MNPD Officer James Thornton was driving downtown when he says he says he had to stop his patrol car and make an immediate arrest after he says he observed a 21-year-old tourist Mary Hatley hit her fiance in the face with an open hand. The victim, Shane Cole, had no injuries, did not make a complaint, did not want to press charges, and says the officer misunderstood what he believed he observed, and his fiance was simply “smacking flies from his face”. Hatley posted a $1,000 cash bond after the state-mandated 12-hour domestic violence hold.
53-year-old Joyce Bean was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after an argument ensued between her and her boyfriend during which she told him “get out of my house and I want my teeth back.” She then began attacking him and ended up stabbing him multiple times but not before her daughter was able to jump in and get some licks in of her own.
72-year-old David Aldous is charged with the domestic assault of his wife. The couple was at Cici’s Pizza after church on Sunday, when she says he became aggressive. They later tried to get out of the car, at which time she says David struck her. He is free on a $1,500 cash bond.
18-year-old Paul Lee is free on a $2,000 cash bond after police say he attacked his mother and father during an argument. His father deployed pepper spray on his child, stating he was in fear for the safety of his family.
42-year-old Matthew Mueller is free on a $2,000 bond after police say he punched his girlfriend in the mouth once, then did it again when she yelled at him for the first punch. Mueller didn’t remember the incident but told police it “seemed like” he had done so.
Security at FGL House in downtown Nashville assaulted Harry Naill after he allegedly was keeping his wife from leaving the bar intoxicated by herself. Bar Security took it upon themselves to throw him on a sidewalk outside a bar, then delivered him to Metro Officers a short distance away.
Vanessa Isaacs was downtown drinking on Thursday night, and when she returned home to her wife, Tiffany Isaacs, the two got into a brawl that even the police couldn’t determine a primary aggressor, so they both went to jail.
45-year-old Erin A. Savage told police she did open-hand slap her boyfriend of 18 months during a verbal argument at last night’s KISS concert, at which time off-duty officers detained her. The victim told police he was slapped, but did not wish to prosecute, and had no visible injuries, however the police prosecuted on his behalf.