Murder suspect pours water on his lawyer’s head

Jerome Power pours water on his lawyer's head

Courtroom outbursts by criminals and other defendants are not unusual these days. But Monday’s outburst in a Cedar Rapids, Iowa courtroom was subdued compared to others.

Murder suspect Jerome Power concluded that he wasn’t represented adequately by his attorney after the jury left to deliberate his verdict on Monday. “You sold me out!” exclaimed Mr. Power as he gently poured a cup of water over the head of his attorney, Steve Addington.

From Complex.com:

Power was charged with first degree murder in Iowa for allegedly strangling his neighbor, 68-year-old Doris Bevins, to death in September 2010. Police say they found Power hiding behind the front door after they responded to a 911 call from Bevins’s friend who was on the phone with her during the attack.

Addington argued that it would make no sense for Power to attack a woman when everyone in the neighborhood knew she had no money. Last week, Power held up a hand-written sign in court that said someone else killed Bevins.



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    112 Responses to “Murder suspect pours water on his lawyer’s head”

    1. 1
      belindammp says:

      :(THAT WASN’T NICE

    2. 2
      LuvMySailor says:

      Like that’s going to change the opinion of the jury. It shows how stupid and childish he is

    3. 3
      Dancerbabe says:

      Go to jail, do not collect jail & stay there until ur black behind learn how to control your anger.

      Thanks for showing the jury just what your rage can do. #Chupidee

    4. 4
      DeevaC says:

      Maybe they are going for the insanity plea so he needs to act a fool in court…

    5. 5
      Dancerbabe says:

      I meant do not collect go…

    6. 6
      DeevaC says:

      This just made me laugh out loud I mean pouring water on somebody’s head? Lol then the “that’s not nice” comment.

    7. 7
      prynsexxx says:

      OH MY HOODNESS!!!!! :blink:

      I was JUST watching YT yesterday and this blk Sam Jackson (no relation to my gravi :karate: ) lookin/soundin dude cussed the judge OUT!

    8. 8
      Iheart says:

      Mr. Power as he gently poured a cup of water over the head of his attorney, Steve Addington
      _________

      I don’t know why this was so funny to me :lol:

    9. 9
      GAGIRL87 says:

      “You sold me out!” exclaimed Mr. Power as he gently poured a cup of water over the head of his attorney, Steve Addington.
      _______________________________________________________________________

      Why did that just tickle me :hahaha: REALLY he gently poured a cup of water over dudes head #dashame

    10. 10

      Considering what some of these dummies do I find that his outburst was way more civil some be punching, throwing fist – but the act wasn’t kool!

    11. 11
      luVn_liFe... says:

      Power as he gently poured a cup of water over the head of his attorney, Steve Addington
      ~ ~ ~ ~
      thats exactly what the still looks like :smack: At least he didnt windmill him or nuffin

    12. 12
      prynsexxx says:

      DEATH TO WHOMEVER SAID YOUTUBE MARY J SONG AT FUNERAL!!!!!!!!!!
      GO TO HELL……….AND STAY!

    13. 13
    14. 14
      Diva says:

      @gagirl, I was tickled too! Good afternoon Roses!

    15. 15
      Bella Master says:

      At least he didn’t strangle the lawyer :shrug:

    16. 16
    17. 17
      Bella Master says:

      Diva darling :hug:

    18. 18
      luVn_liFe... says:

      DIVVVVVA :wave: Hows it going? whey you at again? :think:

    19. 19
      Eazy says:

      :lol: At least ol attorney didnt get a 2 piece and some fries with that water.

    20. 20
      Bella Master says:

      Addington argued that it would make no sense for Power to attack a woman when everyone in the neighborhood knew she had no money.

      ~~~~~~~~~~~~

      :huh: so you WOULD have attacked her had she been holding?

    21. 21
      Eazy says:

      Afternoon Lovelies. Ya’ll ready to pig out tomorrow? I am..I keep dreaming about sweet potato pies

    22. 22
      Bella Master says:

      Eazy says:

      Afternoon Lovelies. Ya’ll ready to pig out tomorrow?
      ~~~~~~~~~~

      I won’t be fitting in any of my Asos Body Conscious dresses for a whole week after tomorrow :crying:

    23. 23
      Diva says:

      :wave: Choco, Bella, Luvn
      @Luvn, girl I’m in NC just choking with the fam!

