33-year-old Frank Blake from County Henrico, Virginia, was sentenced to an additional one and a half years in prison after it was revealed that he was a polygamist: two of his wives came to visit him in detention at the same time.
About this tragicomic event wrote on Thursday, December 17, The local newspaper the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
During the investigation of this complicated matrimonial history of law enforcement agencies learned that Blake had three wives, and at each one he married, and did not obtain a divorce from the previous one. In an interview with reporters, the prisoner claimed he had no idea that these actions are considered as a criminal offence.
As a result of this investigation the period of stay of Blake in prison was increased to 3.5 years.