57-year-old Wanda Fay Webster tells police she was planning on “whopping her granddaughter’s butt” for acting unruly but when she poured out a bottle of liquor in her kitchen she grabbed a golf club instead. The juvenile victim says told police her grandmother threatened her with the golf club and pushed her over the stove. The victim pushed her grandmother, in self-defense, knocking her onto the kitchen table and onto the floor. Granny is free on a $1,000 bond, after spending about 8 hours in jail.
24-year-old Malcolm Watson is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after police say he struck his ex-boyfriend in the head with a rock, leaving a laceration, and then chased him into a vehicle, where he was trying to retreat, and punched him in the face and bit his bicep. Watson claims he was only punching back from an earlier assault, and that he was the actual victim.
22-year-old Jacob ‘Jake’ Northcott is free on a $25,000 bond after police say he confronted multiple neighbors about someone throwing trash in his yard. When both neighbors advised him to leave their property, he retreated across the street, where he brandished a handgun, chambered a round, yelled “I will kill you!”.
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.
21-year-old Kevin Prusinowski is charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and vandalism charges after police say he threatened to stab his juvenile brother with a large kitchen knife, then followed him outside to his car, which he then spray-painted a swastika on while the teen brother was inside the vehicle filming the encounter.
77-year-old Bobbie Peoples is charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after police say she pointed a gun at her husband of 54 years and demanded to know what he did with the painting of a dog she was currently working on. The husband called the police to report he was afraid she would shoot him.
22-year-old Marshall Shanks, a TSU Dean’s List senior, was jailed on a felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge Wednesday morning after police say he pointed a gun at his ex-girlfriend and said “These streets are not safe” when she rejected his marriage proposal inside a car after drinks at a local restaurant.
25-year-old Brittany Summers is charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after throwing a tote at her husband, who she says was cheating, then chasing him through the house with a hairdryer and hitting him with it – which he captured on video.
42-year-old Deshon Murphy was charged with two counts of felon in possession of a handgun, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and reckless endangerment after threatening to shoot someone who bumped into him at the grocery store.
27-year-old Alexis Howard was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after police found her boyfriend walking down a sidewalk with an injury to his face.