Edwin Nolasco chokes wife, beats her with phone during altercation

Edwin Nolasco chokes wife, beats her with phone during altercation

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34-year-old Edwin Nolasco had a domestic altercation with his wife, Karla Odesa Cruz-Santos, on April 14th. Cruz-Santos called 911, advising them that Nolasco had been drinking and that she wanted him to leave. She stated that she threw a couple of shampoo bottles at him that hit him in the head. This was when Nolasco grabbed her by the throat and started choking her. Cruz-Santos said that she began to feel dizzy and nearly passed out. She added that while he was strangling her, he hit her multiple times in the head with her cellphone, causing it to bend and shatter. Nolasco was taken into custody for aggravated assault.

Edwin Nolasco (MNPD)
Edwin Nolasco (MNPD)

Edwin Nolasco was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on April 14th, charged with aggravated assault. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $20,000.

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