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Wedding Crasher Starts Fight

An unwelcome wedding guest is facing charges after punching and biting other attendees. Dubuque Police officers were called to Eagle Point Park a little before 3:00 Sunday afternoon. According to witnesses, 28-year-old Melissa Shaffer-Herrion had come to the wedding looking to fight another woman’s fiancĂ©. That woman tried to speak with Shaffer-Herrion, but got punched in the face for her trouble. Another guest, a 25-year-old Maquoketa man, saw Shaffer-Herrion punch the woman and tried to intervene. Police say Shaffer-Herrion bit him on his bicep, causing an open wound. Officers arrested Shaffer-Herrion and she’s been charged with two counts of Assault Causing Injury.

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