Man charged in horrific sadistic assault of girlfriend, steals all her things — Joel Jones jailed on $45K bond

42-year-old Joel Jones is accused of stealing his girlfriend’s Jeep Patriot, cell phone, purse, wallet, Ruger handgun, and removing $2,000 from her bank account. She said she believes he was ending the relationship and had no intention of returning anything, because before he fled he placed a pillow over her face and smothered her while accusing her of cheating on him, and then wrote “I will get next”, which police documented, on the bed beside her. Investigators say he meant he was claiming his place in line for her as if she were a prostitute. He also attempted to carve the word ‘WH*RE’ into her forehead with the tip of an ink pen after the ink wouldn’t stay on her skin. The value of the stolen items was $14,000. Jones is jailed in lieu of a $45,000 bond, on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges.

Man throws punches at Nashville gay bar, injures staff who tries to stop him — Walter ‘Bryce’ Harrill

Metro Nashville Police say 22-year-old Walter Bryce Harrill got into an argument with another patron at Play Dance Bar on Church Street, and when security attempted to break up the altercation, he punched the employee in the face, leaving an injury and breaking his $655 prescription eyeglasses. Harrill was detained until police arrived, and was heavily intoxicated. He is charged with public intoxication, vandalism, and assault Harrill is free on pre-trial release.

Woman rams gate of Antioch Apartments when she feels threatened by security, she’s arrested — Emi Amador Canales

19-year-old Emi Amador Canales arrived at her gated apartment community, The Club Apartments in Antioch, at 4 a.m. but was unable to get the gate to open. She began honking her horn, alerting AEGIS Security Officer Jonathan Rickaway who began shining a light in her car, and causing the situation to quickly escalate as words were exchanged and she smacked the flashlight from his hand, hitting him in the arm. Taking offense to her reaction, Rickaway took it upon himself to reach into her vehicle and attempt to put her vehicle in park.

In reaction to a man reaching inside her vehicle, she began fighting Rickaway and eventually rammed the gates with her vehicle in an attempt to flee away from this security guard. Rickaway got one cuff on her arm during the struggle, however, she escaped to the backseat and grabbed her loaded handgun. Police eventually arrived and charged Canales with assault and vandalism. Rickaway faced no charges. Canales is free on pre-trial release.

Tourist charged with slapping bouncer after refusing to pay her tab at Nashville Bar — Jennifer Jensen

54-year-old New Jersey tourist Jennifer Jensen is charged with assault after a bouncer at Lucky Bastard Saloon in #DowntownNashville says she slapped him as he was escorting her out of the venue when she caused a disturbance in the bar, refusing to pay her tab. She was issued a misdemeanor citation for assault.

Woman charged with stealing pills, destroying home of woman who helped her with shelter during storm — Kayla Pemberton

27-year-old Kayla Pemberton was booked into the Meto Nashville Jail Tuesday on several outstanding warrants which stemmed from her stay with a South Nashville resident. Warrants allege that in February a resident allowed Pemberton and her son to temporarily stay with her for a few days due to the winter storms. When she advised them they had to leave when the storms were over, Pemberton allegedly became angry and started “destroying the apartment” by throwing things around and breaking them, including cups and an ashtray, which caused damage to the carpet.

The victim, who is in a wheelchair, says Pemberton pushed her which caused bruising to her arms, and took a bottle of approximately 50 prescription pills and food before finally leaving the apartment as requested. Officers documented the disarray of the apartment, including broken dishes on the floor. Kayla Pemberton is charged with assault, theft, and vandalism, and is free on a $3,000 bond.

Trio charged in alleged attack of family member’s boyfriend – Mother, husband, & son arrested

43-year-old Lameka ‘KeKe’ Dickerson, her 56-year-old husband Dre Phillips, and her 20-year-old son Syxx Dickerson, were all booked into the Metro Nashville jail Saturday on outstanding warrants charging them with domestic assault. Court records show 30-year-old Billy Dean Woodard Jr, who is dating Keke’s daughter, met police at a Thorntons store on Lebanon Pike to report he and his girlfriend had gotten into an argument on November 19th and when he was coming out of the bathroom of the home (where he says they all live), the three family members “jumped him”. He fled in his girlfriend’s vehicle and called police, who met him at Thorntons and then escorted him to the family safety center to obtain warrants and other services. Officers documented physical injury sustained by the victim, however, he refused all medical care.

Police: Man in ‘heightened emotional state’ assaults another with traffic cone — Delonta Burleson arrested

Metro Nashville Police say 22-year-old Delonta Burleson had been kicked out of an establishment by security at 2622 Jefferson Street in the pre-daylight hours on Sunday. He was described as being in a “heightened emotional state” when he then returned to the property, picked up a traffic cone, and threw it at Kylan King. Burleson was charged with assault and is free on a $1,000 bond.

Police use taser on man who punched bouncer, threatened to ‘shoot up’ Jason Aldean’s bar — Andrew Gibson

Metro Nashville Police fired a taser on 29-year-old Andrew Gibson Sunday as he ran from them while they were attempting to place him under arrest. Gibson was inside Jason Aldean’s bar causing a disturbance when security staff asked him to leave and he refused. Gibson reportedly punched the staff member in the face, and ran out of the bar, only to return moments later to smash a concrete cinder block on the sidewalk out front. Police attempted to take him into custody, which ended in a short foot chase and taser deployment. Gibson is charged with assault and evading arrest, and is jailed in lieu of a $4,000 bond.

Woman charged after tossing drink on bouncer at Nudie’s Honky Tonk — Karla Diaz arrested

24-year-old Karla Diaz, of Nashville, was kicked out of Nudie’s Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville early Sunday morning and escorted out of the building by security. The unhappy patron then attempted to go back inside and was stopped by the bouncer at which time she threw a drink on him, and grabbed his vest with both hands. He stopped her before she could continue the assault, and placed her into custody while waiting for police to arrive. She was charged with assault and is free on pre-trial release.

Woman attacks man with spoon after he asks if she’s doing his laundry today — Wafa Dardis arrested

41-year-old Wafa Taha Dardas was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail after her husband, Husni Hassan, asked her if she was going to do his laundry that particular day. She told him she was not going to do his laundry, at which point he gathered his belonging and attempted to leave. On his way out the door, she reportedly attacked him with a spoon, leaving multiple visible injuries on his neck and hand. She is free on a $1,500 bond, charged with domestic assault.
NOTE: DCSO Failed to follow their own policy and required this defendant to remove her hijab for a booking photo, and it was then released to the media. We have blurred parts, in accordance with the policy.