Florida man accused of assaulting roommate with slice of pizza

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Daniel Plunkett
Daniel Plunkett, 50, faces battery charges after police say he threw a hot slice of pizza at his roommate
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office

TREASURE ISLAND, FL -- Police in Florida say an argument over pizza ended with a man throwing a hot slice at his roommate.

According to the Tampa Tribune, the man's roommate called police after she says Daniel Allen Plunkett, 50, tossed a hot slice of pizza at her. She says it struck her left hand. The arrest report also states the woman had sauce on her shoulder. She was not injured.

Plunkett denied throwing the pizza, telling officers it was actually his roommate who was throwing pizza. Officers did note that Plunkett was shirtless and had sauce on his chest.

After further investigation, officers arrested Plunkett on charges of simple battery and for violating his felony probation.