Monday, March 16, 2009

Wild Courtroom Drama

I went to the Cass County Courthouse today for what I thought would be a pretty typical arraignment. I was in the front row and watched as the defendant listened to the judge read the charges against him. But then two men walked past a bailiff and punched the defendant and then started kicking him. Five or six deputies rushed in and regained control of the courtroom. We didn't have approval for a camera in the courtroom, but our camera outside the courtroom caught much of the drama as it unfolded. Check out the story: