BOZEMAN, Mont. (CBS/AP) A 31-year-old Montana man accused of hitting his pregnant sister in the mouth with a wrench during her wedding reception has pleaded not guilty.
David Sicotte, of Three Forks (and One Wrench?), appeared in District Court on Wednesday on charges of felony assault with a weapon, and disorderly conduct.
Prosecutors said he arrived at the reception uninvited Aug. 27, pushed his sister's new mother-in-law to the ground and started fighting with the groom.
Witnesses said Sicotte later whacked his sister with the wrench.
The bride told police she slapped her intoxicated brother, and that he responded by hitting her in the mouth with the wrench.
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported that Judge John Brown told Sicotte that while he is out on bail he is not allowed to drink alcohol, enter a bar, or come within 100 yards of the home where the alleged attack occurred.
No mention of whether that also applies to Home Depot.
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