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Woman sentenced to 180 days in jail for climbing Wayne Co. cell tower

Posted: 5:42 PM, Aug 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-29 17:42:15-04

A woman who caused a three-hour ordeal when she scaled a 285-foot cellular tower last month was sentenced to 180 days in jail.

Her sentence will be suspended to 90 days on the condition that she obtain a mental health and drug assessment and follow all recommendations, according to the Wayne County Common Pleas Court.

Dozens of first responders and onlookers watched a scary situation unfold as the woman was seen scaling a 285-foot cellular tower on the night of Thursday July 27, according to police.

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The woman pleaded guilty to inducing panic, criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct, according to the Wayne County Common Pleas Court.