(Florida) Judge Presiding Over Burglary Suspect’s Bond Hearing Judged The Young Man She Knew In Middle School Instead

Talk about Independence Day and special kind of freedoms.

A man in South Florida not only made his court appearance (stemming from a burglary charge that lead to his arrest on June 29) but as well, made quite the impression on the judge residing over his bond hearing—once upon a time (back in time).download (16)

Arthur Booth, 49, was arrested after being seen leaving the scene of a burglary that gave way to a foot chase after Booth drove into a median and into oncoming traffic and proceeded to take off on foot.

From her bench, as the Judge Glazer began speaking to Booth, she noticed he looked familiar and proceeded to ask [him] :

“Mr. Booth, I have a question for you,” said the judge.

“Yes ma’am,” he answered.

“Did you go to Nautilus for middle school?” she inquired.

“Oh my goodness,” he replied—while breaking down in tears.

The judge then began to speak about the Arthur Booth she remembered from middle school rather than scorn and berate him for the alleged crime by which he arrived in her courtroom for.

“He was the