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Wedding goes wild as guests throw punches (Brawl when money throw onto dance floor)
wtsp ^ | Nov 10, 2009 | Tammie Fields

Posted on 11/11/2009 7:36:55 AM PST by tlb

Tampa - Tasha Johnson and Markeith's fairy tale themed wedding featured a horse and carriage.

During the reception one guest became upset when the groom started tossing money onto the dance floor for the children to scoop up. Tempers flared and some pushing and shoving took place. Some of the wedding guests chose sides and that led to an all out brawl that spilled out into the parking lot. Investigators say nearly 40 people were involved.

One of the first officers to respond was hit several times while trying to break up the fights.

A manager, at The Rusty Pelican said "It was a beautiful wedding up to that point.

The fighting ruined the reception and some of the guests and wedding party members headed to their hotel nearby where the fighting erupted all over again. A woman put the groom's 74 year old grandmother, Mary Wright in a choke hold.

Wright told 10 Connects that she was trying to calm down the crowd and tell them not to fight on such a special occasion. She says that's when her attacker said "I'm going to have to choke you out."

According to detectives one of the wedding guests called a relative to come over and get involved in the brawl. Malcolm Hepburn who wasn't a wedding guest showed up and started beating up the groom's father in the hotel parking lot according to police. They say Hepburn threw Andrew Thompson to the ground and kicked him in the face and ribs.

The bride and groom were not hurt. Family members say they're now celebrating their honeymoon in the Bahamas.

Meanwhile on Monday night Andrew Thompson was heading to the emergency room. He was having trouble breathing and believes he may have some broken ribs.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: brawl; bridezilla; wedding
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I like how the honeymooners left the casualties to take care of themselves. Happy trails Tasha and Markeith.
1 posted on 11/11/2009 7:36:56 AM PST by tlb
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To: tlb

As someone else noted: Behavior from the “culture of made up names”...


2 posted on 11/11/2009 7:39:14 AM PST by raybbr (It's going to get a lot worse now that the anchor babies are voting!)
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To: tlb

I’m not going to say TTWWP, but it would be much better.


3 posted on 11/11/2009 7:39:39 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: subterfuge

TTWWP

???????????


4 posted on 11/11/2009 7:40:43 AM PST by stevecmd
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To: tlb

He was tossing “Obama money”


5 posted on 11/11/2009 7:41:10 AM PST by petercooper (GOP: Big Tent Party??? Not if you are a CONSERVATIVE.)
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To: tlb
A woman put the groom's 74 year old grandmother, Mary Wright in a choke hold.

LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

Well, not REALLY funny.

6 posted on 11/11/2009 7:41:22 AM PST by raybbr (It's going to get a lot worse now that the anchor babies are voting!)
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To: tlb

Reeeeeeaaally classy...I pity their children.


7 posted on 11/11/2009 7:42:02 AM PST by jagusafr (Kill the red lizard, Lord! - nod to C.S. Lewis)
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To: tlb

Shocker.

8 posted on 11/11/2009 7:43:02 AM PST by DogBarkTree (Support Sarah. http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/sarahpalin?ref=nf)
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To: tlb

Mr. & Mrs. ‘Jack Sprat,’ LOL! I wouldn’t tangle with the Bride, either!


9 posted on 11/11/2009 7:43:12 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (We have a Pisher in Chief!)
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To: tlb

The Common Culture’s quality folk again display their discreet charm.


10 posted on 11/11/2009 7:43:53 AM PST by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My bullets are dipped in pig grease!")
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To: tlb

Kinda reminds you of the time Thetis and Peleus got hitched. Man! That one turned into a brawl too...!


11 posted on 11/11/2009 7:44:25 AM PST by Savage Beast (“If you throw a rock over a fence, it’s the hit dog that hollers.” -Mike Huckabee)
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To: DogBarkTree

Sexy arms!


12 posted on 11/11/2009 7:44:30 AM PST by BenLurkin
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To: raybbr

Yeah, whatever the noodles in mama’s alphabet soup spell.


