21-223. Failure of juror to attend; fine

It is unlawful for a juror who is summoned and who fails to obtain a postponement or who is not excused from jury service to wilfully and without reasonable excuse fail to attend on the date scheduled for jury service.  If the person fails to respond to a second summons the court may issue a body attachment as for a direct contempt of the court.  The person may be fined an amount not to exceed five hundred dollars and may be compelled to attend for jury service on another date.