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