    24. 24
      A.J. says:

      @prynsexxx that was me, i cannot die right now *im filing my nails and stuff*

    25. 25
      xamayca says:

      Oh…sucks for him. He just made himself look even more stupid.

      I cant wait to get off of work to have my sorrel :heart:

    26. 26
      Bella Master says:

      My only contribution to Thanksgiving at my mom’s will be a bottle of coconut ciroc :yes:

    27. 27
      Eazy says:

      I won’t be fitting in any of my Asos Body Conscious dresses for a whole week after tomorrow
      __________________________________
      Im not either.! I’ll have to wear some pencil skirts for a while :lol:

    28. 28
      GAGIRL87 says:

      Hey Diva :hug:

      @ Eazy that’s ALL I want is a sweet potato pie on Thanksgiving an a lil dressing :love:

    29. 29
      Bella Master says:

      ONE HOUR LEFT TO GOOOO……… :yahoo:

    30. 30
      Diva says:

      I’m ready to GRUB! Happy Thanksgiving Eve to you all btw

    31. 31
      Eazy says:

      @ Eazy that’s ALL I want is a sweet potato pie on Thanksgiving an a lil dressing
      ______________________________
      i just want my grannys gumbo and a WHOLE pie! They can have the rest

    32. 32
      mzwhang90210 says:

      “You goin to jail nah…YOU GOIN TO JAIL NAH!!”

      Sorry..I just hadda do it!!

      :happy: Divurrr

    33. 33
      Iheart says:

      prynsexxx says:

      DEATH TO WHOMEVER SAID YOUTUBE MARY J SONG AT FUNERAL!!!!!!!!!!
      GO TO HELL……….AND STAY
      _____________

      Lawd that video was :rofl:

    34. 34

      @Bella Right – Im out in an hour and Im prepping for the rest of the evening

      @Eazy
      Im ready :thumbsup:

    35. 35
      luVn_liFe... says:

      mzwhang90210 says:
      :lol:

      “You goin to jail nah…YOU GOIN TO JAIL NAH!!”

    36. 36
      luVn_liFe... says:

      mzwhang90210 says:
      :lol:

      “You goin to jail nah…YOU GOIN TO JAIL NAH!!”

    37. 37
      Iheart says:

      Bella Master says:

      My only contribution to Thanksgiving at my mom’s will be a bottle of coconut ciroc
      _____________

      :fistbumb: Yum

    38. 38
      Bella Master says:

      FINE! I will also be bringing Paula Dean’s Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

      But I lie and tell my fam that it’s made with Sweet Potato cuz these black folks from da miami hood don’t be eating pumpkin shyt

    39. 39
      mzwhang90210 says:

      <~~still gotta go food shopping after I get off work :wail:

      They'd betta still have some turkey butts left in that meat section!!
      :cuss:

    40. 40
      NaijaGal says:

      I just watched the BBW LA parody…I die :rofl:

    41. 41
    42. 42
    43. 43

      Oh My @ Whang :lol: you will be able to find a turkey

    44. 44
      goat76 says:

      So when the verdict comes back are we going to get an update? I like to see them faint and sh1t, very entertaining!!

    45. 45
      luVn_liFe... says:

      @mzwhang . . the only person that eats tky/chikn a.s.s. is Raspucha?

    46. 46
      NaijaGal says:

      It was all smiles and surprises on yesterday’s “106 & Park”. Keyshia Cole hit the show to talk about her brand new album Woman To Woman on shelves now. And original ‘106’ host Free stopped by to say wassup to the newbies.
      =====================
      poor Free…this all she got? :(

    47. 47
      iWhip says:

      Pryn i died 80 times watching that damn vid u hea me?? :chase:

      :whistle: <—ole girl
      ohhhhh Monday, a friend of mine
      Tuuuuuesday we played a game
      Wedneseday u went away
      Thurrrsday…things werent the same
      on Friday, u came back
      i wanted to
      kiss u on Saturday
      but sunday we made love

      :blink: <—the audience

      :casket: <—the dearly departed one

      #straightfukkery

    48. 48
      luVn_liFe... says:

      @Choco . . .
      she’s Looking for turkey a.s.s.???

