PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – A Florida woman landed in jail after fighting with her husband who kept passing gas.

Police tell WPEC-TV that Dawn Meikle, 55, elbowed her husband after he passed gas in bed early in the morning on December 11th. She eventually kicked him out of bed after the flatulence wouldn’t stop.

Donald Meikle says he eventually was allowed back in bed. Dawn started to kick and elbow him again after he kept passing gas.

Meikle tells police that he held his wife down for her own safety during the struggle. Dawn split her lip during the fight. He has scratches across his chest and a ripped shirt. She eventually called 911 at 3:30am.

Police say Dawn also used pepper spray to keep her husband out of the bathroom.

Dawn Meikle has been arrested on a domestic battery charge.