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Man lights joint in court while facing marijuana charge

"One of the craziest things I've seen," said the sheriff.

LEBANON, Tenn. — Wilson County Sheriff Robert Ryan said it was "one of the craziest things I've seen." 

A man lit up a marijuana joint while in court, WTVF reports

The man, Spencer Alan Boston, was facing a marijuana possession charge. 

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Sheriff Ryan says Boston approached the bench to discuss his sentence and that's when he pulled the joint from his pocket and lit up in front of the judge. 

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Court officers then led Boston out of the court as he made statements about his desire to see marijuana legalized in Tennessee. 

Boston was booked on a second charge of simple possession and received ten days for contempt of court. 

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