Port St. Lucie Woman Arrested Over Flatulence Fight with Husband: Police

A Port St. Lucie woman was arrested and charged with battery after authorities say she attacked her husband for repeatedly passing gas in bed.

According to a police report, Donald Meikle told police that his wife, Dawn, elbowed him and kicked him out of bed the morning of Friday, Dec. 11. Dawn told police her husband was repeatedly passing gas.

The fight escalated as the flatulence continued. Dawn Meikle reportedly ran to the bathroom to call 911 and also discharged a canister of pepper spray.

During the altercation, Dawn Meikle suffered a split lip while her husband suffered scratches on his chest.

She has since been released from jail.

Records did not indicate whether she had hired an attorney.

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