Brelkis Hernandez scratches husband during argument about drinking alcohol

Brelkis Hernandez scratches husband during argument about drinking alcohol

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24-year-old Brelkis Hernandez was involved in a domestic altercation with her husband, Juan Juarez, at her Old Hickory Boulevard apartment residence on June 7th. When officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with Hernandez, who stated she and Juarez had gotten into a verbal altercation. Hernandez stated that Juarez had been harassing her, and she asked him to get counseling. She also claimed that there was no physical violence or threats of violence during the altercation. Officers then spoke with Juarez, who stated they had been in an argument about them both drinking alcohol. Juarez informed officers that the dispute turned physical, and Hernandez scratched him. Officers observed the scratches to his neck and questioned Hernandez about it, and she stated, “Well, then he hit me.” Officers could not find any injuries to Hernandez. Due to the statements made and injuries shown, Hernandez was deemed the primary aggressor and was taken into custody for domestic assault.

Brelkis Hernandez (MNPD)
Brelkis Hernandez (MNPD)

Brelkis Noeli Hernandez of Old Hickory Boulevard in Old Hickory, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on June 7th, charged with domestic assault. She is free on a $1,000 bond.

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