It was the glow that gave him away.
Benjamin Kohler, 26, a jury member at a trial in Oregon, was sitting through testimony.
You might imagine that the testimony was interesting to a 26-year-old man. For the defendant was accused of armed robbery.
Indeed, the lights dimmed to show a surveillance video. That would surely have a mesmerizing element.
It may not have been mesmerizing enough. Or, perhaps, Kohler is a very adept multitasker.
For the dimmed lights revealed his illuminated face. Like a character from the "Blair Witch Project," the rays shone from below.
Benjamin Kohler appeared to be texting. … Read more