Judge Astacio Turned Down for Firearm Purchase

The Monroe County Sheriff's office says Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio was refused permission to buy a shotgun yesterday at Dick's Sporting Goods in Henrietta.

The Sheriff's Office says in a statement that deputies got involved after a person called to report witnessing the incident. 

The statement said store personnel made the decision to to sell the gun to Judge Astacio based on store policy. She would not be eligible to purchase a firearm under state law because of her DWI conviction and probation. Deputies spoke with store personnel as part of their investigation and relayed the information to the Monroe County Probation Office for potential follow up.


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