Runaway Bride Indicted

Runaway bride Jennifer Wilbanks now faces two charges for her very public case of cold feet last month before her wedding.

Gwinnett County, Georgia, District Attorney Danny Porter says a grand jury has returned an indictment on one felony and one misdemeanor charge against Wilbanks for claiming she'd been abducted and sexually assaulted.

The felony charge of false statement carries a maximum sentence of five years in jail and a $10,000 fine.

The misdemeanor of filing a false police report can yield a 12-month sentence and $1,000 fine.

Porter says "sympathy" doesn't play a part in deciding what charges to file against Wilbanks. But he says it can affect the outcome of the case.


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