21-year-old TSU student Kelci Jenkins was jailed on March 18th for attacking her ex-boyfriend at his campus apartment. Jalen McClendon told police that his ex-girlfriend, Jenkins, whom he hasn’t spoken to for two months, entered his unlocked apartment without permission and knocked on his locked bedroom door. When he woke up and opened the door, Jenkins immediately started scratching him on the left side of his neck, leaving blood and scratch marks. She ripped off his gold chain, breaking it in the process. McClendon said Jenkins would not calm down or leave, and he had to pick her up and carry her out of the apartment.
Dominick Hallums is fired in the AM; robs 7-Eleven of lottery scratch-offs in the PM
25-year-old Dominick Hallums was working at the 7-eleven on Smith Springs Road the morning of December 27th until he was fired. A few hours after his termination, he returned to the store at 5:45 p.m. without permission and walked behind the counter, and took $1,200 worth of Tennessee Lottery scratch-off ticket bundles. The manager was able to identify Hallums from a security video, and a felony burglary warrant was issued for his arrest. He was booked this week on that outstanding warrant.
Benjamin McCay found inside country club with stolen jewelry from nearby home
27-year-old Benjamin McCay reportedly entered the Hillwood Country Club at 2:45 a.m. Friday, and took an alcoholic beverage, which he consumed. At 9:20 a.m., security found McCay to still be on the property and contacted police. He told police he had no recollection of the incident or knowledge of his actions. During a search of his person, a set of keys to the business were located in McCay’s pocket, along with assorted jewelry. Further investigation showed the jewelry and AirPods were stolen from the home of Kathryn Martin, whose home is adjacent to the Country Club and golf course.
Taylor Conyers charged in assault of juvenile neighbor
20-year-old Taylor Conyers faced multiple charges after she and another person knocked on the door of a juvenile neighbor, pushed into the home, and began to attack a juvenile female. The two reportedly “jumped” the victim, punching her in the face before fleeing. Officers arrived and reviewed video doorbell footage of the two entering and exiting the apartment. The argument seems to be over an incident the night before when Conyers was accused of stealing packages that belonged to the victim’s grandmother.
Joshua Connor charged with felony burglary over $12 in beer from Walmart
39-year-old Joshua Connor is now charged with felony burglary after concealing a 12-pack of beer valued at $12.00 in his backpack at the Antioch Walmart in an effort to steal it, according to police. Loss prevention detained Connor and retrieved the merchandise. Due to him previously being trespassed from the location, Metro Nashville Police charged him with felony burglary.
Joshua Murner breaks into ex-girlfriend’s home, assaults two people, throws food from fridge
Police say 27-year-old Joshua Murner went to the River Road home of Stevie Voss, who is his ex-girlfriend, just before 5 a.m. on a Sunday in late September, just two days after she ended the relationship. A camera captured him entering at 4:45 a.m., at which time he was yelling and screaming while heavily intoxicated. Voss says he grabbed her by the neck with both hands in an attempt to strangle her, then grabbed her wrists and bicep, leaving more bruises. Elizabeth O’Brien witnessed the assault and attempted to stop him, causing Murnder to grab her by both wrists, also injuring her. In the ten minutes before Murner fled the scene, and before police arrived, Murner also punched holes in four doors and took all of the food from the refrigerator, and threw it across the home, along with shattering glass across the floor. A warrant was issued for his arrest, and he was booked into jail Monday morning.
Tristan Winters uses rope and paperclips in attempt to break into ex-girlfriend’s apartment
Police responded to a Lebanon Pike apartment in the early hours of Saturday morning to find 19-year-old Tristan Winters, also known as artist Elis Cole, attempting to break into the apartment of his ex-girlfriend, Gabrielle Orr. Winters had a rope and paperclips, which he had fashioned into lock-picking tools. Winters explained that the two had an argument, and he came to the victim’s apartment to talk to her. When she didn’t answer the door, he used the roper to try to climb up and onto the balcony but was unsuccessful. He then used the paperclips to attempt to unlock her door but admitted he “wasn’t very good at it.” Winters was taken into custody and charged with felony attempted aggravated burglary. The victim says she was in fear of him due to threats he has made to her life in the past.
De’Jone Johnson charged in Walmart Burglary of $1,187 in merchandise
Police say 29-year-old De’Jone La’Mar Johnson walked into the Walmart on Dickerson Pike, selected $1,187.40 worth of merchandise, and attempted to walk out of the store without paying. He was stopped at the doors by loss prevention, who noted that Johnson was previously trespassed from Walmart in March, which now made this a burglary.
Porshia Buchanan doesn’t accept relationship is over, attacks lover & rips her bra, breaks coffee table, destroys kitchen
34-year-old Porshia Buchanan has been in a relationship with Santarius Bradford for “several years,” according to a police report, until recently, when Ms. Bradford ended the relationship. Ms. Buchanan, however, did not end the relationship and continues to threaten her ex-lover. Police say Buchanan walked into Bradford’s apartment and assaulted her, grabbing her by the shirt and tearing her bra, breaking the living room table, and pouring water onto the couch. She then swiped everything off the kitchen counters and table, telling the victim she’d have a male friend “get her.”
Tara Hensley charged with felony burglary in $5 Walmart theft — receives matching $5 bond from a magistrate
31-year-old Tara Hensley walked into the Walmart on Dickerson Pike on September 2nd and chose an item valued at $5.00 and removed it from the shelf. She then walked out the door without paying for the item and fled the scene. She was identified by loss prevention and Metro Nashville Police. She is charged with misdemeanor theft and felony burglary due to a supposed prior shoplifting incident for which she was reportedly trespassed from Walmart. Her bond was set at $5 on the felony burglar charge, and she was ROR’d on the theft version of the charge.