13 posted on 11/11/2009 7:45:12 AM PST by bgill (The framers of the US Constitution established an entire federal government in 18 pages.)
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To: tlb

It seems like some orcs and goblins slipped into fairie land . . .


14 posted on 11/11/2009 7:45:38 AM PST by Psalm 144 (What did you think NEW WORLD ORDER meant? The Constitution? States' rights? Individual liberty?)
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To: tlb

Everybody is scrambling for that free money! hmmmmm hmmmmmm hmmmmmm


15 posted on 11/11/2009 7:46:02 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Play the Race Card -- lose the game.)
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To: tlb
"One of the first officers to respond was hit several times while trying to break up the fights."

stupid, stupid move. let them fight. bring the winner to jail and the loser to the hospital.

16 posted on 11/11/2009 7:46:18 AM PST by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: tlb
It was a beautiful wedding up to that point.

Other than THAT, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?

17 posted on 11/11/2009 7:46:31 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: tlb

The love of money is the root of all evil.


18 posted on 11/11/2009 7:47:35 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: tlb

Good grief...there just are no words...


19 posted on 11/11/2009 7:47:58 AM PST by pgkdan ( I miss Ronald Reagan!)
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To: tlb
she was trying to calm down the crowd and tell them not to fight on such a special occasion. She says that's when her attacker said "I'm going to have to choke you out."

Not that I WANT to, you understand, but I HAVE to....

20 posted on 11/11/2009 7:48:33 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: DogBarkTree

Was there any cake left for the guests?


21 posted on 11/11/2009 7:48:45 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Live jubtabulously!)
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To: DogBarkTree

“Damn, Shaniqua!”


22 posted on 11/11/2009 7:48:51 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Hope....Change...Food Stamps!)
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To: stevecmd

Ha!

(TTWWP) This Thread Worthless Without Pictures

Usually reserved for any posts regarding bad-girls, naughty female teachers, etc.


23 posted on 11/11/2009 7:49:08 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: BenLurkin

Note that nobody messed with the bride.


24 posted on 11/11/2009 7:50:07 AM PST by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: tlb
Malcolm Hepburn who wasn't a wedding guest showed up and started beating up the groom's father in the hotel parking lot

A walk-by beating....

25 posted on 11/11/2009 7:50:18 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: stevecmd

TTWWP/TTIHWP

This Thread (Is) Worthless Without Pictures


26 posted on 11/11/2009 7:50:40 AM PST by READINABLUESTATE
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To: DogBarkTree

Lots of laughs, I wish I was there, as a spectator!


27 posted on 11/11/2009 7:50:59 AM PST by 1776 Reborn
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To: tlb

Were adult beverages served at this wedding?


28 posted on 11/11/2009 7:52:23 AM PST by proxy_user
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To: tlb

“Malcolm Hepburn who wasn’t a wedding guest showed up and started beating up the groom’s father in the hotel parking lot according to police.”

Never let a good fist-fight go to waste. - Rahm Emanuel


29 posted on 11/11/2009 7:52:42 AM PST by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: tlb

Gather that many _______. You are likely to find a stolen gun.


30 posted on 11/11/2009 7:52:42 AM PST by bmwcyle (When do they collect and jail the homeless when they don't buy their health care?)
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To: DogBarkTree

when I read the names in the article, somehow, someway, in some form, for some odd reason, I just knew..


31 posted on 11/11/2009 7:54:34 AM PST by GeorgiaDawg32 (A moderate muslim is one who is simply buying time to reload..)
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To: thefactor

Dear old Dad always taught me to NEVER try to “break up a fight”. He said you always end up being the bad guy, despised by the fighters. And you also risk getting punched in the head by both of them.


32 posted on 11/11/2009 7:55:36 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: DogBarkTree

How much of the money did the bride eat?


33 posted on 11/11/2009 7:56:48 AM PST by saneright
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To: tlb
**I like how the honeymooners left the casualties to take care of themselves. Happy trails Tasha and Markeith. ***

What! No chivaree? ;-D

34 posted on 11/11/2009 7:57:47 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (The sword does not kill. It is a tool in the killer's hand.---Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Hey, they had a problem with “chivarees” on the Rifleman, didn’t they?


