Tony Preston Amaker, 27, was arraigned on Wednesday, after the Grand Jury handed up a two count indictment for charges of aggravated child abuse, and aggravated child neglect, of a 3-year-old child.
Officers found injuries on the child’s eye, with notable swelling and bruising, after her 27-year-old father, Laharles Frazier, was arrested on charges of child abuse and assault. Police say he slapped his 2-year-old daughter in the face, and hit her with a NES Switch, which she had accidentally dropped.
After spending 5 days and 19 hours in jail, unable to post her $5,000 bond and ineligible for pre-trial release, Jenita Jones took a plea deal, for which she will serve 18 months on probation in Nashville. As part of the deal, she plead guilty to domestic assault with injury, and the child abuse charge was dismissed.
Jenita Jones, 39, remains in a Nashville jail this morning in lieu of a $5,000 bond. She is charged with child abuse and domestic assault, after police say she punched her 15-year-old daughter with her fists, and then hit her in the face with a belt, as punishment for stealing a candy bar and a bag of chips from a store.
29-year-old Aaron Moore has been arrested and charged with child abuse, after he left welts on his 6-year-old daughter’s back. He is charged with beating her with a selfie stick that she accidentally broke while playing.
34-year-old Juan Coochpop is charged with child abuse, after he punched his 16-year-old daughter in stomach for ‘talking with a boy’, according to witnesses. He is free on pre-trial release.
Earlier this week we learned that local music producer Randy “High Rolla” Dickens had been caught on video hitting and beating a child. Now we know this likely wasn’t the first time. ALSO: The child’s mother, Nia Snow, now arrested on a child support attachment.
Sade Deshay Harris, 29, was arrested and charged with child abuse late Monday night, and she told DCS “I would do it again, because she deserved it”.
According to police, the parents hit them all over their body, including their arms, legs, backs, and stomachs. The children could not count how many times they were hit. the children sustained injuries all over their bodies, including arms, lets, backs, & stomachs. The injuries varied from loop shaped welts, to bruises, and open lacerations.
A Nashville mother, Santarius Bradford, admits to beating her child with a belt in the face, body slamming him, and roughing him up, after police find several injuries to his body, including the marks of belt buckles, and prior bruises.