04-21-2006, 09:35 AM #1
This sure qualifies for the "Dumb Criminal" list!
Woman arrested after police find drug paraphernalia in her purse in courtroom
By ERIN SCHATTAUER
EMILY HAJDUK OF OIL CITY WAS IN COURT AWAITING SENTENCING ON OTHER CHARGES.
'An Oil City woman who was in court Thursday for sentencing was arrested after Franklin police found drug paraphernalia in her purse.
Emily E. Hajduk, 22, of 232 E. Sixth St. was seated in Courtroom II of the Venango County Courthouse when her cell phone rang. The phone rang several more times, and court proceedings were halted as sheriff's deputies searched for it."
"... Hajduk had been in court to be sentenced for theft by unlawful taking and DUI.
Under court rules, cell phones are not to be turned on in courtrooms. Deputies ask people entering the courtrooms to turn off their cell phones and pagers."
"....a copper pipe made into a crack pipe, a spoon with burn marks and white residue, a needle for injecting drugs and other items were found in the purse.
Hajduk was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
She was also on house arrest at the time, Goldsmith said...."http://www.thederrick.com/stories/04212006-5018.shtml