Vanessa Barcelo of Hialeah, Florida, was arrested on December 21 for allegedly assaulting David Duperon at a party she threw at her home to promote her baking business. Duperon, 34, claims Barcelo, 26, pushed him from behind with an aluminum baseball bat and struck him him on his right shoulder. An unknown man reportedly joined the altercation and repeatedly hit the victim in the face and eye area.
Barcelo has been charged with aggravated battery, simple battery, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. She was held at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center and was later released after paying a $1,500 bond. The press did not name an attorney for Barcelo.