7 of our our East Nashville friends and neighbors were bailed out of jail in Nashville on Sunday. Bonds posted on 09/17 with a 37206, 37207, or 37216 home ZIP code.
|Faw, Erica||SEYMOUR AVE||37206||No Driver’s License|
|Harris, Wesley||BRICK CHURCH PIKE||37207||Unl.Use Dr. Paraph.|
|Harris, Wesley||BRICK CHURCH PIKE||37207||Poss.or Casual Exch.|
|Harris, Wesley||BRICK CHURCH PIKE||37207||Poss.w/int.o/.5 grams-Sch.II|
|Murphy, Lexus||E TRINITY LN||37207||Theft $1,000 or less|
|Murphy, Lexus||E TRINITY LN||37207||Protect. Order Viol.|
|Murphy, Lexus||E TRINITY LN||37207||Poss.or Casual Exch.|
|Murphy, Lexus||E TRINITY LN||37207||Poss.or Casual Exch.|
|Richardson, Amanda||DICKERSON PIKE||37207||Vandalism over $1,000|
|Richardson, Amanda||DICKERSON PIKE||37207||Asl, Dom Bod Inju|
|Wilson, Jasmine||CREEKWOOD DR||37207||Assault|
|Craig, James||LITTON AVE||37216||Driv. Lic. Revoked|
|Craig, James||LITTON AVE||37216||DUI-2nd Off.|
|Gates, Byron||BURNS ST||37216||Asl, Dom Bod Inju|
DEFENDANT: James Antonio Craig
Officers were dispatched to Litton and Scott Ave in reference to a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the defendant who was one of the drivers of the vehicle involved in the traffic crash. Officers could smell an alcoholic beverage on the defendant. The defendant voluntarily admitted to drinking alcohol prior to driving but would not tell officers how much. The defendant refused to perform the Field Sobriety Tasks. The defendant was driving a vehicle with his three children ages, 9, 8, and 8. The children were all transported to Vanderbilt Pediatrics and the driver and passenger of the other vehicle were transported to Skyline. The defendant was read the Tennessee Implied Consent form and consented to a blood draw. The defendant has a prior DUI conviction in 2014. Officers confirmed the defendants identity in state records and confirmed the defendants driver’s license is revoked.
DEFENDANT: Wesley Alexander Harris
On 9/19/17 around 1650 hours, Vanderbilt University Police Department (VUPD) Sgt. Stevens and Sgt. A. Jones observed an odor consistent with marijuana coming from within garage located at 2510 Kensington Place. VUPD came into contact with the only two males within the immediate area of the odor. One of the males was identified as Wesley Harris and he admitted to smoking marijuana. Harris verbally consented to a search of his person. Sgt. Stevens located a small digital scale and a small baggie with a white powdery substance (4.2 grams). Based on Sgt. Stevens training and knowledge, the substance was immediately recognized as cocaine. Harris stated that the substance was in fact cocaine. Harris was also found to have a small baggie of marijuana (1.2 grams) located in his front waistband area. Harris was taken into custody and transported to CJC due to the likelihood of the narcotic offense would continue based of his six prior chargers.
DEFENDANT: Lexus T Murphy
THE DEFENDANT, LEXUS MURPHY, WAS THE PASSENGER OF A VEHICLE STOPPED FOR A STOLEN LICENSE PLATE. OFFICERS WERE BEHIND THE VEHICLE ON LAFAYETTE ST NEAR 2ND AV S AND RAN THE TAG THROUGH THE STATE SYSTEM. THE STATE SHOWED THE LICENSE PLATE TO BE STOLEN. UPON MAKING CONTACT WITH THE DEFENDANT, OFFICERS COULD SMELL AN OBVIOUS ODOR OF MARIJUANA EMITTING FROM THE INTERIOR OF THE VEHICLE. A PROBABLE CAUSE SEARCH WAS CONDUCTED AND RENDERED APPROXIMATELY 3.5 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA IN A PLASTIC BAGGIE AND 2 OXYCODONE PILLS WRAPPED IN PAPER. BOTH THE MARIJUANA AND PILLS WERE FOUND IN THE DRIVER SIDE DOOR. THE DEFENDANT ADMITTED OWNERSHIP OF THE ITEMS UNDER MIRANDA. FURTHER INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE, COURTNEY LEWIS, AND THE DEFENDANT, LEXUS MURPHY, HAVE AN ACTIVE EX-PARTE IN EFFECT. THE EX-PARTE WAS TAKEN OUT AGAINST LEXUS MURPHY AND SERVED 08/25/2017. THE EX-PARTE WAS VERIFIED THROUGH THE ORDER OF PROTECTION OFFICE.
