MIAMI -- A few weeks after remembering a former classmate in bond court, a Miami-Dade Circuit Court judge remembered another suspect this week, this time from a cruise.
On Monday, a man wanted out of Georgia appeared in front of Judge Mindy Glazer. The man was on a cruise last weekend, the same one Glazer was on, WSVN reported.
"What were you on? The Breeze?" Glazer asked.
"Yes," replied the suspect.
Glazer: "Me too. Isn't that cool? Did you have a nice cruise?"
Suspect: "You were on a cruise this weekend that just passed?"
Suspect: "You didn't see me dancing?"
Glazer: "You were dancing, I was sitting upstairs in the shade. It was a fun time, huh?"
The man was arrested on an out-of-state warrant. Glazer could not set bond, saying the court system will have to contact Georgia.
"That's what I don't understand 'cause, ma'am, I had a case in Georgia where I was released on the third," the man said. "I've been in Georgia ever since, and I haven't heard nothing about this warrant."
"Sometimes it happens that way," Glazer said. "I mean, if he wanted to flee, he could have fled in what was it, Saint Maarten's, Saint Kitts?"
"Yeah, I don't want to run away," the man said.
Last month, Glazer shocked a suspect whom she remember as a middle school classmate.
Glazer asked Arthur Booth, who was in court on a burglary charge, “Did you go to Nautilus for middle school?”
Booth seemed shocked, covered his face with his hands and broke down in tears when he realized they had been classmates.
“I’m sorry to see you there, I always wondered what happened to you, sir,” Glazer said.
“He was the best kid in middle school. I used to play football with him. All the kids looked up to him. And look what has happened. I’m so sorry to see you here.”
As he continued to cry, Glazer delivered a message she hopes will turn his life around.
“What’s sad is how old we’ve become," Glazer said. "Good luck to you sir, I hope you’re able to come out of this OK and just lead a lawful life.”