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Tully Corcoran

Tully Corcoran spent seven years covering the Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas Jayhawks for The Topeka Capital-Journal. His work has been honored multiple times by The Kansas Press Association. He most recently wrote for FOX Sports Houston and FOX Sports Southwest. Follow him on Twitter.

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fans gone wild

FANS GONE WILD

Some people just can't enjoy a game without getting involved. See the craziest spectators.

A 25-year-old Iowa woman jumped into the fountains at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Monday, attempted to elude police and stands charged of three crimes, including soliciting an officer.

So it was a bit of an up-and-down night for Jessica McCoy, who appears to have gotten loosened up with a mystery blue concoction that most certainly contained liquor. They're calling this woman "Fountain Mom," although it's unclear what led anyone to believe she is a mother.

Kansas City Police released her mugshot and confirmed her name via Twitter.

After news of the incident broke, Rob Zerwekh, a producer for the local FOX affiliate in Kansas City, appeared to find Fountain Mom in pregame footage he shot in the stadium's parking lot.

A group of photos from the incident taken by another fan do a pretty solid job of piecing together McCoy's escapades.

And, yes, there is a video:

This morning, Toby Cook, the Royals' Vice President of Community Affairs and Publicity, spoke to Kansas City Radio station KMBZ and urged fans not to replicate McCoy's stunt.

"It might look funny on websites, but it's a dangerous thing to do," Cook said. "[It] not only gets you out of the ball park really fast, it's something we want to encourage fans not to consider because somebody could get seriously hurt if they go into the fountain."

UPDATE: Looks like McCoy is out of jail. Give this woman something to nurse her hangover, stat!

FOX 4 News in Kansas City was there when McCoy was released from jail today. She was awaiting a ride from friends "if (she has) any left," and doesn't really remember the incident.

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