Witnesses say 36-year-old Charles Waynick was “holding his baby in front of him as if he were going to drop the child, while looking up to the sky with this eyes closed, and making weird noises” earlier this month and called police. During his arrest, he asked if he could kiss his child. He was allowed to do so, and stated: “Daddy needs to get help”.
Metro Police say 31-year-old Brittany Trice rear-ended a car in South Nashville, exited her vehicle, screamed at the other driver calling her a racist, yelled at passing by vehicles, then retrieved her 5-year-old daughter from her car and sat in the middle of traffic on the busy road for a few minutes in some weird act of defiance before fleeing the scene.
29-year-old Raphael Hughes was charged with two counts of attempted homicide and two counts of child endangerment after shooting at his ex and chasing her down in her own vehicle.
28-year-old Treon Harvell was charged with two counts of domestic assault, child endangerment, and vandalism after he assaulted the mother of his child and snatched his son out of her moving car as she attempted to flee.
22-year-old Davone Starks was charged with child endangerment and evading arrest after running from the police with a suspected unrestrained infant in the vehicle.
26-year-old Erick Eason was charged with child endangerment and domestic assault after abandoning his child in a stroller on the sidewalk and punching the mother of that child when she tried to comfort him.
28-year-old Deonte Johnson was charged with child endangerment, felony possession of marijuana, and unlawful drug paraphernalia when he left a seven-year-old child in his car unsupervised with marijuana in the front console.
28-year-old Hunter Frazier was charged for running away from police with her four-month-old in her arms and then resisting when police caught her, telling them that she was high on methamphetamine. She bit an officer, drew blood, and told police that she saw people that were not there.
Metro police found 28-year-old Justin Tosh unresponsive behind the wheel of his vehicle Friday afternoon. He was facing the wrong direction in the middle of traffic with 4 children in the vehicle, all under the age of 10. The front seat passenger of the vehicle told officers the two had been smoking “synthetic marijuana” before the incident.
Karla Izquierdo, 24, left her baby buckled in a car seat on Thursday while she shopped at Ulta Beauty. She was initially placed on an ICE detainer hold, but was later made eligible for bond, and is free on pre-trial release, charged with misdemeanor child endangerment.