32-year-old Antwion Pender has been extradited from Georgia to Nashville so he can face a felony Grand Jury indictment charging him with having sex with an inmate at the Tennessee Prison for Women, where he worked in 2019. He is free on a $3,500 bond.
Inmate Chad Edwards, 24, who is serving his first year, of a six-year sentence for voluntary manslaughter, now faces an additional charge of assault of an officer after he tossed urine on her face, also resulting in another inmate doing the same.
Metro Police arrested 22 people during a CoreCivic protest in August, and Police Chief Anderson demanded “corresponding and commensurate consequences” in an unusually heated statement about the incident. The District Attorney’s Office has now decided NONE of the cases will be prosecuted, and can now be expunged, despite the Chief’s wishes.
MNPD not happy in statement, says ‘Officers spent 4 hours in extreme heat, 95 degrees with a heat index of 102, meticulously and methodically removing 10 protesters, who had encased their chains in steel and concrete’
She hoisted herself upon a security camera and scaled a wall, reached the roof, descended down a cable, broke a gate…