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Wife hits husband with belt because he refused to get up from bed and go to work

By Mason White 4:37 PM February 9, 2016
Yessenia Zamarippa 

By: Wayne Morin
A woman was arrested on a charge of domestic violence after allegedly using a belt to hit her husband on the back because he refused to go to work, police in Florida said.

The Fellsmere Police Department said that they have arrested 25-year-old Yessenia Zamarippa, after she was accused of attacking her husband because he remained in bed in the morning and refused to get up.

Zamarippa was charged with one count of battery and one count of domestic violence. She was booked into the Indian River County Jail, and was released without bail.

According to the police, officers responded to the couple’s home located on Meadows Court on Wednesday morning, after being called about a domestic dispute.

The husband told the officers who responded to the scene, that Zamarripa hit him with a belt on the back because his did not want to get out of bed and get ready for work.

Police saw marks on the back of the victim consistent with being hit by a belt.