An inmate facing a court hearing in Benton County at the Justice Center just off of Canal in Kennewick decided to try the 400 meter dash to the parking lot. He made it about 390 meters.
Around 2:30pm, Bryan L. Hodges was going to appear in court, some procedural matters pertaining to his case...
The George Zimmerman trial got under way in Orlando on Monday with a wacky opening statement from Zimmerman's attorney. First of all, there really aren't any good knock knock jokes so dropping one during a murder trial is probably a terrible idea. Yet, trying to make light of a murder situation is exactly how Mr. West kicked things off. Needless to say, no one in the room (including the jurors) found the humor in Mr. West's joke.
Of all the places to unintentionally drop an illegal drug, inside of a courtroom right in front of a police officer has to be among the worst.
Which is exactly what happened to New Orleans assistant city attorney Jason Cantrell.