19-year-old Josual Daniel Williams, of Ashland City, was found absolutely intoxicated beyond safety while yelling, screaming, and attempting to fight others on Broadway in downtown Nashville in the early hours of Sunday morning. He admitted to only being 19 and stated he had been out drinking throughout the downtown bars all night long. Officers asked him to stop yelling and being so disorderly, however, he refused and continued to escalate the level of his annoyance to the general public. Williams was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
An arrest warrant states 28-year-old Corederious Lebron Amey grabbed his girlfriend by her hair and “pulled out countless braids from her scalp”, and while holding a gun, threatened to shoot her in the face after punching her with his fists. He is jailed in lieu of a $10,000 bond.
30-year-old Billy Dean Woodard is charged with harassment after sending his ex-girlfriend threats, including one that stated he would “blow up the whole apartments because if I can’t have you nobody will”, and another saying he would continue to terrorize until he couldn’t terrorize her anymore, as long as she refused to be with him. Woodard is free on a $2,500 bond. Woodard recently had the same ex-girlfriend’s family charged with assault after he says they attacked him as he exited a bathroom at the residence.
Downtown Nashville has claimed another arrest in our #bspotter / #VisitMusicCity series documenting the public intoxication arrests in the city’s core which thrives on the sale of alcohol. 22-year-old Kennedy Thompson was found near the Hilton Garden Inn on KVB jumping out into the roadway and being belligerent, according to an arrest report. Police attempted to divert him to medical care, but he refused all services, resulting in an arrest for public intoxication and resisting arrest, as he pulled away when they took him into custody. Thompson is free on pre-trial release.
Metro Nashville Police say 22-year-old Walter Bryce Harrill got into an argument with another patron at Play Dance Bar on Church Street, and when security attempted to break up the altercation, he punched the employee in the face, leaving an injury and breaking his $655 prescription eyeglasses. Harrill was detained until police arrived, and was heavily intoxicated. He is charged with public intoxication, vandalism, and assault Harrill is free on pre-trial release.
19-year-old Emi Amador Canales arrived at her gated apartment community, The Club Apartments in Antioch, at 4 a.m. but was unable to get the gate to open. She began honking her horn, alerting AEGIS Security Officer Jonathan Rickaway who began shining a light in her car, and causing the situation to quickly escalate as words were exchanged and she smacked the flashlight from his hand, hitting him in the arm. Taking offense to her reaction, Rickaway took it upon himself to reach into her vehicle and attempt to put her vehicle in park.
In reaction to a man reaching inside her vehicle, she began fighting Rickaway and eventually rammed the gates with her vehicle in an attempt to flee away from this security guard. Rickaway got one cuff on her arm during the struggle, however, she escaped to the backseat and grabbed her loaded handgun. Police eventually arrived and charged Canales with assault and vandalism. Rickaway faced no charges. Canales is free on pre-trial release.
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.