    49. 49
      Iheart says:

      @Whang, da hail you doin with a turkey butt :blink:

    50. 50
      prynsexxx says:

      @AJ

      YOU and I are no longer e-friends.

      *In my Yvette/Taraji voice from Baby Boy*

      I HATECHU! :mad:

    51. 51
      Diva says:

      @gagirl, I have a sweet potato pie sitting right in front of me. I just finished some good ole banana pudding!

    52. 52
      mzwhang90210 says:

      @LuvN..chileeeeeeeee….I love me some turkey butts!!
      My late uncle intro’d me to those thangs!!

    53. 53
      @NikkeMinxx says:

      @Naija I saw it but don’t watch/follow the show to know what was supposed to be funny… but i could see it had potential..

      @Prynn You know not to go looking for YouTubes or clicking links around these parts… Old girl was mess though… And why the people was laughing at her though? Im still ready to kill whomever turned me on to Phillip and Emmanuel Hudson.

    54. 54

      @Luvn
      Oh well Im sure her man is a turkey with an azz :rofl: I KID

    55. 55
      prynsexxx says:

      @Fay

      I am over here IN TEARS! TEARS YOU HEAR ME! I felt so sad for her! Then they got to arguin IN THE COMMENTS talking about “That was my daddy’s funeral and yall wrong for posting it.”. Somebody commented back “well yall wrong for not acknowledging her and she wiped his ass…..xyz”….

      DEATH, I TELL YA! DEATH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    56. 56
      Bella Master says:

      Random: Just clicked on an article discussing Deion Sanders Jr being signed to a college…and … HOT DAMN, his son is FINE!!!!

      Beautiful chocolate skinned boy. He will get tons of endorsements if he makes it pro.

    57. 57
      prynsexxx says:

      @Nikke

      I KNOW yall seen Treemonisha then?! No? Well go look her up.

      #payback

    58. 58
      mzwhang90210 says:

      Iheart says:

      @Whang, da hail you doin with a turkey butt
      ________________-
      Roasted turkey butts…like you roast chicken.

      DJM!!!!

    59. 59
      NaijaGal says:

      NIKKE NIKKE NIKKE – you see your boo Gucci in yesterday’s post? girl if you watched the BBW LA then the parody would def have killed you

      *I hate Fresh (crunktastical . net) for bringing such fcuker into my life daily*

    60. 60

      My job always has fruit but today they had an abundance of bananas and was like pls take them so I got two sections – I don’t bake and don’t what I could use these banana’s for any easy suggestions

    61. 61
      prynsexxx says:

      @Goat

      You ain’t chit for watching folks faint. LMAOOOO :love:

    62. 62
      A.J. says:

      @pryn….Baby I fell out my chair yesterday at work and filed a worker’s compensation claim this morning!! I thought yahl sed deez chairs are ergo-sumkin!!!
      Chit I’ll show yahl. *still filing my nails*

    63. 63
      Breezy says:

      Well it could have been worse like an upper cut to the chin lol…

    64. 64
      @NikkeMinxx says:

      *goes to look for Treemonisha even though I know better*

    65. 65
      Diva says:

      :happy: Whang

    66. 66

      @Diva
      I didn’t even read your banana pudding comment when I posted that – Im going to see how hard it is to make

    67. 67
      iyonah says:

      Wowzers :blink: That’s beyond ratchet, just all the way left :kona:

    68. 68
      @NikkeMinxx says:

      I did see my Gucci Mane post but like three posts later (I was out yesterday)… I know who my real friends are, I was reading the comments and rolling. yall tried to not go in on him but it was just below the surface.

    69. 69
      prynsexxx says:

      SO what’s on everybody’s menu’s?

      Curry chicken
      Yella rice
      Peas

      I want some Oreo balls too.

    70. 70
      Bella Master says:

      Random:

      My coworker and I were discussing…um…our Unique type of names. And she mentioned she worked with a girl name La-a (pronounced La-Dash-a)

    71. 71
      Diva says:

      My job always has fruit but today they had an abundance of bananas and was like pls take them so I got two sections – I don’t bake and don’t what I could use these banana’s for any suggestions?
      ————————-
      :shocked:

    72. 72
      iWhip says:

      Pryn i knowed that was when i booked my 1st class flight to hell when i watched that vid for the way that i laughed. :ashamed: it was one of THEEE ghettoist chit i’d ever SEENT! then they had the nerve to be laughing while taping :no:

    73. 73
      Iheart says:

      prynsexxx says:

      @Nikke

      I KNOW yall seen Treemonisha then?! No? Well go look her up.

