Melanie Wheeler says her 53-year-old wife, Jayne Adamson, splashed her with a cup of water as she slept on the couch, and after she stood up, proceeded to push her against a wall, then pushed her to the side, causing her to hit her head. The argument was reportedly over their pet dog. Officers documented injuries that were reportedly from the assault.
Police say 21-year-old Kian Garcia drove past them in his gold Hyundai Genesis at a high rate of speed on Dickerson Pike on November 19th and began weaving through traffic as the officer followed the vehicle. After running the license plate and it coming back as registered to a GMC truck, officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop, but Garcia had no plans on stopping. After a brief chase, officers stopped the pursuit due to public safety as the vehicle drove into the oncoming lanes of traffic. Nearby officers observed the car park at a car lot on Gallatin Pike, and two males exited the car. Officers approached the building and detained the two individuals. Inside the car during the pursuit was Garcia’s two-month-old son, who was unharmed.
51-year-old Eric Walker is charged with unlawful photography after his fiancée called police when she found a video of her daughter showing on his cell phone. The video shows the 20-year-old naked and showering, unaware of the cell phone under the bathroom door, pointing at the shower. He is free on a $2,500 bond.
68-year-old Jonathan Tree was found unconscious behind the wheel of his running car at the main entrance to Green Hills Mall in the early hours of Sunday morning. Officers approached after he didn’t respond to loudspeaker commands and eventually woke Tree, who had trouble putting the vehicle in park. Once the loud music was turned down, Tree stated he was coming from a restaurant in Franklin and was on his way to a hotel. Tree stated he only had “one beer” several hours earlier in the evening. He added that he had not slept much since his flight landed in Nashville. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was taken into custody. A Glock 19 was located in the center console of the vehicle. During the transport to jail, Tree continuously yelled profanities, then repeatedly apologized and told officers he would sue them for this arrest.
24-year-old Jonathan Cheatham is charged with domestic assault after his girlfriend of 7-years, Shonterra Smith, provided police with a video showing him approaching her and slapping a phone from her hand, which she says placed her in fear for her safety. Smith says the argument initially began when she caught him messaging other women and confronted him. Cheatham says he was only upset because she had taken his phone charger.
Jonasia Mitchell says she was trying to leave the apartment she shares with 26-year-old Chazz Brown on November 19th after an argument when Brown “grabbed her in a bear hug” to prevent her from leaving. She says that wild maintaining that hold, he tossed her around the house and then took possession of her phone. During an interview, Brown told police he did restrain her, as he didn’t want her to leave, but denied throwing her around, punching, or kicking her. He also admitted to taking her phone. Officers documented a small cut on the victim and a video of a scuffle.
36-year-old Marquita Lindsley is charged with the harassment of her ex-boyfriend, Cory Roberts, with whom her three-year relationship recently ended. Roberts told police that he was at his Priest Woods residence when the power was suddenly turned off at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, and when he looked outside, he noticed a maroon GMC Terrain parked near his house, and he assumed Lindsley was around his home as she had been attempting to communicate with him via any means possible. After the electricity was cut off, his phone began to ring, and it was Lindsley’s number, then a blocked number, then a facetime call, all belonging to Lindsley. She called him 33 times in the next hour before the police arrived. Officers located Lindsley as she attempted to flee the scene and charged her with harassment along with two outstanding felony warrants for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
25-year-old Latisha Cox was traveling North on 4th Ave N late Friday night in downtown Nashville, despite that being a one-way Southbound street. A traffic stop was conducted as she was driving on a blown tire and a busted front axle, in addition to driving in the wrong direction. She appeared heavily intoxicated and stated she had one margarita and two shots of tequila prior to driving. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests, which had to be stopped for her own safety.
30-year-old Jabreel Slater was driving his vehicle on South Main Street with two blown-out tires late Friday night. Officers located the vehicle on North Main and conducted a traffic stop. Officer Noah Werner says he could smell marijuana coming from Slater, and that Slater performed poorly on field sobriety tests. A search incident to arrest found a small amount of marijuana and a small unidentified pill. He is charged with DUI (marijuana).
Airport police initially responded to what they believed was a medical assistance call just after 11 a.m. Saturday. They encountered 61-Mark Newlin in D concourse at Gate 1, who was being held up by another person. Newlin explained he did not have any medical condition, but he had been drinking alcohol prior to the fall. He was heavily intoxicated and was taken into custody for public intoxication.