Sophia Sarmiento shows up at boyfriend’s house, attacks him during argument about relationship

27-year-old Sophia Sarmiento was taken into custody for domestic assault on April 20th. Around 11 p.m. on April 19th, Richmond Taylor, Sarmiento’s boyfriend, alerted the authorities that he went to Sarmiento’s Ashwood Avenue residence to talk and try to fix their relationship, which led to an argument, where he decided to leave and walked to his Monticello Street home. Taylor advised that after he returned home, Sarmiento let herself in through his front door because she had the code. They continued to talk about their issues, which caused her to become angry and aggressive, scratching and biting Taylor and leaving visible marks on his neck, chest, and right armpit.

Once Sarmiento left the residence, he called the police. She corroborated Taylor’s statement, adding that when she arrived at his house, she noticed signs of infidelity in his bedroom and tried to capture photos of it, during which he tackled and “choked” her on her bed, prompting her to bite him due to nearly losing consciousness. When he released her, she grabbed her things and left. Sarmiento provided photos to officers, showing the redness to her chest, adding that her finger was injured during the altercation, but she refused any additional medical attention. Officers deemed Sarmiento as the primary aggressor, and she was taken into custody for the incident.

Mira Williams snatches friend’s iPhone 13 at Airbnb, says she was put in “Chokehold”

26-year-old Mira Williams tried to steal Roman Hajnas’s iPhone 13 at his Airbnb on McGavock Street in the early hours of April 5th. The police responded to a call regarding an assault near 16th Avenue and Hayes Street. They located Hajnas, who stated he met Williams while socializing with his friend, Jaroslaw Luczkiewicz, and they decided to continue their conversation at his Airbnb. Hajnas said she requested to use his phone to call someone, so he unlocked it. Williams grabbed it from his hand, and as he did this, she attempted to run away. He said he started running after Williams and caught up to her near Hayes Street, where he pushed her to the ground and held her down with Luczkiewicz until the police arrived. Hajnas said that he sustained injuries from the fall but recovered his iPhone. Officers spoke with Luczkiewicz, who corroborated Hajnas’s statements, stating she snatched his phone from him and fled. He admitted to assisting in her detainment. Williams was transported to the hospital due to injuries from the incident, so officers met with her. Williams told them she left the Airbnb due to Hajnas’s unwanted sexual advances. She added that he became irate when she walked away and started following her. Williams then tried to sprint, but Hajnas caught her and pushed her to the ground, causing external injuries. She alleged that Hajnas and Luczkiewicz held her body against the ground and put her in a “chokehold” until bystanders separated them. Williams denied taking any phone from his possession. Officers determined there was probable cause for the theft of the iPhone, so Williams was then taken into custody for theft.

Christopher Grace drunkenly strangles, spits on intimate partner during argument about Airbnb

46-year-old Christopher Grace was involved in a domestic altercation with his intimate partner, Christal McDowell, at their Village 21 Airbnb on March 31st. When officers arrived at the mentioned location, they contacted McDowell, who stated that she and Grace had argued about their bedroom in the Airbnb. At some point during the argument, Grace pushed McDowell onto the bed and proceeded to mount and strangle her. While strangling McDowell, Grace got close to her face and spat on her. McDowell bit Grace’s lip to protect herself, causing him to disengage.

While speaking to McDowell, officers observed visible bruises on her legs, redness on her chest, and blood on her lip. The officers then spoke with McDowell’s 18-year-old son, who witnessed the incident. He stated that he heard loud arguing, causing him to enter their bedroom. When he entered, he observed Grace strangling his mother and said that he could hear a gurgling sound coming from her. During the investigation, officers found blood on the bed pillow as well as the sheets. When officers questioned Grace, he said that he and McDowell got into an argument that resulted in him being on top of her. Grace stated that he never assaulted or strangled McDowell. Grace, while speaking to officers, appeared to be intoxicated. Christopher Grace was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault.

Troy Davern resists arrest after getting into drunken fight on Division Street

26-year-old Troy Davern was one of three individuals allegedly involved in a fight near 18th Avenue and Division Street in the early hours of March 14th. When officers arrived to investigate, they were flagged down by a bystander, who pointed out Davern in a nearby alley as he attempted to flee. Officers commanded Davern to stop, but he ignored them, continuing to run away. It wasn’t until an officer in a marked unit hindered Davern from escaping the alley that he willingly stopped. Officers detained him and noticed he showed multiple signs of impairment, reeking of alcohol with blood on his face and clothes from the alleged scuffle. Davern was then taken into custody for resisting arrest and public intoxication.

