- A suspect felt flattery could save him in court and didn't hesitate to flirt with a female judge as soon as he appeared before her
- Demetrius Lewis even went as far as professing love to the judge after telling her how gorgeous she looks
- The judge, who was flattered, told the suspect that there is nothing flattery will do in the case that brought him to court
A Florida burglary suspect identified as Demetrius Lewis shot his shot at a female judge during a virtual court appearance on Thursday, February 4.
During the court appearance, the man told the judge how gorgeous she is and even went as far as professing love to her.
The judge identified as Tabitha Blackmon smiled and let the suspect know that his flattery would not work in a court of law.
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The suspect had said:
“Judge, you [are] so gorgeous, so gorgeous judge, I just had to tell you. You’re gorgeous. I love you. I love you."
The judge was flattered and responded:
“Alright Mr. Lewis. Flattery will get you everywhere. But maybe not here.”
Lewis is facing a charge of attempted burglary and possession of the drug ecst*sy.
After this same video was shared by Linda Ikeji's Blog, Nigerians took to the comment section of the post to share their thoughts.
Instagram user with the handle @queenolajumokebusari wrote:
"But Mr Lewis didn't lie now. The judge is gorgeous true true."
"If na for NIJA now one prison personnel with pot belle go don giv am a resounding slap that will tingle for the nxt two days..."
"The judge gorgeous make we no lie."
"Did he go back to marry the judge?"
In a previous report by Legit.ng, a burglar identified as Marius Petrikas broke into a bar, downed a drink and destroyed some properties before falling asleep on a sofa.
The 30-year-old man was found sleeping after the bar owner heard him snoring.
Marius destroyed property worth £21,450 (N11,225,274.06) in the Newcastle pub.
The incident happened in August 2020 and the young man was tried in court after he was arrested by the police.
Tunde Ososanya, a Legit.ng editor, is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism. He's passionate about what he does and finds fulfillment in informing the people. Ososanya is the author of Later Tonight: a Collection of Short Stories.
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Source: Legit Newspaper