May 20, 2009
‘Bored’ man walked out of jury duty
An Oregon man arrested for walking out of jury duty told police he left the courthouse because he was
extremely bored, a police report said.
Washington County Circuit Judge Gayle Nachtigal issued a warrant for the arrest of Grant Faber, 25, of Hillsboro, after he failed to return to jury duty after a lunch break, The (Portland) Oregonian reported Wednesday.
just couldn't take it anymore.
Faber, who was arrested on a contempt of court charge, is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday.
Nachtigal refused to comment on the case, but she stressed the importance of jury duty to fair trials.
It think it is one of the most important civil responsibilities that citizens ... have, Nachtigal said.