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Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 11/19/2010

Jail for woman in bridal veil assault

By The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown

A Hagerstown woman who assaulted a neighbor in his home while wearing nothing but a bridal skirt and veil is going to prison.

A judge sentenced 33-year-old Melissa Wagaman Thursday to five years in prison.

A jury convicted her Nov. 4 of second-degree assault, fourth-degree burglary and reckless endangerment for the February attack on Aaron Parrott.

Wagaman testified at her trial that a combination of over-the-counter cold medicine and marijuana apparently made her hallucinate that she was getting married and that her mother was locked in Parrott's basement.

Prosecutors say Wagaman has a history of drug-induced crimes, including a 2007 conviction for fleeing and eluding police.

Wagaman apologized to the Parrotts during Thursday's hearing.

By The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown  | November 19, 2010; 11:31 AM ET
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This chick needs to switch to crack.

Posted by: blackforestcherry | November 19, 2010 12:05 PM | Report abuse

A little understanding please...who hasn't wanted to assault their neighbor while wearing a bridal skirt and veil on occasion? We've all been there...

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | November 19, 2010 1:37 PM | Report abuse

It's not the marijuana, it's the cold medicine and a scary woman.

Posted by: CalmTruth | November 19, 2010 5:34 PM | Report abuse

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