On Thursday 10/28, Officers responded to a domestic call, of which Jevon ‘Izzy’ Ransom (24) was ruled as the aggressor and arrested for for assault against his girlfriend. According to a MNPD report, Jevon and his girlfriend were arguing because he had been speaking to a girl that lives upstairs. Per the victim and a witness, when they came into the apartment he refused to let her leave, slammed her head into a sofa, and then punched her in the head. The victim fell to the ground and was eventually able to get up and exit the apartment where she could call police.
Jevon is currently on probation from an April DUI, also involving his girlfriend, in he was driving a vehicle on 440, with the front end completely destroyed by a crash, and the air bags still smoking from being deployed. Both were so intoxicated that neither knew they had been in an accident. They were leaving a friend’s party in Vine Hill, in which it was reported he had drank a substantial amount of Paul Mason brandy, and there were empty bottles of LTD Whiskey in both door panels of the vehicle.
Ransom has several old assault charges, both against family members and another against this same victim/girlfriend. In January of 2016 he held his her to the ground and punched her in the face in the presence of both a witness and their 3 month old child. He then pulled out a handgun and pointed at her.
Earlier this month, Ransom fell for the old probation officer trick, where he was told he wouldn’t be drug tested anymore… so what did he do – smoked right up, according to him. His next check in should be interesting, since this also violations his terms of probation by having a new arrest.
Ransom was released on his current charger after posting a $2500 bond.
OFFICERS RESPONDED TO A CALL CODED A DOMESTIC AND UPON ARRIAVAL BOTH PARTIES WERE SEPERATED. THE DEFENDANT WAS INTERVIEWED AND STATED HE AND HIS GIRL FRIEND WERE INVOLED IN AN ARGUMENT OVER HIM HANGING OUT WITH A GIRL UPSTAIRS. HE STATED THE ARGUMENT OCCURRED JUST OUTSIDE THE APARTMENT DOOR AND THERE WERE NO THREAT OR VIOLENCE THAT OCCURRED. THE VICITM STATED SHE AND HER BOYFRIND (DEFENDANT) WERE IN AN ARGUMENT BECAUSE OF HIM SPEAKING TO A GIRL UPSTAIRS. SHE STATED THEY WERE ARGUEING OUTSIDE THE FRONT DOOR OF HER APARTMENT AND WHEN THEY WENT INSIDE HE WOULND’T LET HER LEAVE. HE THEN SLAMMED HER HEAD INTO THE SOFA AND PUNCHED HER IN THE HEAD. SHE STATED SHE FELL TO THE GROUND. AT THAT TIME SHE WAS ABLE TO GET UP AND WENT OUT SIDE WHERE SHE CALLED AND WAITED FOR POLICE TO ARRIVE. THE VICTIM HAD SCRATCHES TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF HER NECK AND A SCRATCH ON HER EAR POSSABLY FROM HER EAR RING THAT IS MISSING. THE INJUIRES ARE CONSISTENT WITH THE EVENTS. THERE IS A WITNESS THAT CORROBERATES THE VICITIMS STATEMENTS.
DUI in April that resulted in his current probation:
The defendant was observed traveling South bound on Nolensville Pike by Interstate 440 with no lights on and the front of the vehicle destroyed by a crash. The defendant had a extreme odor of alcoholic beverage about his person, dilated blood shot watery eyes, slurred speech, and could not figure out how to remove his drivers license from the holder in his wallet. The defendant was oblivious to the damages to the vehicle and that the air bags were still smoking from the deployment. The defendant was very unsteady on his feet when he stepped from the vehicle bracing himself on the vehicle. The defendant showed impairment on the task of HGN but was extremely unsteady on his feet. Due to his unsteadiness and intoxication he could not perform the task of Walk & Turn and One Legged Stand without the risk of bodily injury from falling. The defendant was advised of the implied consent law and agreed to the breath test but blew three insufficient test. The defendant was then asked to consent to a blood draw and consented to the task. The vehicle owner, defendant’s girlfriend was in the passenger seat and also very intoxicated. She also was not aware of the crash and had urinated on herself.
January 2016 Charge:
OFFICERS WERE DISPATCHED TO 158 HICKORY HOLLOW TER APT xxx. MS. x (VICTIM) STATED THAT SHE CAME OVER TO GIVE HER CHILD TO THE FATHER (DEFENDANT). SHE ADVISED THAT THE DEFENDANT BECAME UPSET AND GRABBED HER AROUND HER THROAT. VICTIM ADVISED THAT SHE DID NOT FEEL THAT HER AIR WAY WAS RESTRICTED FROM BREATHING AND SHE DID NOT LOSE CONSCIOUSNESS. MS. x DID HAVE MARKINGS AND SCRATCHES ACROSS HER NECK. MS. x STATED THAT THE DEFENDANT HELD HER TO THE GROUND AND PUNCHED HER IN THE FACE. MS. x STATED THAT THE DEFENDANT’S AUNT (x x ) PULLED HIM OFF OF HER. MS. x STATED THAT SHE WANTED TO GET HER THREE MONTH OLD SON FROM THE APARTMENT BUT THE DEFENDANT PULLED OUT A HANDGUN AND POINTED IT AT HER. MS. x STATED THAT SHE WAS FEARFUL THAT THE DEFENDANT WAS GOING TO SHOOT HER. DUE TO THE VICTIM’S STATEMENT AND VISIBLE INJURIES THE DEFENDANT WAS ARRESTED AND TRANSPORTED TO BOOKING. THE DEFENDANT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY ON THE LIKELIHOOD THAT THE OFFENSE WOULD CONTINUE. THIS INCIDENT OCCURRED IN NASHVILLE DAVIDSON COUNTY.