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Hoquiam Man Allegedly Threatens Judge Over Poodle Paperwork
Posted by David Havilandon March 21, 2012 at 9:25 am (6394 social interactions)
HOQUIAM, Wash. - A Hoquiam man now faces a class B felony for what Hoquiam Municipal Court Judge William Stewart construed as intimidating a judge. Hoquiam Police Seargent Jeff Salstrom tells us the 60 year old was booked into Grays Harbor County Jail on the charges after he made a comment to the judge about the court "going up in smoke" yesterday. Salstrom said the man had a standard poodle in the courtroom that he claimed was a service dog, when the judge began questioning him about the dog, the man became confrontational. The Hoquiam resident has a history of court appearances in city and county courts throughout Western Washington.