Woman Pulls Handgun & Makes Threat over Handicapped Parking Space

Lashonda Arnetta Simmons is free on a $5,000 bond after she is accused of pulling a gun on a couple over a handicapped parking space her car was parked in at her apartment late Sunday. At 10:18 PM Sunday night, two individuals were parked on Meadow Creek Circle to move some items into an apartment, when one of the individuals noted there was a vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped spot. The other individual reportedly began speaking about the issue loudly when the car’s owner, Lashonda Simmons, came out onto…

Nashville Man Strangled ex-Girlfriend for not Making Him a Sandwich – Held on 20K Bond

All he wanted was a sandwich. Ironically, he will likely get exactly what he wanted today, except it’ll probably be bologna, and it’ll be from the jail kitchen. Kenneth William Ragsdale, 47, is waking up behind bars this morning in Nashville with a $20,000 bond, after being charged with felony aggravated assault / strangulation against his ex-girlfriend, after she wouldn’t make him a sandwich. According to a police report, the victim is the ex-girlfriend of Ragsdale. In the overnight hours of Sunday night / Monday morning, the two were lying…

Oversleeping in hotel leads to 1 Pound of Meth & 14 grams of Heroin Seizure

Christopher Cabot Holley, 37, probably wishes he hadn’t overslept Monday morning. He staying at a Nashville Hotel by cleaning staff, as they were attempting to clean the room, as it was past check-out time. When the hotel staff entered the room, they initially thought the subject was unconscious as he was not responsive. After they contacted 911, units arrived and finally were able to wake him up. He spoke with officers, and told them his name was “Michael White”, however it would soon be determined that he was Christopher Cabot…

Matthew Stoneman Arrested with 95 grams of Psychedelic Mushrooms

Matthew Wayne Stoneman, 22, was arrested on Thursday night, after he was the passenger in a traffic stop, and claimed ownership of 2 bags of psychedelic mushrooms in the trunk, weighing a total of 95 grams. According to an arrest report, Officer Allyson Reis made a traffic stop for an expired license plate, and during the stop identified the rear passenger as Matt Stoneman, who had two outstanding warrants for his arrest in relation to a February drug dealing arrest at his home. Stone also runs The Hemp Ranger, and…

Sex Offender Arrested on 3 new counts of Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

WARNING: This story contains graphic descriptions as written in court records. Brent Pitchford, 55, is a twice convicted child sexual offender, currently living in Nashville, and on the TN Sex Offender Registry. He is waking up this morning in the Davidson County jail after being arrested on Wednesday for 3 new counts of aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, in addition to two already pending charges for violation of the sex offender registry laws for not registering his current car or email addresses. Here’s what happened: On January 13th of…

Davidson County Pre-Trial Release Program Reform Starts NOW! #BailReform

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Davidson County Pre-Trial Release (PTR) program, administered by the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO), began implementing new procedures this week after nearly two years of evaluation. Stakeholders, including General Sessions Court judges, the Davidson County District Attorney General’s Office, Public Defender’s Office, Metropolitan-Nashville Police Department, Criminal Court Clerk’s Office, and the DCSO, all participated in the study process. Ultimately, the reform broadens guidelines for PTR qualification, allowing more individuals to take part in the program. A grant, totaling $350,000 over three years and awarded by the…

Danterion Darden kidnaps, assaults, & strangles girlfriend – for ordering the wrong pizza. #Arrested

Danterion D Darden, 18, is in a Nashville jail this morning on a $101,000 bond after he physically drug his girlfriend (and mother of his child) through the mud and into his vehicle and held her against her will (kidnapping). In addition, he assaulted her at a West Nashville pizza hut, strangled her while in the car, and threatened her with a taser. All of this, because he says that she ordered the wrong pizza. The 18 year old and the victim are in a dating relationship and have a…

New #BoosterClub Arrests: Melissa Moore & DeMario Taylor

Melissa Moore & DeMario Taylor were arrested on Thursday at what appears to be the favorite store of Nashville’s #BoosterClub recently – Kohl’s. The two were observed taking items throughout the store worth $1,149.50, including taking shoes from boxes, athletic, & menswear, and placing them in a cart in preparation to push them out the door without paying. When store security anticipated their plan, MNPD was contacted for assistance. MNPD was in communication with the store security when DeMario Taylor and Melissa Moore pushed the items out the door, and…