23-year-old Brett Austin Hatch was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Friday on an outstanding citation for theft of property by possession. A 2020 citation details that police responded to a Nolensville Pike call in which Hatch was a suspect and found him parked partially on the street and partially on the sidewalk. A consent search of the vehicle produced a loaded Smith & Wesson handgun which had been reported as stolen from a Cheatham County residence in 2018.
41-year-old Mark Douglas Lanier is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after troopers say he was driving a UHaul truck on a Nashville area interstate and became frustrated when he could not get into the lane and pointed and waved a handgun at another driver, who alerted authorities. He was reportedly screaming “let me the F— over” during the interaction. Lanier is free on a $7,500 cash bond.
Metro police say 31-year-old John Breckenridge was having a “panic attack” when they arrived at a Poplar Creek Road address, where he had shot Ronald Pratt in what a witness describes as an argument and scuffle over Breckenridge’s wife. An arrest warrant alleges that Breckenridge knocked on the front door of the home and Pratt’s mother opened the door. When Ronald Pratt went outside, an argument and scuffle ensued in the front yard, and witnesses heard a gunshot, followed by Ronald Pratt coming back inside and falling on the floor, freshly shot in the abdomen.
Breckenridge’s father was standing by outside the residence in a pickup truck, but Breckenridge didn’t flee as he suffered an injury to his ear and was having a panic attack, which resulted in him also being transported to the hospital. Breckenridge refused to be interviewed and remains jailed in lieu of a $100,000 bond, charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
19-year-old Salvador Rodriguez was charged with three counts of aggravated assault after he and an accomplice pointed guns at the mother of his child and two others during an argument about their daughter.
33-year-old Cesar Melendez-Ramos was charged with aggravated assault after he brandished a firearm and piece of wood and forced a man to the ground and threatened his life because he was angry about his tent burning down.
25-year-old Eric Brown Junior was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon when his dad kicked him out and he brandished a firearm saying he was “tired of this sh-t” before his mom shoved him back in his room to pack.
Timothy Wiseman, 36, was going about his day on Tuesday, when he parked at the H.G. Hill grocery store – except he parked near some undercover detectives who noticed the marijuana blunt in his hand. He is held on $110,500 bond after they also found heroin and a handgun
Raymond Ware, 26, remains in a Nashville jail this morning, after he was finally arrested on multiple felony warrants from August, when he brutally assaulted a woman in East Nashville, after smashing through a window while she was doing laundry, and the homeowner fired shots at him. $45,000 bond.
There was a show-down of sorts on Friday afternoon at the Tiger Market in Bordeaux, as MNPD officers were stopping to fuel a patrol car they observed 45 year old Darnykka Daniel McCray dragging 27 year old Lanika Cartwright across the gas station parking lot by her hair. As officers were getting stopped they noticed Darnykka was also punching Lanika in the head with her closed fist. Officers screamed for Darnykka to “let her go”, and Darnykka immediately complied and started screaming. Despite continued efforts by offers to get her…
Andre Zontell Petty was driving his green Chevy Camaro while speeding across the Jefferson Street Bridge. Upon contact with MNPD, Petty presented a Tennessee I.D. card. A records check revealed his license status to be revoked. While MNPD was speaking with the Petty, detectives asked for consent to search his vehicle. He gave consent to a search and advised he had a handgun under his driver seat. During the search, detectives located a black Ruger SR40c .40 caliber handgun with a round in the chamber under the passenger seat, accessible…