Florida Keys News - Key West Citizen
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Judge falls asleep
Slaton: I was on Ambien

Circuit Judge Tegan Slaton was on the sleep-inducing drug Ambien last Thursday morning when he fell asleep on the bench, causing another judge to step in to hear a child relocation hearing in family court, Slaton said Tuesday.

Slaton addressed speculation in the legal community that he has a drinking problem, a rumor he flatly denied.

"Absolutely not,"...

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