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Conviction in Md. bridal dress break-in

By Associated Press

A Hagerstown jury has convicted a woman of burglary, assault and reckless endangerment for breaking into her neighbor's house wearing nothing but a bridal skirt and veil on a snowy night in February.

Thirty-three-year old Melissa Wagaman testified Thursday that a combination of cold medicine and marijuana apparently made her hallucinate she was getting married and that her mother was locked in her neighbor's basement.

Wagaman broke a dining room window with her head, causing shattered glass to cut an artery in Aaron Parrott's arm.

The jury rejected defense arguments that Wagaman truly believed she needed to enter Parrott's house and that she didn't know she was endangering him.

She faces up to 23 years in prison.

By Associated Press  | November 5, 2010; 8:10 AM ET
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Maryland  
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Comments

This year there were thirteen states that wanted to legalize Marijuanna. Could you imagine the amount of funny stories? Guy breaks in 711 because he had the munchies. There definately would be another reality show like cops but call it pots....

Posted by: tsamm | November 5, 2010 10:06 AM | Report abuse

7-11's are open 24/7... when would someone break in?

Posted by: Irato | November 5, 2010 12:07 PM | Report abuse

I bet she was on more than cold medicine and weed....more like cold medicine and PCP!

Posted by: B-rod | November 5, 2010 1:21 PM | Report abuse

Imagine the officer having to write up the arrest report on this one...just don't get under the influence, psuedo-brides breaking and entering too often.

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | November 5, 2010 1:56 PM | Report abuse

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