24-year-old Aron Capps was involved in a domestic altercation with the mother of his child, Krissha Yah, on November 20th. Yah states she and Capps were arguing. The argument escalated when he hit her in the face three times, telling her, “I just jaw-checked you!” Then, Capps began to strangle her, but she was able to grab a knife and “poke” him with it before he left the scene. Capps was taken into custody for aggravated assault.
25-year-old Braxton Chassagne jumped the construction fence off 21st Avenue S next to Central Garage with juvenile Clyde Beatty in the late hours of November 19th. Vanderbilt University Police Department communications dispatched officers and, as they arrived, observed Chassagne and Beatty climbing up the construction crane tower. Officers ordered the two to climb down and identified them when they were safely on the ground. There are signs on the construction fence stating to keep out, so Chassagne was taken into custody for criminal trespassing.
39-year-old Troy Francic Herriman was causing a disturbance at Kid Rock’s Honky Tonk in the early hours of November 23rd. Herriman was visibly intoxicated as officers approached him, and he advised them he had been drinking but would not specify how much. Security at the bar told officers that Herriman had too much to drink and was not welcome due to his belligerent behavior. Herriman was taken into custody for public intoxication.
30-year-old Dylon Peek was involved in a car accident on Main St. on November 25th. As officers arrived, Peek sat in the driver’s seat with the ignition on. They observed an odor of alcohol as Peek advised them he had two beers before leaving Downtown. Peek was visibly intoxicated and refused to take sobriety tests before being taken into custody for driving under the influence.
20-year-old Jackson Barfield was involved in a domestic disturbance with Eva Thompson, a friend, at Club Play in Downtown Nashville on November 11th. Thompson told officers that she invited Barfield for protection since she was going to Nashville, so she picked him up, got to the bar, and they sat in the parking lot and drank some alcohol before going inside. She said this was when Barfield told her, “You better not be talking to other guys in there.” They went inside Play, which is one of Nashville’s prominent LGBT bars, and Barfield went to the bathroom as Thompson started to dance with other guys on the stage. Barfield returned from the restroom, grabbed her by the ankle, and grabbed her by the dress as she leaned down to talk, pulled her off the stage, held her against the wall, and struck her in the face. Club Play’s Security broke up the incident, and Barfield fled and texted Thompson that he was in her car. Security went and collected Thompson’s keys and told her to leave, so she called her mom to pick her up since she had been drinking. Barfield was taken into custody for domestic assault on November 22nd.
46-year-old Gordan Pennell was involved in a domestic dispute with his wife, Sandra Lynn Pennell, at 1 Hotel on Demonbreun on November 24th. Gordan told officers that he and Sandra got into an argument after a night out and that she punched him in the face because they got lost walking back to the hotel. Then, he said that he was forced to push her and leave the hotel room. She spoke with officers and told them he got in her face during an Uber ride back to the hotel and continued to be verbally aggressive even when they returned to the room. He hit her in the face, leaving a bruise, so she tried to purchase a flight to go back home, but that made him angrier as he dragged her away from the hotel door, stopping her efforts to leave. Officers observed visible injuries on Sandra as she advised them about a similar incident that occurred in their home in Michigan, resulting in him being arrested and her being admitted to the hospital. He was determined to be the primary aggressor and was taken into custody for domestic assault.
53-year-old Matthew Thomas Jr. flagged down an officer on East Old Hickory Blvd. in the late hours of November 20th, indicating that he had been in a car crash. Officers confirmed the accident via dispatch, where the other party was waiting to speak with them. The other driver eventually came to where they were and alerted officers of the possible injury he sustained. Officers could see Thomas was visibly intoxicated, and he even admitted to consuming a 24oz beer 2 hours prior but also stated that he waited an hour and a half for the police at the scene, leaving only 30 minutes between when he consumed the beer and when he began driving. Thomas kept repeating that he “pulled over to speak to the police and not the other way around.” He also confirmed that he rear-ended the other vehicle. Thomas refused to provide a blood sample, was read an implied consent form, and was taken into custody for driving under the influence and implied consent.
21-year-old Joel Kaizer was involved in a car accident on Donelson Pike in December 2022. Kaizer initially fled the scene and did not stop until a traffic stop was conducted. Officers were notified that Kaizer failed to appear in court in September 2022, causing his license to be suspended. Kaizer was cited for leaving the scene of an accident and driving on a suspended license. He failed to appear in court on April 24th and was taken into custody on November 20th for failure to be booked.
27-year-old Larry Haralson was involved in a domestic altercation with his girlfriend, Julyvette Quinones, at Carter Street on November 17th. Quinones told officers she and Haralson’s argument escalated when he began to throw beer cans around the apartment, damaging several items. Then, she said, Haralson grabbed her, started to strangle her, and at one point pushed her face into the bed, telling her that she was going to die. Quinones advised that she lost consciousness for about 5 seconds but was able to fight Haralson away. Officers observed a hole in the wall, beer cans, and a dent in the bedroom TV around the apartment. Haralson was taken into custody for aggravated assault on November 20th.
26-year-old Angel Arturo Estrada was on James Robertson Parkway this past weekend as officers were dispatched regarding an impaired individual. Estrada admitted he was drunk and was speaking incoherently, unable to provide information about his home address or call for any form of transportation. Estrada was taken into custody for public intoxication.