A Fayetteville wife and husband were arrested Wednesday (June 4) after she attacked him with a pizza, and he punched her, according to court documents.
Police were called to a residence on South Van Hoose Drive in response to a possible domestic battery case, court documents state.
The caller, Christifer Wade, 39, reported that he was fighting with his wife Jesse Wade, 29. Jessie attacked Christifer with a pizza by throwing it on him and then attacking him some more, Christifer told police. Jesse said Christifer punched her in the face, and he didn’t deny it, according to court documents.
Police said they observed a large swollen black eye on Jesse and several large scratches on Christifer’s back, chest and stomach, court documents state.
Neighbors interviewed by authorities said they saw Jesse chasing Christifer while he was speaking on the phone, according to court documents.
Both complained about their injuries and were taken to a hospital by ambulance. The severity of their injuries is unknown, court documents state.
Their 6-year-old son was present during the incident, and both parents were drunk, so both face a charge of endangering the welfare of a minor, according to court documents.
Christifer also faces a charge of third degree domestic battery. Jesse faces charges of aggravated assault and third-degree domestic battery, court documents state.
Christifer and Jesse were booked into the Washington County Detention Center, and the child was placed into the custody of Arkansas Department of Human Services, according to court documents.
Bond has been set at $2,760 for Christifer, and no bond has been set for Jesse, according to the Washington County Detention Center intake report.