Man arrested for allegedly throwing ham at woman in argument over Christmas dinner

Posted at 10:47 AM, Dec 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-25 11:47:50-05

By RNN Staff 

LONDON, KY (RNN) - A Kentucky man faces charges of assault and fleeing or evading police after an argument about which day his family should eat Christmas dinner.

Deputies were dispatched to the scene of a reported domestic dispute Sunday night. Upon their arrival, the suspect, David Brannon, attempted to flee but was detained instead, according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.

An investigation revealed Brannon allegedly threw items at a female victim, including the ham to be eaten for Christmas dinner, following an argument over which day the family should have the dinner.

Deputies say several items were found on the kitchen floor.

Brannon is being held in the Laurel County Correctional Center, where his bond for the evasion charge was set at $1,000. His bond for the assault charge is pending.

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