      #payback

      ___________

      :pc: IM sure this will be the last time i speak to Prynn

    74. 74
      @NikkeMinxx says:

      @Prynn :middlefinger: you and Treemonisha…

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      Bella Master says:

      Choco aka Hippie says:

      My job always has fruit but today they had an abundance of bananas and was like pls take them so I got two sections – I don’t bake and don’t what I could use these banana’s for any easy suggestions
      ~~~~~~~

      I love banana pancakes
      Then there is banana’s fosters (real simple: booze, brown sugar, and bananas)
      And of course, Banana Pudding

    76. 76
      NaijaGal says:

      MaShonda sat down with Global Grind for a brief interview where she discussed how she felt about Alicia’s comments. She also revealed that she’s been through therapy to help her get over her broken marriage and that she’s not as bothered by the entire situation or the subliminal shots as she once was.

      On how she felt when she first read Alicia Key’s interview with JET Magazine
      Not much surprises me anymore when it comes to this situation. I truly thought that everyone’s priority was the well being of the children involved. I don’t see the sense in throwing oil on a fire, it just takes us back to point A. The Jet interview just added insult to injury. I can’t figure out how this makes us better. How is it a positive, humanitarian gesture? But artists must protect their reputation and I get that.

      In the interview Alicia Keys says “…[They] were apart for some time before we ever got together…that doesn’t matter to those who take pleasure in trying to knock others down…there’s no need to fight what’s not true…” Did you feel like this was a indirect stab at your open letter?
      There have been many stabs and shots taken, thankfully they don’t bother me the way they used to. I’ve never lied about one thing involving the demise of my marriage. No, we were not “apart” or separated, and that’s just a fact that can be proven in many ways. Blessings have a way of disguising themselves. This situation has helped me to understand life and what really matters.

      On how she dealt with the divorce
      There is a level of humiliation and criticism that the average person wouldn’t be able to conceive, it really altered my life, but gave me a super thick skin. It’s been a rollercoaster ride. I’ve lost weight, gained weight, lost some hair and almost lost hope and mental focus. For months I saw a therapist because I needed someone to assist me in putting the pieces back together. There was a lot of stress and pain, it’s been challenging. I’ve found ways to cope and not get consumed in a dark space. You have to take care of yourself and move forward. In my case, I have a child and live for him. I have a purpose and I won’t give up on it.

    77. 77
      Diva says:

      @Diva
      I didn’t even read your banana pudding comment when I posted that – Im going to see how hard it is to make

      —————————
      Not hard at all. I cheated and bought some pudding filling in a bag. It took all of 15 minutes to make it with the filling, cookies and bananas! Try it!!!!

    78. 78
      Iheart says:

      @Fay, I peed a lil bit when i watched :lol:

    79. 79
      iWhip says:

      Naija :applause: she SAID that! sounds like a healed woman :yes:

    80. 80

      I love banana pancakes
      Then there is banana’s fosters (real simple: booze, brown sugar, and bananas)
      And of course, Banana Pudding
      ____________________
      :yes:

      @Diva
      I just printed a recipe that calls for banana pudding and graham cracker crust _ Im going to add cream cheese thanks and back to the store I go :grin:

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      prynsexxx says:

      NaijaGal says:

      MaShonda…..
      __________________________

      <——— REFUSED to read any further

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      goat76 says:

      Hey Pryn!!!

      I want’s to laugh too…..
      What videos do I need to youtube?

      Currently listening to ‘treemonisha leader in the neighborhood’

    83. 83
      prynsexxx says:

      Choco aka Hippie says:

      @Diva
      I just printed a recipe that calls for banana pudding and graham cracker crust _ Im going to add cream cheese thanks and back to the store I go
      _________________

      Don’t forget the DOLE crushed pineapples in heavy syrup…..You’re welcome. :grill:

    84. 84
      Bella Master says:

      :lol: @Prynn not reading any further

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      VDot says:

      prynsexxx says:

      DEATH TO WHOMEVER SAID YOUTUBE MARY J SONG AT FUNERAL!!!!!!!!!!
      GO TO HELL……….AND STAY

      ___________________________________________

      I’m over here watching it now and :crying:

      Did yall see the way she was circling that casket. She meant that sh*t! Was up all night practicing!

