19-year-old Arsalan Gaudan is charged with the rape of a child, who is currently 12 years old. Metro Nashville Police received a referral from the Department of Children’s Services, which was initiated by a school counselor. The juvenile victim disclosed to a counselor that she had been raped since she was 8-9 years old and that Gauden had threatened to kill her if she told anyone.
The incidents are alleged to have occurred in his bedroom at their residence.
A Davidson County Grand Jury has indicted 35-year-old Martez Smith on 5 counts of rape of a child, 1 count of incest, 1 count of rape, and 1 count of aggravated sexual battery. There are two victims, a child born in 1997, and another born in 2016. The alleged incidents occurred between 2003 and 2019. At this time of this indictment, Smith was already in jail pending trial on multiple drugs and weapons charges. A bond of an additional $150,000 was added for the new indictment.
39-year-old Jarrus Garth, of Antioch, admitted to detectives during an interview that when his stepdaughter was 16-years-old he went into her bedroom while she was sleeping and touched her upper and lower private areas while pleasuring himself.
The confession came after the victim, who is now 19, came forward to police and disclosed the incident. Garth is charged with sexual battery and is free on a $50,000 bond.
41-year-old James Denson is jailed in lieu of a $150,000 bond after being booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Tuesday, charged with the rape of a child. Officers responded to a middle school in Nashville after a 12-year-old disclosed to an investigator with the Department of Children’s Services she had been raped by her step-father at a local park after driving her there on his motorcycle, just days before his birthday earlier this month. Denson, who associates himself with several local ‘motorcycle/street bike clubs’ on his social media accounts, admitted to detectives that he drove her to a local Park, but requested a lawyer before answering any further questions. He remains jailed in restricted housing at DCSO.
42-year-old David K, Tindell, who was 38 at the time of the incident, is charged with the aggravated statutory rape of a 16-year-old child in Nashville. The incident occurred in January of 2018 in Nashville. He has had multiple hearings in the case to date, and his next scheduled hearing in Nashville is coming up in August. He faces related charges in multiple other jurisdictions.
19-year-old Zion Lacy appeared in Juvenile court this week and waived his hearing, agreeing to transfer his case to adult criminal court, where he is now charged with 20 counts of rape of a child from when he was 16, and the male victim was 11 & 12. He is free on a $60,000 bond.
74-year-old Robert Crandall has agreed to a 20-year-plea deal in a Nashville child rape case. He was taken into custody Friday to service his sentence.
Crandall was previously indicted by the Davidson County Grand Jury on 1 count child rape, and 9 counts of aggravated sexual battery of a child under 13-years-old.
WARNING: STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC DETAILS.20-year-old John Max Calvillo Resto is held on a $150,000 bond, charged with rape of a child. The boy’s mother located a video of the assault on Calvillo’s phone. The child’s mother contacted police on May 5th stating she had found a video of her husband, John Max Calvillo, that showed him raping his 5-year-old step-son. The details are outlined in the affidavit below, and include the child stating “Poppy John, ouch, are you almost finished?”, and asking when they were going to the store to…
This is the face of an immigrant currently held in lieu of a $600,000 bond, charged with 4 counts of rape of a child: his 11-year-old sister. Police say he has admitted to the charges.
Christopher Dale Wood, 48, of Goodlettsville, was indicted by the Grand Jury and booked yesterday on multiple sex offenses, against a minor child. He is currently free on a $75,000 property bond.