Nashville teen breaks boyfriend’s key in his ignition for possibly cheating

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19-year-old Meagan Rippey was charged with domestic assault and vandalism after assaulting her boyfriend when she thinks he is cheating on her while in the car with him and her baby.

On May 18th, the victim, Michael West, notified MNPD that his girlfriend, the defendant, Meagan Rippey, was acting erratically. When MNPD arrived West told them that he, Rippey, and their child were in his vehicle when she accused him of cheating.

Meagan Rippey (MNPD)
Meagan Rippey (MNPD)

He stated she became angry and tried to remove the keys from the ignition while assaulting his neck, which caused the key to break off in the ignition. Police noticed visible injuries to West’s neck, per report. Rippey said that their argument never became physical but she admitted to reaching for the key in the vehicle so that she could go back to their home.

Meagan Rippey was arrested and charged with domestic assault and vandalism. Her bond was set at $2,000.


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Nashville, TN 37207
Vandalism $1,000 or less
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Nashville, TN 37207
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