Bug-infested witness shuts down court room

On August 24, 2012, in Courts, by djeyli

A court room in Detroit’s 36th District Court was forced to close after officials say that a bug-infested man showed up for proceedings.

Judge Cylenthia Miller chose to evacuate the court and send her staff home after a bailiff spotted the man with insects crawling on him.

His daughter told the Detroit News that he has a bedbug problem at his home, but a court staffer talking to WWJ Newsradio 950 said it’s not yet clear what kind of bugs were on the man — indicating that they also could have been cockroaches or fleas.

The man was reportedly there to serve as a witness in a case.

A pest control company has been called in to spray.

It was unclear when Judge Miller’s court room would reopen.

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