22-year-old Halee Anne Persinger and the father of her children, Isaiah Cooke, were visiting her parents earlier this week when she became upset that she no longer had custody of her children and couldn’t take them back with her. Both her mother and Isaiah told police about her history of drug use and that she was currently withdrawing from cocaine and was acting erratically. When Isaiah took her outside to attempt to defuse the situation away from the children, she punched him in the face, which was also witnessed by her mother, Leslie Jones.
Diane Elise Delpapa says her boyfriend, 44-year-old David Lasalle, punched her in the face while she was in his vehicle on June 4th, leaving her with a bleeding nose. She got out of his vehicle at the offramp of the interstate, walked to a gas station on Old Hickory Blvd, and called police. As police arrived, they observed Lasalle’s Chevy Equinox pull up beside her and speak to her, but he quickly fled that area as police approached him. She explained to the police what happened, and a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was booked on that warrant this week, charging him with domestic assault with bodily injury.
Joseph Hall reported to police that his girlfriend, 21-year-old Koban Hickman, smacked him in the face multiple times during an argument in their vehicle, during which she accused him of not being loyal to her. Responding officers observed “significant lacerations” on the victim where he was assaulted.
A Tennessee TikTok duo with around 5 million combined fans across their platforms each found themselves in a Clarksville, TN, jail this week, only hours apart. The former lovers, 21-year-old Giovanna Linda Marie Dalessandro & 20-year-old Avery Noverra Holt, who lived together at Kirkwood Place, recently broke up, and ‘Gio’ returned to Texas. This week Gio returned with a posse that included his mother and a diva with alleged brass knuckles to retrieve some of his belongings, and things quickly escalated, landing three people in jail after police say Gio brandished a handgun and Gio’s mother says she was assault by Avery.
A married couple from Pennsylvania came to Nashville this weekend and ended up behind bars after they brawled in the elevator of the Dream Hotel in downtown Nashville. 42-year-old Kasey Bledsoe and 45-year-old Kevin Bledsoe were both charged with domestic assault with bodily injury after officers viewed a security video that shows the couple in a verbal argument in the elevator of the hotel when Kasey pushed her husband with substantial force against the wall and strikes him on his head with an open hand, leaving a visible injury on his head. Kevin is then seen punching his wife in the head, also leaving a visible injury. He then shoves her head onto the floor.
Metro Nashville Police say that during an argument on July 30th, 26-year-old Clinton Durham brutally attacked his girlfriend, Julia Marie Fraser at their downtown Nashville residence. During an argument, he reportedly pushed the victim to the ground and then repeatedly kicked and punched her. She says Durham then got on top of her and placed both of his hands around her neck, and began to strangle her. Officers documented injuries and bruising on the victim.
Landon Tedora says he was watching TV with his boyfriend, 27-year-old Rayshon Boyington, when his dog began making noise, and he was talking to and interacting with the pup, which upset Rayshon, who was attempting to watch the television. Ray reportedly yelled at Landon to get out of the house and pushed and hit him, eventually retrieving and displaying a box cutter in a threatening manner. The box cutter was turned into evidence. Rayson admitted to pulling a box cutter but states he never “used it” on him.
Metro Nashville Police say 24-year-old Mikaia Dodson was in the car with her partner, Mike Boyd, when she became upset and slapped the earphones out of his ear and spit on him twice. Officers were able to view a video of the assault, and she confessed during questioning. She is charged with domestic assault.
Michaela Richardson told police her girlfriend, 28-year-old Bridgett Nicole Eakin, whipped her on the hip/thigh area with a keyboard cord while yelling “get the fuck over it” as the two were arguing late Tuesday night. Richardson had just returned from the store to find Eaken upset and throwing things in the apartment. Eakin reportedly said she’d break her own things if she wanted and took a computer keyboard and began smashing it along the wall in the hall. When Eakin demanded she stop, she reportedly grabbed the attached cord and whipped her girlfriend with it. Eakin told police she didn’t hit the victim on purpose but did leave a visible injury.
Late Sunday night Metro Nashville Police say 23-year-old Callie Carder was at her workplace at Fifth and Broadway when she called her boyfriend of two years, Caleb Gaw, and stated she was extremely intoxicated and about to drive to their home. Gaw immediately rushed to the location to pick her up, along with a co-worker who would be dropped off along the way. An argument began and continued the entire ride, where Carder was upset she was unable to drive, and she reportedly continued to assault her boyfriend and made continued and repetitive attempts to “rip the steering wheel out of his hands.”
After the friend was dropped off near Edmondson Pike, the argument escalated, and he stopped the car at the Ellington Ag Center as it was unsafe to drive. Carder then retrieved her metal weed grinder and bashed it into his forehead, leaving a one-inch laceration. He ripped it from her hand and tossed it out the window, and called 911 during this period, but the call ended. He then drove the car the remainder of the way home to separate himself from her, and she assaulted him again on the way inside.