Police say 33-year-old Brendan Negron, of Mt. Juliet, assaulted his wife with a barstool, and his fists, after she refused to leave his home. His wife works in a hospital as a P.A., and he was afraid his children would contract the Coronavirus from someone she had been in contact with.
On March 18th, Officer Samuel Elliot reported to Ridge Crest Drive to investigate a domestic dispute. According to the affidavit, he located Kelsi Negron sitting in her vehicle. She explained to the officer that she and husband Brendan Negron had an altercation because she works in a hospital and he fears for the safety of his kids being around anyone who may have contracted the coronavirus.
Mrs. Negron refused to leave the home at which point Brendan hit her with a barstool and punched her in the face. Brendan told her would kill her if she did not vacate the premises. Brendan Negron would not venture outside of his home and refused to talk to authorities.
Brendan Negron was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. He was later released on his own recognizance.