COCOA, Fla. - A Cocoa woman is recovering with cuts and bruised ribs after she said she was attacked for not picking up after her dog.
Cocoa police arrested Jameria Smith on Monday night. She is charged with aggravated battery.
Authorities said Smith assaulted the woman who was out walking her dog for failing to pick up the mess the dog left near Smith's home.
The victim needed stitches after being beaten in the head.