Several months ago, LaShawn Roland took a firearm away from her 20-year-old son, Jerico Roland, after an incident. On December 4th, Jerico verbally argued with his mother when she refused to return the firearm. She says her son began to throw items around inside their Lenore Street home in East Nashville. Amid the items damaged was the LG monitor for her work computer. Due to the domestic nature of the vandalism, officers took Jerico into custody.
DUI: Gary Henson was “hostile and belligerent” during arrest with handgun and drugs
19-year-old Gary Henson was involved in a single-vehicle rollover on the interstate late Friday night. First responders report smelling alcohol on Henson as they interacted with him and noted his slurred speech and bloodshot eyes. Henson was “belligerent and extremely uncooperative” with police. He admitted to smoking marijuana and drinking “one beer” just before the accident. Inside the vehicle, officers found a half-consumed bottle of Crown Royal and a baggie of marijuana. Field sobriety tests could not be completed due to his hostility. Henson was transported to booking and charged with the marijuana, possession of a firearm that was found in the vehicle, and driving under the influence.
April Hampton — texting while driving leads to arrest for cocaine, handgun, and marjiuana
33-year-old April Hampton was pulled over by a THP Trooper on I-24 after he said he observed her texting while driving. It was determined her driver’s license was revoked for failure to pay court fees, and the officer noted the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. She claimed she had smoked earlier, but nothing was currently in the vehicle. A search was conducted and resulted in the seizure of a handgun, a small amount of cocaine (0.5 grams) packaged to sell, 32 grams of marijuana, and a scale.
Tennessee TikTok lovers duel it out during dirty breakup — Giovanna Dalessandro & Avery Holt
A Tennessee TikTok duo with around 5 million combined fans across their platforms each found themselves in a Clarksville, TN, jail this week, only hours apart. The former lovers, 21-year-old Giovanna Linda Marie Dalessandro & 20-year-old Avery Noverra Holt, who lived together at Kirkwood Place, recently broke up, and ‘Gio’ returned to Texas. This week Gio returned with a posse that included his mother and a diva with alleged brass knuckles to retrieve some of his belongings, and things quickly escalated, landing three people in jail after police say Gio brandished a handgun and Gio’s mother says she was assault by Avery.
MNPD Officer transports armed suspect to jail with their gun he missed during a search — Hannah Forkum, arrested
20-year-old Hannah Forkum was arrested Thursday on a multitude of charges, including auto theft. As Metro Nashville Police Officer Tony Minsing took her into custody, he says he searched her waistband, but not her upper back area. That mistake meant the Ruger LCP .380 she had strapped to the middle of her back wasn’t found, and he cuffed her hands directly below it and placed her into the patrol car for transport to DCSO for booking. When staff at the Sheriff’s office were processing her for booking they discovered the gun strapped to the middle of her back. In addition to her other charges, she now faces a felony charge of introducing a firearm into a penal institution. Disciplinary action is pending against Officer Tony Minsing.
Driver at Car Meet pulls gun on men who show “rubber testicles” & taunt drivers— Tyler Cobb
Police say Dakota Cummingham and Alex Morton Oneal admit to driving by a car meet of “street racers” on February 4th and holding a pair of rubber testicles toward the people in the crowd while yelling “this meet sucks” and “suck my truck nuts”. They say a red Camero pulled up to them and three males exited the car with guns pointed at them while the driver of the Camero pulled a handgun and chambered a round while telling them they were going to die that day. Police located the vehicle, with the driver, 20-year-old Tyler Cobb, still inside, two blocks away and took him into custody. Cobb also had an outstanding warrant from two weeks prior when he vandalized a car that stopped to take photos of him doing donuts in the middle of the roadway.
Woman pulls gun on neighbor who she thought was arguing with her, but wasn’t — Arian Black
While Autrice Fleming was having an argument with her daughter, her upstairs neighbor, 26-year-old Arian Black, was also having an argument with someone in her own apartment. At some point, each of the two parties believed the other person was talking to them, and they actually began to exchange words. Autrice made the comment that she would slap anybody, at which time Arian exited her apartment with a handgun, and said “WHO!”. She is alleged to have rand the slide of the gun, however, she denies that part of the altercation. Autrice wanted to prosecute for assault, and Arian was booked into custody on Monday, charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. She is free on a $3,500 bond.
Teen climbs through ex-girlfriend’s window at 5 a.m. & demands she come with him at gunpoint — Bryant Enemecio Cruz-Corrales
Metro Police say 19-year-old Bryant Enemecio Cruz-Corrales often climbs through the bedroom window of his juvenile ex-girlfriend to visit her during late night and early morning hours. On November 12th at 5 a.m. court records show he once again visited her while she was sleeping, and bit her on her cheek to wake her up. He asked her to come with him to Virginia to visit his family, and when she told him no he brandished a black handgun and pointed it at her face, saying he would shoot her if she didn’t come with him. She repeatedly told him ‘no’, and he eventually left her home after multiple refusals. He remains jailed in like of a $75,000 bond, charged with aggravated burglary, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Armed man threatens store clerk who offers him a job instead of giving him free money — Kevin Morelos
20-year-old Kevin Morelos walked into the Linbar Market in South Nashville and asked the clerk for a dollar. The clerk offered him a job, instead. In response, Morelos lifted his jacket, revealing a gun, and told him they needed to go outside and talk about it. The clerks called police, who responded to find Morelos as a passenger in a vehicle still outside the store. The vehicle gave chase and eventually stopped to let Morelos out, who was then taken into police custody. He is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and possession of heroin. Morelos is free on a $5,500 bond.
Man charged after smashing girlfriend’s head into dashboard, firing shots into air — Javonte Crisp
24-year-old Javonte Crisp, who only weeks ago graduated from APSU with his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, is now free on a $15,000 bond, accused of repeatedly slamming his girlfriend’s head into the dashboard and steering wheel of a car after getting upset with her, and further expressing his anger by firing a handgun into the air.