BAGHDAD, IRAQ - NOVEMBER 06: An arrested Iraqi man stands before Iraqi judges in a makeshift courtroom November 6, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq. Around 300 Iraqi men who have been swept up in raids by Iraqi and US forces--often on charges of insurgent activity or organized crime such as kidnapping rings--are detained at a sparse rudimentary jail on a combined US-Iraqi military base here, and about five to ten a day are outfitted in orange jumpsuits and brought before a panel of judges at a nearby makeshift courtroom. Judges look over each men's file of evidence, hear the accused's statement, and route the case accordingly. Defendents are represented by an Iraqi woman lawyer, the Iraqi equivalent of a public defender. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
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CODY, Wyo. (AP) – A Wyoming man's "I do" wasn't followed by a kiss, cake or honeymoon but a prison sentence for an August crime spree.
The Powell Tribune reports that 25-year-old Israel Silva wore an orange jail jumpsuit and shackles when District Judge Steven Cranfill wed him and his 19-year-old bride in a Cody courtroom last week. The bride stayed 15 feet away from Silva to comply with the jail's "no contact" rules.
Right after, Cranfill sentenced Silva to six to 10 years in prison for a drunken crime spree in which he stole two pickup trucks, crashed one, fired shots at other vehicles and led police on a chase that reached speeds of up to 110 mph.
Silva is disputing the county attorney's arguments that he owes nearly $46,000 in restitution.
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