Police: Woman poured hot coffee on cheating boyfriend

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico woman is accused of using hot coffee to get back at her cheating boyfriend.

Alamogordo police say 33-year-old Vanessa Barela suspected he was cheating on her so she broke into his house and found him in bed with another woman. That’s when they say she poured hot coffee over them, leaving them with second degree burns.

Barela is now facing charges of aggravated battery and criminal trespass.

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