28-year-old Quenesha Golden is charged with animal cruelty after Nashville Animal Care & Control found a deceased dog in an outside crate at her residence. Police say Gold admitted to leaving the dog outside in the crate for 4 weeks with no food or water. Golden was issued a citation and was booked this week. She is free without a bond and scheduled to appear in court in January.
Metro Nashville Police say 39-year-old Leon Lewis III walked out of the Suburban Extended Stay Hotel in Hermitage with a small black dog on a leash and into a ditch, pulled a revolver, and shot the dog. A witness observed the small dog’s tail still wagging while he bled to death from the mouth. Lewis stated “I should’ve just let the dog go” as he was arrested and charged with aggravated animal cruelty, felon in possession of a weapon, and aggravated reckless endangerment. He is jailed in lieu of an $80,000 bond.
36-year-old William Lanway was charged with aggravated assault with strangulation and false imprisonment after he attacked his ex-girlfriend who he was still living with. On January 12th, officers were dispatched to Hillmeade Drive in reference to a domestic disturbance. Holly Williams stated she had recently broken up with her boyfriend, William Lanway, who had been living in her apartment for the past several months. Holly told police she had awakened to William looking through multiple drawers in the bedroom and they had started arguing. Holly walked to the kitchen to…
Metro Animal Care & Control, along with MNPD, executed a search warrant at Old Hickory home of Denise & Martin Sandor, which was without electricity or running water. MACC removed 15 adult cats, 3 juvenile kittens, and 1 neonate kitten.