18-year-old Elijah Mann was booked this week on an outstanding assault warrant from August. Police say Elijah Mann and Robbyn Black entered the Dickerson Pike Walmart on August 16 and located employee Shambria Batey, who was stocking shelves. Store security video shows the two punch and kick the victim and pull her around by her hair. A video of the assault was also posted on the Instagram account of ‘MyaaDaPlug’ and saved for detectives before it was removed. The victim only knew the first names of her assailants, but a teacher at W.A. Bass school was able to positively identify them, as did the victim later in a photo line-up.
30-year-old Robert Holmes crashed his vehicle near Dickerson Pike and Grace Street late Friday night and admitted to consuming alcohol earlier in the day. Social media posts show Holmes drinking with friends at a restaurant just prior to driving. Responding officers say he smelled of alcohol and had trouble standing and speaking coherently. After performing poorly on field sobriety tests, Holmes was taken into custody. A subsequent inventory search of his vehicle prior to towing resulted in the seizure of 9.39 grams of marijuana in a Tupperware container.
Police say 29-year-old De’Jone La’Mar Johnson walked into the Walmart on Dickerson Pike, selected $1,187.40 worth of merchandise, and attempted to walk out of the store without paying. He was stopped at the doors by loss prevention, who noted that Johnson was previously trespassed from Walmart in March, which now made this a burglary.
Martin Manjarrez says he was dropping off his girlfriend at the Sonic on Dickerson Pike on June 8th when he was approached by his ex-girlfriend, 23-year-old Jessica Roman, in the parking lot. While the two were discussing their children, an argument escalated until he says she slapped him in the face several times before returning to her vehicle and fleeing the location. A warrant was issued for her arrest, and she was booked on that outstanding warrant this week.
23-year-old Thomesha Pointer now faces a felony burglary charge after Metro Nashville Police responded to the Dickerson Pike Walmart on June 7th, where loss prevention had observed Pointer put $110.97 worth of merchandise in a shopping cart and push it past all points of sale without paying for it. Loss prevention provided MNPD with a trespass notice, which Pointer had signed on March 18th, for all Walmart properties, which elevated the charge from petty theft to felony burglary.
Metro Nashville Police responded to Jenna’s Toy Box on Dickerson Pike just after 11 p.m. Tuesday and spoke with an employee of the adults-only store, 20-year-old Logan Dunphy. He told police he had been “robbed and jumped”, and claimed ownership of the Glock handgun on the counter, stating he fired several shots into the air. Officers reviewed security footage which showed a potential customer at the counter who abruptly runs out the door with unpaid merchandise. Dunphy gives chase to the parking lot where a fight occurs between him, the man with the stolen merchandise, along with three more people that were in a vehicle waiting for him. After getting knocked down, the employee retreats inside the store, and the vehicle drives off. As the vehicle flees out of sight, Dunphy pulls the Glock and discharges it into the air multiple times.
24-year-old Zulangel Pacheo, who has about 100K fans across social media platforms, was driving one of the vehicles involved in a crash on Saturday. Two people had to be transported to Vanderbilt with serious injuries. A person from the other vehicle had a broken femur, and the passenger in Pacheo’s vehicle suffered life-threatening injuries. Pacheo was found to have no insurance and no license to drive, resulting in her mandatory arrest under state law, since injuries occurred. She was transported to the Metro Nashville Jail, and charged with driving without a license and without insurance. She is free on pre-trial release.
25-year-old Brandon Reed admits he pushed his girlfriend’s, Quantavia Bland, head into a wall when she told him “a real man could fix my car”. She says she was in fear for her life and responded by throwing hot grease from a deep fryer on him in self-defense, which injured his arm. Reed is charged with domestic assault and is free on a $1,000 bond.
24-year-old Kendarius Lyles was charged with possession of marijuana and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia after he was pulled over for multiple lane changes without using his turn signal in heavy traffic that lead him to admit to police that he had marijuana, a flip phone, and a scale on his person.
28-year-old Masi Kingston is now the second person arrested and charged in the December assault of a car lot employee. Police say he and his boyfriend, Mandrekus North, participated in an assault on a car salesman just days before Christmas. After a repossession, unable to handle the confrontation on his own, North left the car lot to come back with Kingston, who is alleged to have pepper-sprayed the victim before they both fled the scene. Kingston was identified via a lineup and is jailed with a hold from Hamblen County, Tennessee.