A family traveled from Alabama to Nashville so a young daughter could undergo brain surgery at Vanderbilt Friday. Today, the father, 32-year-old Travis Wade McGraw, is jailed in lieu of a $275,000 bond after admitting to raping his other daughter in the hotel room where the family was staying, while her grandfather slept in the other bed just feet away. While she hid in the bathroom and Snapchat messaged a friend in Alabama, who called 911 for her, he threatened to shoot her if she didn’t open the door. Police recovered texts where he asked her to “keep this between us”, a handgun, and her clothing with his fluids on them.
20-year-old Clarissa Blevins is charged with aggravated assault, vandalism, and violation of her bond conditions after the May 5th assault on the father of her child, during which he dropped their child with his new girlfriend in the vehicle, and she adulted by punching him in the face and smashing his phone. She was out on bond at the time of this incident for a prior assault when she ran him out of the house while beating him up, and smashed a cinder block through his windshield when he escaped to safety.
33-year-old Hessen Ribbentrop faces multiple charges after police say he slashed 3 of the 4 tires on his father’s vehicle with a dagger, then beat his father into a fetal position on the ground, and continued the attack.
Two thirty-somethings came to Nashville and the city absolutely devoured them. They were not prepared for all the fun the city offered. Shannon Young & Gabrielle began their night barhopping in downtown Nashville, and found themselves ten miles away in a hotel lobby that wasn’t theirs, attempting to sleep on the floor while covered in vomit and urine. From the back of a patrol car, one of them joyfully claimed “I am so excited” as she approached the sally port of the jail, as she continued on her adventure.
26-year-old outdoor brand influencer Sophie Swaney, who has over a million followers across various platforms, was arrested Saturday in Nashville after police say she was driving under the influence while in possession of a handgun and drugs. Her boyfriend, who was upset over a photoshoot, climbed out the passenger window while traveling on Charlotte Ave. and fell on his head, causing him to land in the trauma unit with a brain injury.
Police say Caleb Roberts, of Greenbrier, was “irate” when his wife showed up at Tailgate Brewery Music Row because she believed him to be too intoxicated to drive. Appalled she would show up and tell him what to do, video shows him spitting at his wife, cracking her windshield with a beer bottle, then grabbing onto her in an effort to take her phone.
EXCLUSIVE: Bounty hunters kicked open the front door of a Nashville home, threw the family to the floor, and held them at gunpoint, believing the father was a person they were seeking who didn’t show up for court, despite his assertions otherwise. When they eventually realized they were at the wrong address, they attempted to leave without involving police and fled the scene. The family was able to obtain the license plate of their vehicle, and now 1 of the 3, Khalil Abdullah, the owner of Matador Recovery, has been charged – and it’s not the first time he’s faced the same charge.
44-year-old Angela Briley was booked on an outstanding warrant Friday, which detailed she was arguing with a female friend who got out of the vehicle they were in, then put the car in reverse and backed over before fleeing the scene. The victim suffered a broken leg and required plates and screws during surgery to repair the damage.
24-year-old daycare owner Shashawna Southall, of Knoxville, was expelled from the Opryland Hotel on April 18th, and attempted to get into a vehicle with her four young children and drive away while heavily intoxicated, police say. Witnesses say she was being irate in the hotel lobby and was barely able to stand.
Metro Police say 31-year-old Brittany Trice rear-ended a car in South Nashville, exited her vehicle, screamed at the other driver calling her a racist, yelled at passing by vehicles, then retrieved her 5-year-old daughter from her car and sat in the middle of traffic on the busy road for a few minutes in some weird act of defiance before fleeing the scene.