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A Florida bride barely got a chance to enjoy her nuptials after being arrested for allegedly lacing her wedding food with marijuana and serving it to unsuspecting guests.
Dayna Glenny and her caterer, Joycelyn Bryant, were charged with tampering, culpable negligence and delivery of marijuana, according to FOX 35.
Deputies responded to a wedding ceremony in Longwood on Feb. 19 after multiple guests reported “feeling weird.” One guest told officials he felt like he had “drugs inside him” after eating food and drinking wine, the outlet reported.
USA TODAY has reached out to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office for comment.
Other guests were vomiting and complaining of stomach pains as first responders arrived on the scene, FOX 35 reported. Some were taken to the hospital.
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“I thought I was having a heart attack. My heart was racing and before I went to bed that night, I actually slept in my car right on-site,” Miranda Cady, a guest at the wedding, told WESH 2.
Cady told the outlet another friend at the wedding asked, “Are we stoned right now?”
Detectives took food items from the wedding including chocolate covered strawberries, pudding ‘shot’ desserts’ and lasagna to have them tested, FOX 35 reported.
Two months later, Bryant and Glenny were arrested.
“I don’t know why, I think that is the biggest question on all of our minds in speaking with some of the family members. We want an explanation,” Cady told WESH 2.
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