26-year-old Quimeshia Heard is charged with domestic assault after a citizen called police to report a couple was fighting inside a blue Hyundai Sonata which was traveling on a local roadway. Once officers located the vehicle and made a traffic stop, they found the victim driving the vehicle, identified as Kenneth Ferguson. He was bleeding and had visible injuries to his hands. Quimesha admitted they were arguing over “something stupid” when she punched him and then bit his hand while he was driving, causing a considerable injury. Heard is free on a $1,500 bond.
27-year-old Tanner Taliaferro told officers he had “one shot at work” when asked how much he had been drinking after an East Nashville traffic stop last weekend. He was pulled over due to an improper stop and crossing the center-line multiple times. Officers noted obvious signs of intoxication in an arrest report, and Taliaferro agreed to a breathalyzer which resulted in a BAC of 0.223 as the highest reading. He is free on pre-trial release.
54-year-old New Jersey tourist Jennifer Jensen is charged with assault after a bouncer at Lucky Bastard Saloon in #DowntownNashville says she slapped him as he was escorting her out of the venue when she caused a disturbance in the bar, refusing to pay her tab. She was issued a misdemeanor citation for assault.
32-year-old faces a domestic assault charge after he reportedly walked in on his wife (they are married, but separated) in their daughter’s room while she was Facetiming with a man who was exposing himself. He grabbed the phone to speak to the man, and ultimately tossed it to the ground, destroying it. Over the course of the next two days, there were multiple arguments, and Abel says his wife pushed him against a wall while acting belligerently and screaming, then called police on him.
His wife then called police to report that she returned home from work to find all of her belongings in the common living room, and as she began to move them back into other rooms of the home, she says he pushed her, she pushed him back, at which time he punched her in the eye and broke her glasses. Aguilar is charged with two counts of vandalism and domestic assault. He is free on a $2,000 cash bond.
27-year-old Blake Aaron is free on pre-trial release after being charged with DUI – 2nd Offense after crashing his Nissan Sentra into another vehicle at 612 Broadway in downtown Nashville. He admitted drinking prior to the crash, and to a prior DUI in the state of Kentucky. He was unable to complete standard field sobriety tests, however, a blood draw was completed at General Hospital before he was transported to booking.
27-year-old Kayla Pemberton was booked into the Meto Nashville Jail Tuesday on several outstanding warrants which stemmed from her stay with a South Nashville resident. Warrants allege that in February a resident allowed Pemberton and her son to temporarily stay with her for a few days due to the winter storms. When she advised them they had to leave when the storms were over, Pemberton allegedly became angry and started “destroying the apartment” by throwing things around and breaking them, including cups and an ashtray, which caused damage to the carpet.
The victim, who is in a wheelchair, says Pemberton pushed her which caused bruising to her arms, and took a bottle of approximately 50 prescription pills and food before finally leaving the apartment as requested. Officers documented the disarray of the apartment, including broken dishes on the floor. Kayla Pemberton is charged with assault, theft, and vandalism, and is free on a $3,000 bond.
41-year-old State of Tennessee employee Leann ‘Lee-Lea’ Bernard was found unconscious behind the wheel of her vehicle in West Nashville, and medics alerted police when they revived her and she was stumbling around with no obvious medical reason. She eventually admitted to officers she had been drinking, and they located two empty beer cans and one nearly empty bottle of vodka in the vehicle. Bernard pleaded guilty to a prior DUI in July of 2019. She was given pre-trial release on the new charge. Bernard is a software developer under the Department of Finance, according to state records.
23-year-old Fort Campbell soldier Garrett Edwards crashed into a utility pole on the Shelby Street entrance ramp to I-24, knocking it over. The car he was driving belonged to his roommate, and fellow soldier, 21-year-old Diego Loza. Both were heavily intoxicated, according to police, and Edwards admitted to consuming “5 or 6 Miller Lite beers”. Edwards blew a 0.157 BAC when tested. Edwards was charged with DUI, and Loza was charged with DUI per se, as he was the vehicle owner, and knowingly allowed Edwards to drive his vehicle while intoxicated. Both were freed on pre-trial release.
43-year-old Carl Wayne Martin, of Carthage, faces multiple charges after becoming unruly at the Nashville International Airport and refusing to wear a mask, as mandated for his flight on Southwest Airlines. Airport police were called to gate C18 after Martin was denied boarding when he refused to wear a mask for COVID-19 precautions & policy. Flight attendants and police noted that Martin also appeared to be heavily intoxicated during their interactions. He was offered the opportunity to simply leave the area but refused, so was placed into custody. He pulled away from the arresting officers and refused to get inside the police car for transport, requiring multiple officers to place him in the car against his will. Martin is charged with disorderly conduct, public intoxication, and resisting arrest. He is free on pre-trial release.
19-year-old Tonisha Mitchell was booked on an outstanding warrant Tuesday, charging her with aggravated assault with serious bodily injury. Court documents reveal she was identified after she arrived at the Madison Police Precinct to retrieve property she lost during an altercation at Walmart. During that altercation, she and her boyfriend confronted a store employee they had ongoing issues with as he was clocking out. As her boyfriend began to assault the victim, identified as Tavarius Cameron, Tonisha reportedly swung a hammer at the victim, and when someone took the hammer from her she took the box cutter from the victim’s pants and sliced him with it. The victim suffered lacerations to his head requiring stitches. Tonisha Mitchell is jailed in lieu of a $150,000 bond.