Jacoby Rippy charged in assault of mother and younger brother

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20-year-old Jacoby Rippy hit his little brother, who tried to break up a fight between him and their mother. On June 21st, MNPD officers arrived in West Nashville and spoke to Mia Rippy, the victim of a domestic assault. Mia told police that she was assaulted by Jacoby, who was her son, and he lived at the residence. She said it started when they argued and told him to leave the residence. When Jacoby refused, she said, he grabbed and pushed her. At this time, his younger brother saw him push their mother, so he stepped in to defend her. The little brother said Jacoby grabbed him and punched him. Police noted scratches and bruising to the younger brother’s face, chest, and pinky finger. Mia did not have any visible injuries but wanted to prosecute and place an order of protection against Jacoby.

Jacoby Rippy (MNPD)
Jacoby Rippy (MNPD)

Jacoby N. Rippy of Alameda St in Nashville, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on July 31st, charged with two counts of domestic assault with bodily injury. He is free on a $2,500 bond.

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