A dream wedding turns into chaos after the groom’s ‘gay sex request’ – and ends with cops peppering and declaring: ‘I’m going to miss Christmas, again’
- Joshua Newhouse sentenced to four months in prison after breaking up on wedding day
- The court heard that he asked his wife if he could sleep with their friend
- When cops arrived at his home in western Sydney, they had to pepper him
The groom was pepper-sprayed by the police after his wedding erupted into chaos when he told his new wife he wanted to sleep with their boyfriend, a court heard.
Joshua Newhouse married his girlfriend in a ceremony attended by a small group of friends and family in Wallacia, in Sydney’s outer west on September 25 at 3pm.
Newhouse was sentenced to four months in prison in Penrith District Court on Wednesday for assaulting police who responded to the unrest, and Newhouse pleaded with the judge that he would miss Christmas repeatedly’.
Joshua Newhouse faced Penrith District Court (pictured) on Wednesday for assaulting police after breaking down on his wedding day
The court heard that the wedding festivities worsened around 9 p.m., after Newhouse had been drinking for several hours and had made an offer to his wife which sparked a heated argument.
He then wandered outside to the street and continued to scream, at which point the neighbors called the police, the court heard.
When officers arrived they found Newhouse, also known as Joshua Thomas, shirtless in his front yard, police say.
They tried to talk to him but he told them to ‘stop working’ and went back inside, and I saw the court documents Daily Telegraph condition.
Then they moved home when they heard a commotion inside the building.
The court heard that Newhouse again told them to “kill your dog” and that he would take a bath.
Police said they tried to ask his mother, who was crying, what caused the quarrel, but he walked straight to an officer and yelled at him to take off his mask and fight him.
Officers attempted to arrest him at that point, but an altercation ensued which resulted in one officer peppering Newowhouse in the face (Stocked Photo)
Officers attempted to arrest him at that point, but an altercation ensued which resulted in one of the officers spraying pepper on his face.
The court heard that a strict reform order was issued against him when the incident occurred for the same crime of assaulting the police.
The judge noted that he had previously completed alcohol and drug programs but chose to drink heavily at his wedding.
He said that until Newhouse accepted that he needed to abstain from drinking, he was left with no choice but to impose a prison sentence.
Newhouse’s wife was in court supporting him from the show and he shouted to her that he loved her.
He is scheduled to be released in March 2022.