Woman tried to poison her fiancé by pinning his drink with eye drops after she was inspired by a scene in the Wedding Crashers movie
- Police arrested Jaymee Lynn Cruz, of Salisbury, North Carolina on Saturday
- She was accused of distributing harmful or harmful food
- Her fiancé called authorities after he said he had seen Cruz make eye drops in his soft drink
- Sheriff delegates said that Cruz initially denied her fiance's allegations, but later admitted that she was trying to poison him to make him sick
- She said she was inspired by the character of the tactician Owen Wilson that was used on the character of Bradley Cooper in the hit & # 39; Wedding Crashers & # 39; from 2005.
Police arrested Jaymee Lynn Cruz, of Salisbury, North Carolina on Saturday
A woman from North Carolina was arrested after allegedly taking her fiance's drink with eye drops after being inspired by a scene in the movie Wedding Crashers.
The authorities were called on Saturday by her fiancé to Cruz's house after he said that he saw her putting eye drops in his cola, WSOC TV reported.
The couple had reportedly argued over the custody of their daughter because Cruz wanted to leave. When assistant sheriffs arrived, her fiancee hid in a bathroom with the girl.
Rowan County sheriff delegates who responded to the scene said Cruz initially denied contamination of her fiancee soda.
But they say she confessed later and said she hoped to make him sick.
Police reported she got the idea of a scene in the 2005 hit crack, Wedding Crashers, where Owen Wilson & # 39; s character, John, picks up the drink from Sack Lodge played by Bradley Cooper.
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Cruz reportedly said she was trying to make her fiance sick after seeing this scene in the 2005 hit comedy & # 39; Wedding Crashers & # 39;
During the film, Cooper's character became very ill after consuming wine of which Wilson & # 39; s character tore through with Visine.
The joke may have caused much fun on the big screen, but in reality, eye drops contain a dangerous chemical called tetrahydrozoline.
The chemical constricts blood vessels and can cause breathing difficulties, slow the heartbeat and even bring someone into a coma.
In September, South Carolina Femme Fatale Lana Clayton, 52, was accused of killing her husband, Stephen Clayton, using eye drops after an autopsy found deadly levels of tetrahydrozoline in his system, according to ABC news.
California mechanic Shane Carpenter was accused of poisoning and domestic violence in 2013 after his wife accused him of spitting her drink with eye drops after an argument, according to Urban Policy Institute.
And in 2012, Byron Shull of Cleveland, Ohio, was sentenced to five years in prison for nearly killing his then-84-year-old father with Visine, Fox 8 reported.
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