Senator Files Complaint Against Judge who Sentenced Man to 10 days in jail for Missing Jury Duty

Maria Perez
Oct 15, 2019 - 6:04
Senator Files Complaint Against Judge who Sentenced Man to 10 days in jail for Missing Jury Duty

Senator Bobby Powell told ABC News that he filed a formal complaint against Palm Beach County Circuit Judge John S. Kastrenakes after the judge sentenced Deandre Somerville, 21, to 10 days in jail for accidentally oversleeping and missing jury duty. The senator told the news station that Kastrenakes is “not qualified to make a fair and impartial decision.” "The thought that a judge would sentence a young man who had no previous history or incident with law enforcement to jail time, I was outraged," Powell told ABC News. "I know him, I know this young man for many, many years. When I...

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