- An Antigo man could spend more than 40 years in prison for allegedly biting a piece of another man's ear off during a bar fight.
According to court documents, 26-year-old James Pendleton was sitting across the bar from the victim and a woman who had a restraining order against Pendleton.
The victim told police Pendleton hit him in the face and the two started fighting. During the fight, Pendleton allegedly broke the victim's tooth, bit his ear, and tore off a piece of the ear.
The victim was taken to the hospital.
A bartender told police, Pendleton left the bar after the fight.
Pendleton is charged with a felony county of mayhem and a count of battery. He also faces misdemeanors for bail jumping, disorderly conduct, and criminal property damage.
|Story By: Newswatch 12 Team