Vanderbilt Wrestler Brayden Thomas Edman jailed after being too drunk to care for himself in public

21-year-old Vanderbilt wrestler Brayden Thomas Edman was found wandering through the lobby of a building at 2 a.m. Saturday, while attempting to gain access to restricted upper floors. Building security alerted Metro Nashville Police, who responded to the scene. “B.T.” Edman initially told officers he was simply attempting to find his vehicle. He had extremely slurred speech and kept pulling out his wallet when asked if he could use his phone to arrange a rideshare away from the scene. He eventually stated his phone was “in the hallway,” but it was not found. The officer also attempted to locate the party that Edman claimed brought him to the address without success. Edmon admitted to consuming two shots of alcohol and drinking three cocktails. He refused all medical assistance and was eventually taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.

DUI: Rebecca Wetherbee has “a couple of drinks” at Red Door Saloon before hitting utility pole

31-year-old Rebecca Wetherbee was booked after crashing her car on Old Hickory Blvd on December 16th. Upon arrival, officers observed a trail of debris leading to Wetherbee’s gray Mercedes GLE-350, which had struck a guard rail and utility pole. Officers then observed Wetherbee and two other passengers outside the vehicle needing medical attention. Wetherbee reeked of alcohol, was unsteady on her feet, and had bloodshot eyes. When questioned by officers, Wetherbee admitted to having “a couple of drinks” earlier that night. Wetherbee and the two other passengers of the vehicle were transported via separate ambulances to multiple hospitals due to concerns about spinal and head injuries. Officers then spoke to a witness who stated that Wetherbee, in the driver’s seat of her vehicle, stated to the witness that she was coming from the Red Door Saloon Bar. Officers went to Vanderbilt Hospital and spoke with Wetherbee. Wetherbee refused to provide a blood sample after being read implied consent. Officers issued Wetherbee a citation for driving under the influence. Wetherbee was booked on the citation on January 8th. Wetherbee also has a prior history of incidents regarding intoxication.

DUI: 19-year-old Alec Jacobs found unconscious in his vehicle after drinking 1 White Claw

19-year-old Alec Michael Jacobs blocked a lane of travel lane near Old Hickory Boulevard and Health Park Drive early January 1st. Jacobs drove off the right side of the roadway, over the curb. Officers observed this and noticed the keys in the ignition while the car was still in “drive.” Jacobs was unconscious, drooling in the driver’s seat, with an opened White Claw in his lap. They had to shake the car and yell at him to wake him up. Jacobs was visibly intoxicated as he admitted to consuming the White Claw in the vehicle. Jacobs was also unaware of when he had left Murfreesboro. He consented to sobriety tests, performed poorly, and provided a breath sample, resulting in 0.084% BAC. Jacobs was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence, an open container violation, and underage alcohol consumption.

DUI: Courtney Petway passes out at Waffle House after drinking at Layer Cake

35-year-old Courtney Petway was jailed Sunday after reports that he was passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle in the middle of a Waffle House parking lot. When police arrived on the scene, they saw Petway’s vehicle obstructing traffic. EMS stated that he was unconscious and didn’t respond to their initial attempts to wake him up. Petway finally woke up when EMS shook his car. He told police that he drank about 5-6 shots of tequila at a club called Layer Cake and remembered leaving but doesn’t remember driving to Waffle House. Petway was visibly intoxicated and taken into custody.

Andrei Gavaz pulls it out and touches it at Kid Rock’s Bar on Valentine’s Day

Police say 24-year-old Andrei Gavaz unzipped his pants and whipped out his most prized possession at Kid Rock’s Bar on Valentine’s Day. He then thoroughly touched himself and then, using that same hand, smacked the face of a bouncer who had escorted him out of the venue due to his level of intoxication. He was attempting to re-enter the bar when the assault occurred. The bouncer, Shay Thomas, fell to the ground and suffered cuts to both elbows and his knuckle while attempting to detain Gavaz.

Police arrived to find Gavaz cuffed, and as they were placing him in the rear of a patrol car, he had to be hobble-restrained as he attempted to kick Officer Hill in the face, but no contact was made. He was still charged with assault of an officer, as Officer Hill stated he “felt as if he was about to be assaulted.” He then began to spit all over the rear of the patrol vehicle, resulting in an additional vandalism charge.