Good Mexican-food God, what is it with Floridians, weird crime and tacos?
Christopher Phillips, 23 of Manatee County, found out that his mother had used some of his taco sauce. Naturally, he got so angry he decided to put her in a headlock. Then his girlfriend got involved. It was not a salsa fiesta.
According to the Smoking Gun, the incident happened on Monday afternoon. Christopher shares a home with his mother, and found out that his mama, Rebecca Phillips, had used his taco and salsa sauce on her dinner. Things got more heated than the most spicy salsa.
Christopher got up in his moms face while screaming and yelling. Rebecca pushed him back, that's when Christopher decided to put his mom in a headlock. In the process he broke her glasses and caused pain to her neck.
Rebecca managed to break free, but Christopher wasn't done. He went into his room and got his live in girlfriend, Lisa Tyre, 27.
Lisa, ever a classy lady, decided to get in on the action too. She started yelling at Rebecca, and then slapped her across the face four times. She took two slaps to both cheeks. The slaps caused a cut in Rebecca's mouth.
She asked her son for her own car keys, but he refused to return them. So she walked all the way to her husband's place of work before calling the police.
Both Christopher and Lisa were arrested on misdemeanor domestic battery charges.
No word on whether Mama decided to eat the rest of the taco sauce with a spoon while the pair was in jail out of spite. Sure, it might have stung the cut in her mouth, but true aficionados know taco sauce and salsa are dishes best eaten out of spite.
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