Roneka Byrd hits girlfriend in face during drunken dispute

Roneka Byrd hits girlfriend in face during drunken dispute

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28-year-old Roneka Byrd was jailed on November 16th after assaulting her girlfriend at their home on Lebanon Pike. Terreona Howard told police that she and Byrd were at home drinking together when Byrd became upset for an unknown reason. Byrd then aggressively approached Howard and tried to hit her in the face but missed. Howard tried to defend herself but ended up being hit in the face, getting scratched on her chest and injuring her wrist. Due to the statements and the injuries, Ms. Byrd was determined to be the primary aggressor and was taken into custody.

Roneka Byrd (MNPD)
Roneka Byrd (MNPD)

Roneka Byrd was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on November 16th, charged with domestic assault. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $2,000.

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