The sitting judge of the 380th District court has been indicted. Judge Suzanne Wooten, who defeated incumbent Charles Sandoval has been charged with seven counts. This includes Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity (a favorite of the "Special Crimes" division of the District Attorney’s office. The underlying offense and the other counts are for bribery.
Bribery, PC 36.02 is a 2nd degree felony, carrying with it a punishment of up to a $10,000 fine and up to 20 years in prison.