Rozak found Williams in contempt of court and sentenced him to six months in jail. However, Rozak could free him if Williams apologizes and judge accepts.
Charles Pelkie, spokesman for the Will county state"s attorney"s office, said, "The prosecutor told him that what Williams did could hardly be called a 'yawn.' This was a very loud, boisterous, deliberate attempt... to disrupt the proceedings and show disrespect to the court."
Pelkie also said, "It was not a guy who involuntarily yawned. This guy was making a statement — a very loud statement — in court."