John Tristen Mitchell steals ex-girlfriend’s laundry basket; assaults sister on same day

Police say 26-year-old John Tristen Mitchell forcibly entered the residence of his ex-girlfriend, Catherine Parker, on October 15th. Once inside her home, he began to break light fixtures and other glass objects that belongs to Parker. Prior to leaving, he took her laundry basket, emptied the contents on the floor, and absconded with the laundry basket. On that same day, Mitchell met with his sister, McKenzie Mitchell, on Charlotte Pike and got into a verbal argument. He escalated the argument into an assault by pulling his sister’s hair and pushing her to the ground, where he punched and slapped her in the face multiple times before fleeing the scene. Mitchell is charged with aggravated burglary, domestic assault, theft, and vandalism.

Arson Arrest: Catherine Parker sprayed mattress with bug spray, lit it. 2 cats rescued.

Nashville Fire Department Arson Investigators arrested Catherine Parker, 43 for starting a fire inside her Madison apartment on April 10, 2019. Just before 6:00 pm Catherine Parker called 911 to report a fire in her apartment in the Hickory Chase Apartment Complex, located at 600 Heritage Drive. There were two cats inside the apartment at the time of the fire. Fire personnel used animal oxygen mask kits to revive the two pet cats.