    86. 86
      iWhip says:

      Pryn we havin all kinda food here:

      goat
      deer
      turkey
      hog <—i aint eatin it
      mac & cheese
      tata salad
      greens
      dressing
      yams
      cheesecake
      red velvet cake
      sweet tata pies
      nana pudding
      rolls

      :dance: <—fat guhl excited

    87. 87
      prynsexxx says:

      @Goat

      Watch Dora throws a function.

      <——- one of my favs…

      *I got a monkey and a train, bitch.* LMAO

    88. 88
      Iheart says:

      @Goat,Youtube Mary J. Blige and funeral. :coffee:

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      iWhip says:

      She meant that sh*t! Was up all night practicing!

      :hahaha: damn shole DID! i felt SO bad for her, like how the FCK u aint know that was NOT the song to sang at him fune???

      I’ll Fly Away? :yes:
      7 Days by MJB :no: & :spank:

    90. 90
      prynsexxx says:

      @Iheart

      Don’t do my brother like that. LOL

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      luVn_liFe... says:

      :peace: In the middle east and errythang else in between.
      #notwinning

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      NaijaGal says:

      iWhip says:

      Pryn we havin all kinda food here:

      goat
      ==============
      :love: the best meat out there :D

    93. 93
      prynsexxx says:

      @Whip

      I’ll fly away just wasn’t quite……..it. She needed that UMPH. LOL

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      San says:

      I would have lost consciousness and :spank:

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      Keesh says:

      Last week, Power held up a hand-written sign in court that said someone else killed Bevins.

      Classic

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      prynsexxx says:

      luVn_liFe… says:

      In the middle east and errythang else in between.
      __________________________

      I :pray: that EVERYBODY got the memo.

    97. 97
      iWhip says:

      po baby couldnt eem sang tho! :crying:

      insult meet injury :(

    98. 98
      prynsexxx says:

      @Whip

      THAT’S not a fair assessment coming from someone who can. :spank: :nono: LOL

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      @NikkeMinxx says:

      @Goat #82…. Church Folks by Phillip and Emmanuel Hudson, I dont know how old you are but DC Curry’s ComicView Grandstand is an option.. Earthquake About Damn Time

      @Keesh #95… The sign killed me softly.

    100. 100
      San says:

      prynsexxx says:

      NaijaGal says:

      MaShonda…..
      __________________________

      <——— REFUSED to read any further
      _______________
      Me neither. Its all kinds of sides to that story sooooo :tea:

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      Iheart says:

      @Prynn, That is a MUST see video man. :rofl:

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      @NikkeMinxx says:

      Fay #97.. thats what u=it was. I can usually sit through bad singing but this was what I like to call “Doing too much of the most.”

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      goat76 says:

      Did she just say ” I just made love to you” at a funeral??

      :casket:

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      iWhip says:

      Pryn i was jus waiting on her to do the MJB “crunk hand dance” she’s famous for OR a hype man to walk out in front of the casket :no:

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      @NikkeMinxx says:

      :newpost: About that Mashonda stuff Naija posted.

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      goat76 says:

      It’s been a slow week at work, so I been on youtube watching horrible church singing, Crackhead singing amazing grace these last couple of days.

    107. 107
      iWhip says:

      Nikke she aint eem wannt give the mic up bew! she wanted to FINISH that tribute! :dead:

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      Keesh says:

      Mannnn I just watched that damn video of that girl singing Mary J 7 days and I got tears in my eyes Im laughing so hard. Yall aint shiat!!!!

    109. 109
      Keesh says:

      I swear who ever taped it aint ****…Whoooooo Im still laughing….I love my damn people!!!

    110. 110

      Why did the people attending the funeral laugh at her :rofl:

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      tintin1979 says:

      these white people must think black ppl are crazy.

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      gavin.alisha says:

      :rolleyes:

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