Police: Woman arrested after fighting with husband who wouldn't stop farting

Dawn Meikle. (Port St. Lucie Police Department)

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (WPEC) - A woman is facing a charge of battery for fighting with her husband who couldn't stop passing gas.

Donald Fitzroy Meikle told police his wife, Dawn, elbowed him on the arm when he passed gas in bed. This happened early in the morning on Dec. 11. Meikle said she eventually kicked him out of bed because his flatulence wouldn't stop.

The victim said his wife let him back into bed. He passed gas again, according to the report, and she started to kick and elbow him again. Meikle said he held his wife for his own safety. During the struggle, she suffered a split lip and he suffered several scratches across his chest.

Dawn called 911.

Police said she also sprayed pepper spray to keep her husband out of the bathroom.

Police arrested Dawn for domestic battery and took her to the St. Lucie County jail.

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