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Court thrown into chaos after defendant hurls poo at judge

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‘It’s protein! It’s good for you!’

A US courtroom was thrown into chaos last week after a defendant threw his own poo at the judge.

Dorleans Philidor, 33, was appearing before a court in Miami, Florida when he reportedly defecated himself and threw his own faeces at the judge shortly before closing arguments were set to begin in his burglary trial.

Fortunately, the Miami Herald reports that Philidor’s flying excrement “was aimed at but did not reach” circuit judge Lisa Walsh, thanks in part to a quick-thinking court bailiff who told her to run.

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Lawyers, understandably, fled the scene as police officers and court staff were left with the unenviable task of dealing with a presumably poo-covered Philidor, who reportedly yelled: “It’s protein! It’s good for you!” No jurors were in court at the time.

Allen Rios, who captured the incident on his phone and subsequently uploaded the footage to Instagram, said:

“It was intense. The corrections officers and police officers were swarming. Like 60 of them. They told everyone to leave and you couldn’t go back in. It was a hazardous area.”

Having switched to a clean courtroom, jurors deliberated for around one hour before finding Philidor not guilty. It’s unclear if he will face fresh charges as a result of his sh*tty outburst.

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17 Comments

Anonymous

Keep your good work, Thomas. LC needs to have more publications like this one to succeed.

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Anonymous

Indeed. Way to attract traffic from the poo trolls…

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LC

Not guilty.. for future reference what are Counsel’s details

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Anonymous

Such a great read to start off the weekend

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Anonymous

Tom can we have a drink? I love you.

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Alex Kelly

It isn’t good for you.

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Kelly Alex

Yes it is.

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Anonymous

It’s news now! It’s good for Legal Cheek!

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Anonymous

Talk about a sh*t day at work.

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Anonymous

Sounds like my average day at SPB, except that the chunks of human excrement hurled at me is gingerly referred to as “top quality work”.

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Anonymous

London office?

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Anonymous

Jack?

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anonymous

well at least jury knew the guy wasn’t full
of shit

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Anonymous

Reminds me of that scene in ‘Training Day’

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Anonymous

You mean “Toilet Training Day”?

This guy obviously wasn’t and should have been forcibly put in a “diaper” like the Americans do to renditioned prisoners and those on Con-Air.

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Ben Dover

That must have been really embarrassing for the judge. I guess you could say the judge was shitfaced by the embarrassment of it all.

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Nadja

hmm. sh1tfaced = drunk in England.

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