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Deck the ... Look Out! Woman Tries to Run Over Decorating Ex, Police Say

The joyride left broken lights and decorations, causing more than $500 in damage

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    A Pennsylvania woman is behind bars after attempting to run over her ex-boyfriend and his family outside of their Uniontown, Pennsylvania, home. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016)

    State police say holiday music was blaring from a Pennsylvania woman's car as she tore up the yard of her ex-boyfriend's home, nearly running the man and his family over.

    Forty-seven-year-old Mary Jo Smith was charged Tuesday with multiple offenses stemming from Monday's incident.

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    (Published Friday, April 28, 2017)

    Alan McCutcheon says he was setting up a Christmas light display outside of his Fayette County home when Smith yelled "Merry Christmas" and made several passes through his yard.

    State police say Smith attempted to hit the 64-year-old along with his wife and adult daughter. No one was injured.

    The holiday joyride caused more than $500 in damage, leaving behind tire tracks and a trail of broken lights and decorations.

    It's unclear if Smith has an attorney to could comment.

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