Reports: Bacon assaults man over piece of sausage Victim not identified, did not require treatment.. A New Jersey man was arrested and accused of assault after fighting over a piece of sausage, USA Today and the Huffington Post reported. Thing is, the man’s name is Bacon. Thomas Bacon, 19, allegedly attacked another person in his home for eating a piece of sausage, police in Madison, New Jersey, told NJ.com. The victim was not identified and did not require treatment. Bacon was released on his recognizance, Madison Patch reported. According to USA Today, it's "doubtful Bacon will fry for the alleged crime."