An out-of-control groom from Willingboro, New Jersey, struck plea deal with Pennsylvania prosecutors on Thursday that saw him avoid jail time for sexual assault of a waitress during his wedding reception
Matthew Aimers, 32, was accused of sexually assaulting an underage waitress at his own wedding after following her into a bathroom is sentenced to six years’ probation
Aimers was arrested and charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault which took place at his own wedding at the Northampton Valley Country Club in Richboro, Pennsylvania, on Nov 20, 2018
Aimers allegedly propositioned an underage waitress for sex and offered her $100. He then allegedly forced himself on her in a bathroom stall
Prosecutors said they decided to pursue a plea agreement with Aimers after consulting with the alleged victim
Aimers pled guilty to two counts of simple assault, which stem from a separate altercation he had with a staff member who told him not to take alcohol outside after the reception, that same day
He also pled guilty to misdemeanor charges of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct
In keeping with his plea agreement, Aimers will not serve time in prison, neither will he be required to register as a sex offender
Aimers of Willingboro was sentenced on Thursday to six years’ probation after he pleaded guilty to two counts of simple assault, indecent exposure, and disorderly conduct – all misdemeanors, according to records.
The simple assault charges stem from a separate incident involving Aimers and another staff member who told him he could not take alcohol outside, at the reception venue.
As part of the plea agreement with Bucks County, Pennsylvania, prosecutors, the more serious charges, including indecent assault, imprisonment of a minor, harassment, and other offenses, were dropped.
A Bucks County official said Aimers was ordered to have no contact with the victim.
Aimers is also required to undergo anger management and must continue treatment with a therapist.
Out-of-control groom Matthew Aimers who was charged with assault in February 2019, was supported publicly by his wife, Kayla, [right]. He was He was sentenced on Thursday to six years’ probationThe waitress alleged that Aimers at his wedding reception [seen in wedding photo with his wife Kayla], propositioned her, offering $100. After she refused his advances, he allegedly followed her into the ladies’ bathroom and cornered her in a stall and exposed himself to her
If he complies with the terms of his probation, his punishment could be reduced even further.
Moments later, Aimers allegedly followed her into the ladies’ bathroom and cornered her in a stall.
He then began kissing and touching her inappropriately, according to investigators.
Aimers is then alleged to have exposed himself to the waitress.
‘Can you kiss me like you mean it?’ Aimers is said to have told the waitress during the encounter.
The waitress was then able to push Aimers away and escape, according to authorities.
Aimers was arrested a few hours after the reception on unrelated charges after he punched an employee who tried to keep him from taking alcohol outside.
Aimers [seen here dancing with his bride], is alleged to have exposed himself to the underage waitress. He allegedly then asked her ‘Can you kiss me like you mean it?’, during the encounter at a country club in Richboro, Pa., in Nov 2018
Aimers was supported publicly by his wife, Kayla, who was seen holding her husband’s hand as they made their way into court for proceedings.
His attorney said their united front was proof of his innocence, telling the court: ‘If he committed a crime, not even Dr. Phil could keep them together.
‘And the fact that they still are together shows that my client is an innocent man.’