Thursday, May 26, 2005 at 10:28 AM
As called for in a previous article on this sordid fairytale, prosecutors have secured indictments against runaway bride Jennifer Wilbanks for criminal deception against Georgia law enforcement authorities, resident volunteers and the entire nation:
She was charged with one count of making false statements, a felony punishable by up to five years in prison, and one count of making a false report of a crime, a misdemeanor punishable by a year in jail.
Of course, the most disturbing thing about this case is the psychological hate crime Wilbanks committed by accusing an Hispanic man of kidnapping and raping her. Yet, what her fellow church members will probably find most shocking are the creative and explicit details this Christian Southern Belle reported to the police about her phantom assault. (Wink: She left no doubt as to what her sexual fantasies are.)
Nevertheless, time behind bars might be the only way for her to fully appreciate the consequences of her actions. And, it’s very likely that more than a few of her fellow inmates would be happy to help her workout the details of her story….