Genca Santana drunkenly attempts to assault ex-boyfriend with knife

Genca Santana drunkenly attempts to assault ex-boyfriend with knife

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27-year-old Genca Santana approached her ex-boyfriend, Joseph Ramos, with a knife late January 23rd. Ramos pulled beside Officer Hillis and advised him that Santana had been threatening him all day. When Joseph saw her walking down the road towards his house, he told her to leave him alone. This is when Santana pulled out a knife and started to approach Ramos’ vehicle with it raised. Officer Hillis located Santana and observed her to be visibly intoxicated. Santana admitted to having a knife, that she had been drinking, and told officers that she was going to Ramos’ house to see their kid. Ramos provided several text messages of her threats and photos of her holding the knife up to the screen. Santana was taken into custody for aggravated assault and public intoxication on January 24th.

Genca Santana (MNPD)
Genca Santana (MNPD)

Genca Santana was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on January 24th, charged with public intoxication and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $20,250.

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