(WVHU) An online video has surfaced on Youtube this week depicting a family court preacher yelling and screaming violently at the defendant in court. Judge William Watkins is seen in the video shouting at local preacher Arthur Hage.
"Mr. Hage if you say one word out of turn you're going to jail, do you understand me?" William Watkins said. "Shut up! Don't even speak. My wife is disabled -- she's there alone. And you, you disgusting piece of..."
Preacher Hage was originally in court with his ex-wife for a divorce hearing regarding the sale of their home. Judge Watkins became upset with Hage after an article was posted on a local news blog which included a photo of the Judge's home, which, Judge Watkins believed, orginated from Mr. Hage.
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