DEFENDANT: Amanda Richardson
ON 09/16/2017 OFFICER’S RESPONDED TO 2913 DICKERSON PKE TO SPEAK WITH THE VICTIM REGARDING A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT THAT OCCURRED EARLIER IN THE EVENING AT 2907 DICKERSON PKE. THE VICTIM STATED THAT HE HAD BEEN AT AMANDA RICHARDSON’S (EX GIRLFRIEND/ DEFENDANT) APARTMENT SINCE APPROXIMATELY 13:00 IN THE AFTERNOON. AT APPROXIMATELY 19:00, THE VICTIM TOLD THE DEFENDANT THAT HE WAS GOING TO GO HOME BECAUSE HE HAD FOUND OUT THE DEFENDANT HAD BEEN CHEATING ON HIM AND THAT HE WAS NO LONGER INTERESTED IN ATTEMPTING TO WORK ON THEIR RELATIONSHIP. THE DEFENDANT BECAME IRATE AND AS THE VICTIM WENT TO HIS VEHICLE TO LEAVE, THE DEFENDANT OPENED THE PASSENGER SIDE DOOR AND GOT INSIDE. THE DEFENDANT LEFT THE PASSENGER SIDE DOOR OPEN SO THE VICTIM WOULD NOT PULL AWAY AND AS THE DEFENDANT WAS YELLING AT THE VICTIM, SHE PUT A CIGARETTE OUT ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE VICTIM’S NECK. THE DEFENDANT THEN FOUND A MECHANICS THERMOMETER (LONG SKINNY ROD-SHAPED STICK OF METAL) INSIDE THE VEHICLE AND ATTEMPTED TO STAB AND POKE THE VICTIM. THE DEFENDANT THEN GOT OF OUT THE VEHICLE AND STARTED TO SCRATCH THE PASSENGER SIDE OF THE VICTIM’S VEHICLE, LEAVING VISIBLE DAMAGE TO THE CAR. THE VICTIM WAS ABLE TO GRAB THE DEFENDANT’S WRIST AND GET THE METAL ROD AWAY FROM THE DEFENDANT. THE DEFENDANT THEN BEGAN TO PUNCH THE VICTIM IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD. THE VICTIM STATED THAT AFTER HE GRABBED THE ROD AWAY FROM THE DEFENDANT, HE DROVE TO 2913 DICKERSON PKE TO CALL POLICE TO REPORT THE INCIDENT. THE VICTIM DID WISH TO PROSECUTE BUT DUE TO BEING TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOR OUTSTANDING WARRANT, HE WAS UNABLE TO TAKE WARRANTS OUT AGAINST THE DEFENDANT. THE VICTIM REFUSED SHELTER, COUNSELING AND AN ORDER OF PROTECTION AT THIS TIME. A LAP FORM WAS COMPLETED AND THE VICTIM DID NOT SCREEN IN TO SPEAK WITH A COUNSELOR. SGT TAYLOR WAS NOTIFIED AND RESPONDED TO THE SCENE TO TAKE PICTURES OF THE VICTIM’S INJURIES AND DAMAGE TO HIS VEHICLE. DUE TO THE VISIBLE INJURIES AND DAMAGE TO HIS VEHICLE, OFFICER’S SOUGHT WARRANTS ON THE VICTIM’S BEHALF FOR DOMESTIC ASSAULT AND VANDALISM OF PROPERTY.
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