After pleading guilty to stealing upwards of $8,000 earlier this month in Ontario County Court – she was sentenced on Friday to six-months in jail.
Erika Martin, who served as Manchester Judge before resigning, pleaded guilty to third-degree grand larceny and first-degree scheme to defraud.
As an elected judge, Martin ordered people to pay for traffic and other infractions. However, after being elected she began pocketing fines for a total of $9,000.
In addition to serving the sentence, Martin was ordered to pay back more than $6,800 in restitution. She will also be prohibited from serving as a judge.
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