Katie Jade Gates Florida domestic tomato assault against elderly relatives during dinner after ‘wanting to eat more than her fair share of tomatoes’.
Also making her tabloid debut is Florida teen, Katie Jade Gates, after allegedly attacking family members during a sit down dinner with tomatoes and other assortments after ‘wanting to eat more than her fair share of tomatoes’.
Gates, 19, allegedly assaulted elderly relatives at their Callahan home after attempting to put a stop to her taking seconds of the dish only for her to become incensed when she was told ‘no’.
Gates’s grandmother told cops that the teenager ‘began to throw a fit because she couldn’t have more tomatoes at the dinner table.’
Gates then allegedly threw a temper tantrum and hurled a bottle of water at her grandfather and a pack of cigarettes her 73-year-old grandmother, which caught her in the eye.
‘That’ll teach them!’
After being confronted about her behavior by her grandfather, Gates allegedly grabbed a knife and began threatening him with it according to The Smoking Gun.
‘Motherf******, I’ll stab you in your f****** face,’ she said, according to a Nassau County Sheriff’s Office report.
The woman then proceeded to chase her grandfather with the knife around the room, poking the weapon at his face.
‘I want my tomatoes and then some….’
During police questioning, Gates admitted hitting her grandfather in the face with the packet of cigarettes.
She also acknowledged picking up a knife and approaching him with it but denied ‘attempting to strike him with the knife in her hand during the argument.’
Gates has been charged with two felonies, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery on a victim over the age of 65. She bonded out of jail after posting $18,000 bond.
‘Happy happy mugshot for posterity says me!’
A judge has also ordered Gates not to have any contact with her grandparents.
The food fight happened on September 12 at the family’s home in Callahan, a town 20 miles north of Jacksonville the dailymail reports.
Our collective hero is scheduled to appear in court on October 3.