Sunday, April 25, 2010

Egging a Judge...Don’t Try it at Home

From the Chicago Sun-Times:

He could have been charged with egg-ravated battery.

Instead, a Naperville man was jailed Wednesday for criminal contempt for throwing a raw egg at a DuPage County judge who had previously jailed him for failing to make child-support payments.

He missed Judge Timothy McJoynt. But the egg splattered on an American flag behind the bench.

Agim Demiri was subdued by a deputy, then ordered by the judge to serve seven days in jail.

McJoynt was presiding over a child-support hearing involving Demiri and his two children. In January, the judge had ordered him to spend several days in jail for nonpayment. Demiri has fallen behind in his child support by as much as $17,510, records show.

Read the article here.

MR

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