An Illinois Woman Bites Off an Ear in Fight Over Drugs

Published 02/25 2014 03:27PM

Updated 02/25 2014 04:02PM

A Mount Carmel, Illinois woman allegedly bites off another woman's ear in a fight over synthetic marijuana.

Police say the victim and Jeffery Abbott showed up to Joyce Batterton's home asking to buy the drug but Batterton says she no longer sells it.

The victim says she and Abbott were leaving when Batterton attacked her with a baseball bat and bit off part of her ear. Police say when they arrived they found Abbott with the bat smashing a pick-up truck.

During his arrest, officers say Abbott slammed his head into the squad car's trunk.

Batterton was also taken to jail.

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