20-year-old Deke’ria West is jailed in lieu of a $76,000 bond, charged with the aggravated child abuse of the son of her boyfriend, who is currently jailed. In a recorded call to him while he was in jail, she is heard assaulting the child at the direction of the jailed boyfriend, Milton Sales. She admits to hurting the child, and he is even on the phone with her while she’s shopping for “ass-whooping remedies” at Walgreens, as she selects scar treatment, cocoa butter, and witch hazel. Once the child was treated at Vanderbilt, doctors discovered severe swelling of his forehead, large bruises and bumps on his head, two black and swollen eyes, a busted lip, welp marks at different stages of healing, some in a deep U-shape, several circular burns on his body, spine fractures, and compressions fractures T1-T4 and T6-T7 on the spine. Despite her admission on the recording, she claims she only hit him with a switch, and all other injuries were from “another babysitter.”
22-year-old Jakob Deal was booked this week on an outstanding shoplifting citation from December, for which he never reported to self-book. Police say he walked out of Dillard’s with $697 of merchandise.
In 2018, 24-year-old Kevon Banks was approached by Metro Nashville Police as he “prepared marijuana for consumption”. A probable cause search also resulted in 0.1 grams of cocaine in his lap. He was issued a state citation to self-book but never did. He was finally jailed on the charge this week.
25-year-old Kyle Bramer was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail this week on an outstanding citation from 2019, charging him with simple drug possession. Police Officer (now Sergeant) Tyler Conrads issued the citation, stating he witnessed Bramer “preparing a marijuana blunt in the passenger seat of a vehicle”.
Police say 34-year-old Daniel Gann entered TriStar Skyline Medical Center in 2017 when he was 30 years old and walked into the room of a 55-year-old disabled patient, shutting the door behind him. Neither man knew the other, and he asked the man in the hospital bed his name and confirmed he was Parker Phillips. He told the man to get up out of the bed and then began to punch him in the face as he raised up, knocking him to the floor. The victim fought his way to the door, at which time a nurse heard his calls for help. It was later learned that Daniel was the nephew of the man’s ex-girlfriend. Daniel Gann was given a state citation for assault, for which he never appeared. 4 years, 3 months, and 7 days later he was booked into custody on the charge.
75-year-old Linda Jones, who carries a homemade shield crafted from the same aluminum foil that lines the interior of her car, was jailed Thursday after she failed to appear on a citation charging her with vandalism. She believes that voices, which were reported at different times to be the voice of the property manager or the Nashville Chief of Police, had told her to destroy her neighbor’s ring doorbell, and at a later time, to kill them. She succeeded in destroying the Ring video doorbell camera, admitting to police she used her cane.
76-year-old John Collins was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on an outstanding citation charging him with the false imprisonment of a juvenile boy who he had befriended about six months prior. While he was babysitting the juvenile, Collins says the child stole $200 from his apartment, which is inside the Green Hills Retired Teachers Apartments Tower. After he called the child’s mother he refused to bring the child down from the secured complex for over two hours, stating he was afraid the boy would run off on him. The child said he was not allowed to leave.
25-year-old Tanner Sawyer self-booked on his citation charges this week, stemming from his trek across the field of Nissan Stadium during the Titans game on January 2nd against Miami. Sawyer was cited for criminal trespass and disorderly conduct after says he leaped onto the field and ran across it after several other fans in his section “dared him” to do it. Police declared it was a “great annoyance to spectators”.
39-year-old Sarah Sneeden is charged with assault after a security guard at Nudie’s Honky Tonk says she asked Sneeden to step away from the door of the business and she refused – instead, she grabbed the bouncer by the neck and pushed her aside. It took several other personnel to assist in containing Sneeden until police could arrive. She was issued a state citation for misdemeanor assault.
54-year-old New Jersey tourist Jennifer Jensen is charged with assault after a bouncer at Lucky Bastard Saloon in #DowntownNashville says she slapped him as he was escorting her out of the venue when she caused a disturbance in the bar, refusing to pay her tab. She was issued a misdemeanor citation for assault.