33-year-old hotel front desk clerk George Theoharide used a ruse to get a guest who was celebrating her 18th birthday alone in a room on the 3rd floor of the GLO Best Western Hotel in Nashville. While holding the door where she could not leave the room, he reportedly asked if she was really 18, and offered to give her the room for free if she just “laid down on the bed” and was “mature about it”. She was able to escape and called 911 from the lobby. Theoharide is charged with false imprisonment and is f
34-year-old Jacob Stock is charged with false imprisonment and theft after his separated wife showed up, in an attempt to “work things out”. He is alleged to have broken things inside the house, grabbed a knife with which he stabbed a box, then prevented her from leaving out the back door, and held her down in an attempt to delete the recording she was making of his outburst. He then fled the residence with her phone. He is free on a $2,000 bond.
Police say school security video shows 18-year-old William Austin Richmond holding his girlfriend against her will, trapping her inside a vacant hallway of Hillsboro High School while attempting to get her to perform a sex act on him after she declined. He attempted to pull her into a stairwell behind a closed door as she struggled to escape. He is charged with two misdemeanors, domestic assault, and false imprisonment. He is free on a $2,000 bond.
29-year-old Aliaksandr Chahrynets is charged with false imprisonment and domestic assault after his girlfriend says he held her against her will and assault her. He said it was “just a prank” and said he “plead the fifth” when asked other questions.
20-year-old Isayah Batista is facing multiple charges after police say he asked a woman for sex and grew “irate” when she told him no. Court records allege he assaulted her and would not allow her to leave the apartment. The man’s roommate had to get involved so the woman could flee, at which time the man reportedly followed her, strangled her, and threw a marijuana grinder at her face out of anger.
25-year-old William Petway was charged with false imprisonment and two counts of aggravated assault after he strangled his pregnant ex-girlfriend, slammed her into a wall, and placed his knee on her stomach.
26-year-olds Robert Winston and Desmond Jones were charged with marijuana & cocaine. Winston was also charged with evasion, false imprisonment, order of protection violation, driving revoked, heroin, reckless driving, and paraphernalia after fleeing & speeding through a residential area before crashing through a fence.
19-year-old Jason Mendez was charged with aggravated assault and false imprisonment after he refused to allow his girlfriend to leave, placed her in a chokehold, and pressed a screwdriver to her throat, per witness report.
31-year-old Andrew Engel was charged with false imprisonment and domestic assault after his wife told officers he trapped her in their home and pleaded for her to kill him. He said he hugged her and she fired a shot into the floor.
33-year-old Rodriquez Perkins was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and false imprisonment when he threatened to cut his girlfriend’s fingers off with a hatchet.