Bridal couple plead guilty in spat with band
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A New York bride and groom arrested at their wedding reception after the bride trashed a set of conga drums in a spat with the band have pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct.
The bride was also accused of breaking a speaker in a dispute over the music at the April 5 reception. Fabiana Reyes has been sentenced in Village Court to the six days she already spent in jail. The 41-year-old also paid the band $1,500 for the damage.
Her 42-year-old husband and their 21-year-old daughter were accused of interfering with Reyes’ arrest. Elmo and Helen Fernandez pleaded guilty. Police used stun guns on both during the fracas.
The daughter says the couple were legally married in 1986 but delayed their church wedding until last month.
Published in The Messenger 5.12.08