ROCHESTER, N.Y. (USA TODAY) - A man here is accused of pulling a Mike
Tyson, biting off part of his brother's right ear following a Super
Sean Fallon-Nebbia, 27, was charged with first-degree assault, a felony,
after he and his brother fought at the tail end of a Super Bowl party
in Fallon-Nebbia's apartment, just before midnight Sunday, according to
Rochester City Court documents. He is also accused of punching his
brother, Frank Fallon-Nebbia, in the face several times, rendering him
unconscious when emergency responders arrived.
Sean Fallon-Nebbia pleaded not guilty Monday in City Court Monday
morning and was remanded to Monroe County Jail on $15,000 cash bail or
bond. Judge Melchor Casto issued an order of protection for the injured
brother, who suffered severe bleeding and was taken to a local hospital
Court papers allege that the brothers drank more than a bottle of
whiskey together at the Super Bowl party and were roughhousing after the
game when the incident occurred.
A doctor who treated the injured brother told police that the ear was
permanently disfigured, court documents show. Another resident of the
apartment told police that the brothers were drunk, were "play
wrestling," and latched onto one another before they "turned violent and
Sean Fallon-Nebbia is scheduled to return Friday to court.