Monday, August 16, 2010
Man With Court Hearing Busted And Jailed For Bringing Three Grams of Crack Cocaine With Him To Court
NC man sent to jail after laughing in courtroom
Aug 15 2010
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Court is no laughing matter as far as one North Carolina judge is concerned. A Fayetteville man who was waiting for his case to be heard Friday drew the ire of Judge Toni King after starting to laugh in a Cumberland County courtroom. Authorities said King asked 47-year-old Johnny Montgomery why he was laughing, but the man refused to say.
King ordered Montgomery to jail on a misdemeanor charge. As deputies were preparing to take Montgomery to jail, they searched him and found more than 3 grams of crack cocaine.
Montgomery was charged with felony drug possession. Authorities said he was being processed Friday evening and does not yet have a court date nor an attorney.