23-year-old Austin Harrison was jailed this week on an outstanding felony warrant charging him with aggravated assault/strangulation. Elizabeth Egan says her boyfriend, Austin, had locked her out of their shared residence, and an argument continued as he let her back inside. He reportedly punched her and knocked her onto the ground before getting on top of her and strangling her until she lost consciousness. When she came to, Egan says she was being dragged by her hair into another room. When he realized she was conscious again, he continued the assault and strangled her a second time. During a struggle, she was able to kick him in the face twice, after which he stood up, walked upstairs, and fell asleep or passed out across the bed. Officers observed multiple injuries to the victim. [WARNING: images and video in the story are graphic]
40-year-old David Allen Robbins has been identified as the man who became aggressive and argumentative at Robert’s Western World in September. The venue posted a video of the assault on social media. The video shows Robbins assaulting Sean Preece in the face using his elbow. Robbins traveled from North Carolina to Nashville this weekend and was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on the outstanding warrant charging him with felony aggravated assault.
26-year-old Tyshecka Carter went to the home of her child’s father on New Year’s Day and began an argument with her ex, Demartin Robinson. When she began to punch him in the face, Carter called 911, as she has a history of assaulting and attacking him after showing up unannounced. After assaulting him, she threatened to smash his car with a brick and then began to punch him again while dispatch was on the phone. Officers arrived and observed multiple injuries on Martin and noted Carter’s bond conditions from her previous arrest don’t allow her to have contact with Martin.
Abigail Wate Ayala says she was at Sonny’s Bar on December 12th with her ex-boyfriend when 27-year-old Victoria ‘Toria’ Marie Anderson suddenly appeared at the bar and tossed a drink onto her before exiting the building. As Abigail and her ex were leaving the bar an hour later, Toria Anderson was still outside waiting for them. Toria shoved Abigail from behind, causing her to sustain serious injuries, including a torn UCL and fractures to her elbow, requiring surgery. Toria also took Abigail’s cell phone from her and deleted the video that she had recorded of the altercation, then smashed the phone onto the ground. Officers obtained security footage of the attacks and took out warrants for Anderson, including one for felony aggravated assault, and she was taken into custody this week.
19-year-old Kaydence Armstrong confessed on New Year’s day to shooting her boyfriend, Christon Collins. Officers responded to the Wedgewood Ave apartment to find Collins with gunshot graze wounds to his left arm and right leg. The couple had been in a physical altercation earlier, but according to a witness, the argument was already over when Kaydence retrieved the gun and fired eight shots. Officers recovered the gun from her purse, along with eight spent shell casings at the scene. She remains jailed in lieu of a $100,000 bond.
25-year-old Angel Sanchez is jailed in lieu of a $25,000 bond after police say he strangled his girlfriend, Yasmin Rivera, in an Uber and then, after they got home, reportedly headbutted her, dragged her across the floor, and strangled her again. The victim says the fight began at a bar but didn’t turn physical until they were in the rideshare vehicle on their way home. During the ride, she says he pulled her into his forehead and placed his hands around her neck until she had difficulty breathing. Once at home, she grabbed her dog for comfort, and Sanchez grabbed her and dragged her across the floor before getting on top of her and placing both hands around her neck once again. The victim says she was losing consciousness but was able to scream loud enough for a neighbor to come to her rescue. Officers documented multiple injuries to the victim.
27-year-old British tourist Elliot Williams faces charges from two separate incidents this week in downtown Nashville. On Tuesday, he and a friend, Patrick Doran, were harassing multiple vendors on Broadway. Williams punched Conor Patrick Wall in the face, causing him to fall and hit his head. The victim was transported to Vanderbilt, where the attending physician said he may have sustained a brain injury. Williams fled the scene back to his room at the DoubleTree Hotel, where police were called a short time later after he reportedly assaulted his wife, Jenny Moore. She states the two were in an argument, and when she tried to leave the hotel room, he blocked the doorway and struck her in the face. She had a busted lip and was bleeding from the assault, along with a small pool of blood on the bed. During this interaction, police recognized Williams from the earlier incident on Broadway, and he was taken into custody for both incidents.
20-year-old Troinesha Henderson says her boyfriend, Nashville rapper Famous Kass (aka Jaylin Patton), brought another girl to their home late Thursday night and told Troinesha she needed to leave. She stayed downstairs after Jaylin went upstairs with the unnamed female. Troinesha was packing her belongings the following morning when she began arguing with Jaylin as he came downstairs to get food. She says she was holding a machete “for self-defense” purposes and began swinging it at Jaylin, leaving some cuts and scratches on him. Jaylin took the blade from her and stored it atop the kitchen cabinets, and placed her outside of the front door, along with all of her belongings, before locking the door. Troinesha called 911, but was also determined to be the primary aggressor and was taken to jail.
A 17-year-old girl says 21-year-old Eric Estrada was drinking Friday night and crawled onto the couch where she was sleeping and began to touch and kiss her while pointing a gun at her head and stomach. She says she was eventually able to push him away and run to the bathroom, where she screamed for help and then ran to the bedroom where Estrada’s girlfriend, Yenis Betancourth, and infant daughter were sleeping. A gunshot was then heard and reported by multiple people in the area. Officers took Estrada into custody and recovered a loaded Glock 19.
Metro Nashville Police say 26-year-old Gabriel Gwirtsman followed Irais Hernandez in the area of Bicentennial Mall Park in downtown Nashville and intentionally rammed his vehicle into the victim’s vehicle. The victim believed his life to be in immediate danger and was injured in the road rage incident.