24-year-old Norma Odilia-Macz was preparing for a child’s birthday party last week when she reportedly became increasingly intoxicated and began to attack her boyfriend of three years, Isaac Sonora De Jesus. Police were called to the scene after she threw a bicycle at the victim, smacked him with a brown extension cord, and hit him with a gold belt. Not finished with her drunken assault, she then grabbed a knife and began to attack his head, causing injuries that were treated by medics. Officers located the bloody knife, bicycle, extension cord, and gold belt, all of which were considered evidence of the crime.
45-year-old David Gandy is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after police say he stabbed his roommate, Derek Walsh, in the chest with a knife. The victim says he was grieving over another roommate who had just died and was drinking and became increasingly upset as the night progressed. He stated he was also upset because Gandy had a drug dealer at the shared home after another roommate just died. The victim admits to busting down Gandy’s bedroom door and having a verbal argument over drug use. The victim says he then left the room and realized he had been stabbed. He says he never saw the object he was stabbed with but did hear Gandy say he was going to cut him. Gandy claims he held a pocket knife up when Walsh charged at him, and he “stabbed himself.”
Police say 22-year-old Tyneshia Shante Woodland damaged the car of her boyfriend, Nadarius Henderson, on November 11th. Some of the damage includes scratches, a busted tail light, a busted headlight, and attempts to puncture the tires. During the automobile assault, Henderson attempted to block things that she threw at him, including a knife, leaving him with a bloody hand and injuries. The argument began when Henderson was told by multiple people that Woodland was cheating on their relationship, so he came to their shared apartment to gather his belongings. Upset that he was leaving, Woodland reportedly went on a rampage. She is charged with vandalism and felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Witnesses say 19-year-old Keonza Scales pointed a handgun at his mother’s face and stated, “b*/ch, get back,” during a family argument. The incident began when Keonza’s 16-year-old brother was in an argument with their mother, Ivary Scales, and Keonza riled up his brother, antagonizing the situation, and causing the juvenile’s behavior to worse. The juvenile then pulled a gun, which belonged to his mother, and was quickly disarmed by his mother and a witness, and Keonza was told to secure the handgun. Instead, he pointed the handgun at his mother’s face while making threats. He was not present when police arrived, but a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was booked on that warrant this week.
This isn’t a scene from a movie, but it could be. Police say 37-year-old Martez Bell was riding in his car on River Road with his girlfriend, Brittany Garrett. They two were having a disagreement when he grabbed her throat to strangle her while repeating that he was going to kill her. He then pulled onto a side road and stated this was where she was going to die. He stopped the car and pulled her out of the vehicle, and ordered her into the trunk.
She resisted and refused and was able to get back inside the car and lock him out. As she fled in the car, Bell jumped onto the hood. Brittany instinctively stomped the brakes, causing Bell to fall off the vehicle, allowing her to flee the scene and call 911. She suffered a broken arm as a result of Bell attempting to force her into the trunk.
Police say 20-year-old Taylor Dawn Warren threw a birthday cake at her husband, Robert Wayne Warren, in a church parking lot, then punched him in the face and pulled a maroon handgun, and pistol-whipped him. She had met her husband, who was with his friend Samuel Mei, at the Church as she was upset that he went hunting early in the morning, and she had baked a cake for his birthday. When she assaulted him with the gun, he disarmed her, and Sammy held onto the gun and turned it over to officers who met Robert and Sam nearby after they fled the scene. Taylor met with officers and stated she was angry with her husband and admitted to the assault with the cake, but claimed the maroon gun was not hers.
27-year-old Rodkia’Lovely ‘Ke’ Edmonson and David Woodton are former lovers and share a child together. David is currently dating Coutaijaha Brooks. Also involved is Rodkia’s current boyfriend, who is currently unnamed and at large. David and Coutaijaha were at their home when they saw Rodkia and her boyfriend arrive. Not wanting a confrontation, they went to the nearby Taco Bell for food, and the defendants followed them. In the parking lot of the Taco Bell, they say Rodkia’s boyfriend opened the car door and threatened to shoot them.
The couple also followed them back to their home, where they say Rodkia then brandished a handgun and threatened to kill David and Coutaijaha. Rodkia exited the vehicle and jumped up and down on the hood of the victim’s vehicle, which was also captured on video and observed by witnesses. Rodia denies most of the allegations and refused to go on the record when contacted by Scoop: Nashville. Officers took her into custody, charging her with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and felony vandalism. Her boyfriend remains at large.
57-year-old Randal Scot Young is charged with the aggravated assault and strangulation of his girlfriend, Andrea Boucher, during their trip to Nashville this weekend. Metro Nashville Police responded to the Moxy Motel late Friday night and spoke with Andrea, who stated the couple had been out drinking on Broadway in the Entertainment District downtown. As they returned to their hotel room for the evening an argument began and she says Randal placed both hands around her next and strangled her for several seconds until she had difficulty breathing. She bites him during the struggle in an attempt to break free, and when officers arrived, she has bruising around her next and behind her ears, swelling and scratches on her arm, and blood in her mouth.
21-year-old Quentaja Denise Ridley is charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and felony vandalism after she attacked the car her boyfriend was sitting in, which belonged to his mother. DeCarlos Allen was at his mother’s home with his girlfriend when the couple began to argue. To calm the situation, he went outside to sit in his mother’s blue 2022 Nissan Versa. Moments later, Quentaja came outside while kicking the screen door and thew a potted plant at her boyfriend, damaging the front driver’s side door of the vehicle. She then damaged the trunk with a rock. She fled before the police arrived, and a warrant was issued for her arrest.
41-year-old Anthony J. Assi is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after his roommate, Nicolas Renier, says Assi pulled a pistol and threatened to shoot him on November 10th during a disagreement in their garage. Renier says the two were in a “slight disagreement” over money, and he asked Assi to return his $1,400 rent payment, but he would only agree to return $700. Assi went inside the house as if to retrieve the money but returned with a pistol and pointed it directly at Renier, threatening to shoot him. Police arrived and Assi admitted to the felony aggravated assault.