Who Is Deobra Redden? All About Clark County Judge Mary Kay Holthus Attacker—
Clark County judge Mary Kay Holthus was attacked by a man charged with attempted battery with substantial bodily harm.
The assault took place inside a Nevada court on Wednesday.
The attacker was unhappy as he was denied probation. He came back running from far and jumped on the judge, as shown in the video.
The video of the incident went viral on the social media sparking debate on the safety of judges inside the courtroom.
The attacker who landed up on Judge Houlthus’s bench was identified as a 30-year-old, Deobra Redden.
He attacked the Las Vegas judge, forcing her to take cover and injuring a marshal in the process. Redden was denied his probation and jumped on the judge’s bench.
Redden also swore at Judge Holthus as she handed down the sentence.
Who Is Deobra Redden?
Ridden has a criminal record and as per reports, he is a three-time felon. He had a history of violent crimes, said a prosecutor during the hearing. The prosecutor asked the judge for a prison term for Ridden based on his alleged crimes.
Ridden had allegedly indulged in home invasion, acts of violence, domestic violence and battery on a protected person, reported new3lv.
While sharing that he had a new job, Ridden said during the court proceeding that, “I feel like I shouldn’t be sent to prison, but if it’s appropriate for you, then you gotta do what you gotta do.”
The 30-year-old had been dealing with mental issues, as suggested by Redden’s attorney. In his defense, the attorney also argued for a suspended sentence, citing previous completions of his probation programs.
When the Judge spoke in harsh terms against Ridden, he attacked her. The incident left witnesses present in the courtroom shocked. Judge Holthus was seated behind the bench at the time Ridden launched an attack on her.
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