Randy Travis’ stepson, 23-year-old Raleigh Davis Beougher, was taken into custody early Sunday morning, charged with an assault of his long-time girlfriend that included him stomping her head after pushing her to the ground. Police found her bloody and with green residue from his shoes on her face. The victim says Randy’s wife, Mary Davis, told her to ‘apologize for making a scene’ after her son beat her. October is domestic violence month.
Metro Police were dispatched to a West Nashville residence after neighbors called the police about a domestic disturbance just before 1 a.m. Sunday. As the neighbor heard the yelling and screaming he looked outside to see a young female running to his door. She was the girlfriend of Raliegh Beougher.
She told police the two had been at a party near the 6500 block of Charlotte Pike, and when she found out that her boyfriend, Raleigh Beougher, was still actively using drugs she told him she was leaving. She says Raleigh then grabbed her by the arm, pulled her to him, and pushed her on the ground, where he stomped her face with his foot. He was wearing green shoes, which left a green residue on her face and arms, police noted in an arrest warrant for Beougher. She also had bloody fingers with a fingernail ripped off, and a cut on her chin, per the report. The victim stated several people had to pull Raleigh off her to stop the assault.
After the assault, the victim and Raleigh left the party and agreed to get an Uber back home to the West Nashville home, with Raleigh promising “get in, I won’t touch you”, per the victim’s statement. During the ride, an argument ensued, and the victim says she attempted to call 911 twice, however, Raleigh grabbed her the phone from her, and still had it in his possession when police arrived. Once the couple arrived home, Raleigh’s Mother, and wife of Randy Travis, Mary Davis, is alleged to have told the victim to apologize for making a scene. A publicist for Travis confirms the statement made by Mary Davis but says it was to both the victim and her son, the defendant.
The victim told Randy Travis’ wife she would not apologize and was getting her belonging and calling the police, however, Raleigh is then said to have blocked the door each time she attempted to escape the house. She finally escaped and jumped the small fence, at which time she says Raleigh pulled her back over the fence. After a struggle, she finally made it to the neighbor’s house, who had already called the police. The victim said some of the assault had been captured by the Ring doorbell on the home, however, when police went to the door, it was obvious the Ring Doorbell Camera had been removed with any evidence that was on it.
Raleigh Davis Beougher is charged with domestic assault with bodily injury, false imprisonment, and vandalism. He is free on an $8,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court in November. While these are his first charges in Nashville, Beougher as a lengthy criminal history in multiple other jurisdictions. Shortly after Beougher was released from the 12-hour domestic violence hold, both parties posted to their Instagram accounts. The victim noted “never would have thought such a small pup could make me feel like everything’s going to be ok”, while Raleigh checked into Valentino’s with drinks, posting “been a long day, give me energy”.
Randy Travis has a concert event tonight at the Ryman and was not at the home at the time of the incident, per his publicist.
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