Photo: St. Lucie County Jail

Photo: St. Lucie County Jail (August 14, 2013)

If you can't go for the jugular, then go for the ear.

Just ask renowned ear foodie Mike Tyson about it.

A lot of folks have been doing so lately, like this Port St. Lucie man.

Kenneth Thompson told Port St. Lucie cops that he had thought that his best bud was trying to "get into the pants" of his female roommate. Thompson also told cops that during a tussle between the two men "he bit down and twisted his teeth until a piece of ear came off," then added "Just a 'small piece," according to an arrest affidavit, reports Will Greenlee in his Off the Beat blog for TCPalm.com in Stuart.

The 26-year-old man then said he spit it out and put it in a coffee cup in the fridge because the cup had creamer in it and he "had heard that if you lose a tooth you should keep it in creamer," according to the report.

Ugh?

Maybe he just likes to feel like the cat that got the cream.

Here are some ear chompers from the DUH files.

Gainesville: Woman bit off part of another woman's ear, cops say
Man bit wife's ear in birthday fight at Hollywood casino, cops say
Immokalee: Man bit off ear during fight, deputies say
Sarasota: Woman accused of severely biting the ear of another woman

Get the DUHtails and arrest affidavit at Will Greenlee's Off the Beat blog at TCPalm.com in Stuart.

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