Lancaster County District Justice Kelly S. Ballentine was caught dismissing her own tickets.  A group who works to expose corrupt judges exposed Ballentine’s actions.  They turned their findings over to the Pennsylvania attorney general.

As a result of the investigation, Ballentine was suspended– without pay for 3 months and then with pay and benefits for the remainder–  for 16 months and was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine.

Ballentine has now returned to her position at the Lancaster city court office.


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