35 posted on 11/11/2009 7:58:53 AM PST by Maverick68 (w)
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To: tlb

Note to self.

Never schedule a wedding reception at a place called The Rusty Pelican.


36 posted on 11/11/2009 8:02:18 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (I am Legend)
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To: Maverick68

***Hey, they had a problem with “chivarees” on the Rifleman, didn’t they?***

Believe it or not that is where I first learned about Chivarees some 50 years ago! THE RIFLEMAN!


37 posted on 11/11/2009 8:02:49 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (The sword does not kill. It is a tool in the killer's hand.---Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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To: tlb

L’e me see if I have my traditional wedding anniversary gifts by year correct:
1st: fists
2nd: fry pan
3rd: chains
4th: tire irons
5th: brass knuckles
6th: baseball bat
7th: kitchen knife
8th: piano wire
9th: bricks
10th: gun


38 posted on 11/11/2009 8:03:07 AM PST by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd: ON)
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To: tlb

Feral.


39 posted on 11/11/2009 8:04:54 AM PST by Crawdad (Obamacare will lead to back-alley physicals.)
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To: READINABLUESTATE

40 posted on 11/11/2009 8:05:19 AM PST by Kozak (USA 7/4/1776 to 1/20/2009 Reqiescat in Pace)
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To: reagan_fanatic

LOL!


41 posted on 11/11/2009 8:06:16 AM PST by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: tlb
"Grandma got choked out at a wedding,
picking up cash thrown by Markeith.
You can say it was only for the yutes,
But as for me and Grandpa, we belieeeeeve ... !"
43 posted on 11/11/2009 8:07:59 AM PST by The G Man (The NY Times did "great harm to the United States" - President George W. Bush 6/26/06)
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To: tlb
" Malcolm Hepburn[,] who wasn't a wedding guest[,] showed up and started beating up the groom's father "

Something about that just cracks me up...

44 posted on 11/11/2009 8:08:20 AM PST by Mr. K (Deathly afraid one of my typos becomes a freeper catchphrase...I'm series!)
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To: raybbr
the “culture of made up names”

When someone who calls himself 'Snoop Doggy Dog' complains about his heritage being stolen, its hard to take him seriously.

45 posted on 11/11/2009 8:09:31 AM PST by laotzu
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To: tlb
Something tells me that the number of Obama bumper stickers in the parking lot far outnumbered the McCain ones.
46 posted on 11/11/2009 8:09:42 AM PST by festusbanjo (Barry makes Jimmy look qualified and makes Slick Willie look honest.)
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To: tlb

Honestly, I would have left too.

Neither the bride nor groom were involved. The groom started throwing money to the kids. It wasn’t like he beat up a little bugger.

As for the father, I’ll bet he told the couple to go and not lose out on their payment for it.

At my middle sister’s reception for her tenth anniversary, my older Looney sister got into it with her son. The Son had come in with his wife and kid, sitting on the opposite side from his mother. My Loon sister had to start something, THEN her lesbian lover threatened to beat the son. My nephew just said, “Get out of here you dyke.” Then my loon sister and her lover went yelling, screaming and hollering from the event.

People are stupid. It isn’t always the person inviting who has the problem.


47 posted on 11/11/2009 8:11:19 AM PST by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
The love of money is the root of all evil.

Yesterday, I was reading about a child being molested/raped.

Was that evil?

48 posted on 11/11/2009 8:12:32 AM PST by laotzu
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To: netmilsmom

These Amish are out of control.


49 posted on 11/11/2009 8:14:00 AM PST by SonnyBubba
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To: Slings and Arrows
 
A woman put the groom's 74 year old grandmother, Mary Wright in a choke hold.
 
Wright told 10 Connects that she was trying to calm down the crowd and tell them not to fight on such a special occasion. She says that's when her attacker said "I'm going to have to choke you out."
 
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Granny Choking Ping


50 posted on 11/11/2009 8:14:05 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (I am Legend)
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