49-year-old Mark Harper was charged with two counts of aggravated assault after he tried to ram his vehicle into a taxi multiple times in an attempt to run its driver and its passenger, his ex-girlfriend, off the road.
On October 9th, Yousuff Dukuly and Tamra Jennings flagged down Metro Nashville officers at the nearest police precinct located at 601 Korean Veterans Boulevard in reference to a domestic dispute.
Tamra stated she and Mark Harper, her now ex-boyfriend, were staying at a Comfort Inn, located at 412 White Bridge Road, when they got into an argument. Tamra advised police that she decided to leave and called a taxi to take her home. Dukuly picked her up from 5600 Charlotte Avenue and as they were driving on the interstate they realized Harper was following them. Harper then tried to run them off the road and ram into the taxi, but he did not succeed. Harper was identified by Tamra and Dukuly when he sped past the precinct headed east on Korean Boulevard. Dukuly stated during the incident he feared for his life, as well as, Tamra’s.
On October 20th, Mark Harper was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault. He is currently jailed in lieu of a $50,000 bond.