Springfield Drug Suspect Tackled While Charging Judge
SPRINGFIELD (CBS) – Chaos broke out in a Springfield courtroom Tuesday, after a judge ordered a drug suspect’s bail to be revoked.
Our Springfield affiliate‘s cameras were rolling as security guards tackled Orland Ocasio, who had hopped over a bench and table, and was charging toward the judge.
Video from the courtroom
Ocasio was facing a drug possession charge.
The judge had just ruled that charge was a probation violation.
He ordered the 26-year-old back behind bars.
Court officers were eventually able to get Ocasio back under control and out of the courtroom.
He now could face more charges stemming from this outburst.