San Diego deputy D.A. resigns after ticket fixing conviction
A veteran San Diego County prosecutor has resigned after being convicted of asking a police officer to fix a $198 seatbelt ticket she had received.
Allison Worden, 37, resigned as a deputy district attorney, effective at the end of the month, officials said Wednesday. She was convicted last week of conspiracy to obstruct justice and destroying a traffic citation, both misdemeanors.
Worden, also known by her married name Allison Debow, asked San Diego Police Sgt. Kevin Friedman to fix tickets given to her and another deputy district attorney in May 2011 for not wearing seatbelts.
Friedman pleaded no contest to fixing the tickets and was placed on two years probation. He resigned from the Police Department.
--Tony Perry in San Diego