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A municipal court judge in Elizabeth was allegedly so annoyed when a cell phone went off in his courtroom that he demanded the culprit turn

ELIZABETH - A municipal court judge in Elizabeth was allegedly so annoyed when a cell phone went off in his courtroom that he demanded the culprit turn in their phone.

Witnesses say that Judge Roman Montes wouldn't come back to the bench until the phone was turned in.

Spectators added that the incident delayed proceedings for up to an hour.

Several people allegedly turned in their phones so the judge would proceed with the court agenda.

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