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Fla. woman charged in beer-pouring battery

Dec. 17, 2009 at 1:43 PM   |   Comments

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Police in Florida said a woman was charged with domestic battery for allegedly pouring beer over her sleeping boyfriend.

Investigators said Melva Ann Wixon returned to the St. Petersburg home she shares with her boyfriend, Eric Hartman, at about 7 p.m. Tuesday after drinking at a bar and found Hartman asleep, the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times reported Thursday.

Police said Wixon, 49, became angry about Hartman's plans to move to Ohio and poured beer on him while he slept. Hartman woke up and called police.

Wixon was arrested and booked into the Pinellas County Jail.

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