Juror Cited for Contempt for Trying to 'Friend' Female Defendant

August 30, 2011 Updated Aug 30, 2011 at 5:51 PM EDT

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Juror Cited for Contempt for Trying to 'Friend' Female Defendant

August 30, 2011 Updated Aug 30, 2011 at 5:51 PM EDT

A 22-year-old Texas man has been cited for contempt of court for attempting to become a Facebook "friend" of the female defendant during a civil trial in which he was serving as a juror last month, according to a story in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

According to the report, the man was sentenced to two days of community service after pleading guilty to four counts of contempt of court.

Read the Star-Telegram story HERE.