20-year-old Crystal Holder was jailed this week on an outstanding domestic assault warrant from November. Police say that just four days before Thanksgiving, Holder pulled the hair of her sister, Shantel Lacy, during a domestic dispute on Archwood Place. Responding officers documented a bald patch on Lacy’s head and several long braids pulled out and laying on the table. Holder fled the scene before police arrived, and a warrant was issued for her arrest.
19-year-old Jacob Teachout was jailed last week for giving his father a bloody lip during an argument at their home on Highway 100. Police spoke with Tom Teachout, who said when he came home from work, his son Jacob woke up and started screaming about how he’s been cooped up in the house all day and wanted to go out to eat. During the argument, Thomas picked their dog up to take it outside, and when he stood back up to turn around and head back inside, Jacob punched him in the face splitting his lip. During questioning, he stated that he did indeed punch his father, but it was an accident.
28-year-old Derek Nehring admitted to police that he grabbed his wife forcefully while she was holding their baby on May 15. Sarah Nehring says she was attempting to leave with the baby when her husband grabbed her so hard that responding officers documented bruising on the victim. Derek was transported to booking and charged with domestic assault with bodily injury.
25-year-old Azriya Smith was jailed on April 20th after assaulting her newlywed husband at their home on Trails Circle. Police spoke with Bryan Sanders, who stated that his wife scratched him in his face during an argument. Smith admitted to the argument and scratching her husband’s face and was determined to be the primary aggressor. Sanders did not wish to press charges, but due to domestic violence laws, she was taken into custody.
50-year-old Beatrice Jones was jailed on April 17th after pushing her roommate when she tried to change the temperature on the thermostat at their home on Litton Avenue. Jessica Abdulah told police that she and Jones were arguing over the thermostat setting when Jones pushed her away. They started to fight, and Jones tried to push Abdulah down the stairs. Jones admitted to pushing Abdulah away from the thermostat and that her fingernail was bent back because of it. Abdulah had scratches on her chest, back, and face. The injuries, plus the admission to pushing Abdulah, gave police probable cause to believe that Jones was the primary aggressor.
25-year-old Joshua Harris was jailed on April 16th for punching his girlfriend in the head after a fight over the dishes in their home on Mona Drive. Police spoke with Tabitha Taylor, who said that she and her boyfriend, who is also the father of their children, got into an argument about the dishes. It escalated when Harris punched her in the head and put her in a chokehold for about 10 seconds. She was able to push him off and ran to the bathroom to get away from him. Harris followed Taylor to the bathroom, screaming at her, and pushed her into the bathtub. Taylor hit her head on the faucet and cut her finger, which police observed along with the bathroom in disarray. Harris had already fled the scene when police arrived.
21-year-old Devontee Matthews was jailed on April 14th after kicking a door into his pregnant roommate’s belly. Police spoke with Shanifa Honore, who said she and Matthews got into an argument which escalated when he kicked her bedroom door into her belly hard enough for it to knock her head onto the wall. Shanifa told police that Matthews returned to her room and hit her tv, causing the screen to crack. Officers saw the damaged door and tv, and Shanifa was visibly pregnant. There was video evidence of the incident as well. Matthews told police that he was upset about statements Shanifa and her boyfriend made. He was determined to be the primary aggressor and taken into custody.
47-year-old Jamie Arnado, a tourist from California, reportedly attempted to stick her finger in her boyfriend’s anus at the Holston House Hotel in downtown Nashville early Monday morning, ending in quite the commotion, and eventually, her in a jail cell. The couple, who have been dating for five years, had been drinking Sunday night before returning to their hotel. As she entered the hotel, she screamed at the staff, demanding a late checkout, and became aggressive. Her boyfriend, Patrick Jenks, was able to get her into their room despite her yelling “shut up” at him during the process. About an hour later, she called the front desk and stated she had been assaulted. Security went to the room, at which time she told her boyfriend she was going to have him arrested for assault, and claimed he grabbed her wrist and twisted it. As police arrived and conducted interviews, it was revealed that she had attempted to stick her finger in her boyfriend’s anus during a sexual encounter, and he told her to stop, and she scratched him along his back, which is what caused him to grab her wrist. She was determined to be the primary aggressor and taken into custody.
45-year-old Lee Westfall was jailed on April 13th after reportedly punching his wife in the mouth when she didn’t answer his phone calls. Police responded to Keeton Avenue, where they spoke to Angelique Batey, who said she was on the porch talking to her son on the phone when her Husband walked over and started arguing with her for not answering his phone calls. Westfall then tried to smack the phone out of her hands and pushed her down the stairs. He grabbed her purse and his clothes and said he was leaving. Batey tried to go towards the driver’s side of the car and grab her purse, but Westfall pulled her out of the car by her clothes and punched her in the mouth. Police saw her injuries and her ripped clothing. A witness told police that he heard the altercation from upstairs.
25-year-old Jordan Stone was jailed Thursday afternoon after attempting to strangle his boyfriend, Nyitrell Debardelaben. The two had an argument after Stone was talking on the phone with someone else. The scuffle originated in the bedroom and then spilled into the hallway of the Creekwood Drive apartment. Once in the hallway, Stone reportedly placed both hands around Nyitrell’s neck and attempted to strangle him. Officers documented visible marks on the victim’s neck.