AZ Tourist assaults wife in downtown to “show off for two black guys”, per statement — Steven Adkins

AZ Tourist assaults wife in downtown to “show off for two black guys”, per statement — Steven Adkins

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Metro Police say 42-year-old tourist Steven Adkins, from Arizona, was intoxicated and wandering around downtown Nashville when his wife finally located him near 4th Ave., where he stopped to “talk to two black guys and started to show off to them” by kicking her in the stomach and punching her. He was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail after the victim flagged down officers, and is now free on a $2,100 bond.

COMPLAINT:
2021-0567092
ARREST WARRANT / AFFIDAVIT:
VICTIM AND DEFENDANT ARE HUSBAND AND WIFE WHO WERE INVOLVED IN A PHYSICAL DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE AT 4TH AVE S AND DEMONBREUN ST. THE VICTIM FLAGGED DOWN OFFICERS ADVISING THE DEFENDANT WAS BEATING HER UP.

OFFICERS SEPARATED THE PARTIES AND SPOKE TO THEM SEPARATELY. THE VICTIM ADVISED THE DEFENDANT IS DRUNK AND SHE WAS OUT LOOKING FOR HIM. SHE STATED THE DEFENDANT AND HER WERE WALKING BACK TO THE HOTEL AND HAVING A VERBAL ARGUMENT. THE VICTIM STATED THAT THE DEFENDANT STOPPED TO TALK TO TWO BLACK GUYS AND STARTED TO SHOW OFF TO THEM.

THE VICTIM STATED THE DEFENDANT KICKED HER IN THE STOMACH THEN PUSHED HER AND PINCHED HER UPPER LEFT ARM. THE VICTIM DID HAVE A BRUISE ON HER UPPER LEFT ARM. THE VICTIM REFUSED PROSECUTION. BASED OFF THE VICTIM’S STATEMENTS AND VISIBLE INJURIES THE DEFENDANT WAS DETERMINED TO BE THE PRIMARY AGGRESSOR AND TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.

WHEN OFFICERS MADE CONTACT WITH THE DEFENDANT, HE HAD AN OBVIOUS ODOR OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE ON HIS EXPELLED BREATH AND WATERY BLOOD SHOT EYES AND SLURRED SPEECH. THE DEFENDANT ALSO DID NOT KNOW WHAT HOTEL HE WAS STAYING AT. THE DEFENDANT APPEARED TO BE A DANGER TO HIMSELF AND OTHERS IF LEFT IN HIS INTOXICATED STATE.

PROSECUTOR:
BRENTON D ADCOX
SIGNED BY COMMISSIONER / JUDGE:
STEVE HOLZAPFEL
VICTIM:
CARRIE ADKINS
Steven Adkins (MNPD)
Steven Adkins (MNPD)
CASE CHARGE BOND
GS955327 DOMESTIC ASSAULT – BODILY INJURY 2000
GS955328 PUBLIC INTOXICATION 100

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DEFENDANT: ADKINS, STEVEN
AKA(s): STEVEN ADKINS
ADDRESS: 43361 W BLAZEN TRL
MARICOPA, AZ 85138
JMS ID: 965913
CONTROL ID: 604831
SEX: M
RACE: WHITE
DOB: 07/03/1979 (42)
ADMITTED: 11/02/2021 01:47 AM
RELEASED: 11/02/2021 01:11 PM
BOND VIA: BINKLEY

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