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Man Jailed On Ramen Noodle Battery Charge

Cops: Florida woman attacked over dog in bed

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Ramen Battery

3/30 UPDATE: Smith was sentenced Monday to a year’s probation and ordered to attend a batterers intervention program by a judge who found him guilty of misdemeanor battery. Smith, who spent 49 days in custody following his arrest, was also ordered by Judge Kathryn Nelson to pay a total of $850 in fines and court costs.

JANUARY 31--A Florida Man is behind bars after allegedly battering his girlfriend with hot ramen noodles, according to police.

Responding Friday morning to a domestic disturbance call at a Fort Pierce residence, sheriff’s deputies spoke to a woman who said she was struck with noodles thrown by Brandon Smith, 21, following a dispute over allowing Smith’s dog onto their bed.

After Smith hit her with the noodles, the 39-year-old woman alleged, he struck her “on the back with the hot pot,” according to an arrest affidavit.

When questioned by cops, Smith said that he woke up and “began making a pot of ramen noodles.” The victim, he claimed, was chasing the dog around when she fell atop the ramen noodles on the stove.

Pictured above, Smith was arrested for domestic battery and booked into the St. Lucie County jail, where he is being held in lieu of $5000 bond on the misdemeanor count.

In the past year, Smith has been convicted of cocaine possession, resisting police, and driving without a license. (1 page)