Lady’s divorce was not finalized previous to nuptials, legislation enforcement say
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Utah feminine faces bigamy and perjury bills simply after police stated she acquired married in Las Vegas although even now married to her very first accomplice, courtroom paperwork stated.
Las Vegas Metro police arrested Ashley Lennon on Monday for a warrant issued in 2020, info confirmed.
In response to the warrant, a human being in Utah related legislation enforcement there within the drop of 2019 that Lennon was scheduling to get married in Las Vegas, though nonetheless remaining legally married to her very first husband.
Regulation enforcement reported Lennon was married to her initially husband in Utah in 2011. In late 2019, an e mail invitation indicated Lennon deliberate to get married a subsequent time.
Regulation enforcement indicated Lennon and her very first husband have been in divorce proceedings, however that on the time of the 2nd wedding ceremony ceremony, the divorce was not finalized.
A witness instructed legislation enforcement that she or he “was surprised to grasp Ashley was able to remarrying” since she was “nonetheless legally married” to her partner, paperwork said.
“Ashley said her authorized counsel had suggested her within the State of Utah they don’t discover out or pursue bigamy bills so if she did get remarried even with not turning into divorced the State of Utah wouldn’t prosecute her,” legislation enforcement wrote within the warrant.
Regulation enforcement defined Lennon’s subsequent wedding ceremony day transpired at a Las Vegas Boulevard chapel. A clerk signed the connection certification.
Data confirmed a decide launched Lennon with out having bond. She ought to have a look at in with the court docket on the time a 7 days pending demo. She was due in courtroom in Might nicely.