DOVER, Tenn. — Tennessee authorities said a man carrying an ax and drugs walked into a county courthouse and entered a judge's private chambers, where he was found sitting behind the judge's desk.
Stewart County Chief Deputy Dale Ward said Dupont grabbed a judge's gavel after slipping into the Stewart County Courthouse on Oct. 30, WTVF reported Dupont was carrying a brush hook ax, the television station reported.
Dupont was also carrying drugs, Gray told WZTV. The judge was not in his chambers and court was not in session, the sheriff told the television station.
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