Shelby Marie Anderson charged in assault of Kelsey Shipp

Kelsey Shipp says 25-year-old Shelby Marie Anderson walked up to her, grabbed her hair, and punched her in the face while dragging her to the ground. Shipp says the assault continued for several more punches and resulted in a fractured collar bone, a lacerated lip, contusions to her head, and a broken fingernail.

Hunter Bowman charged with DUI after passing out behind the wheel of car going the wrong way in downtown Nashville

34-year-old Hunter Bowman was found passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle at 1st & Mollow St. in downtown Nashville Friday. First responders say the vehicle was running and had been traveling in the wrong direction on the roadway. He reportedly became combative when they attempted to wake him up and reeked of alcohol, according to police on the scene. Bowman admitted to consuming “3 or 4” alcoholic drinks prior to driving.

Roderic Gaines Jr pulls handgun from case of orange soda at Hermitage swimming pool in robbery attempt

Metro Nashville Police say 24-year-old Roderic Gaines Jr was at a swimming pool at the Park at Hermitage apartments July 11th when someone accidentally bumped into him. He reportedly got into a verbal argument with that person and their friend, identified as Shemica Sales. The argument continued as Sales gathered her belongings to leave the pool area, at which time Gaines followed Sales to the parking lot where she was loading her things into a vehicle. Gaines then pulled a handgun from a 12-pack box of orange soda, pointed it at her, and stated: “give me everything you got!” placing her in fear. She got into the vehicle and fled the parking lot as he fired a shot into the air.

Griffin Dunn charged with DUI after leaving Rusty Nail Bar in Hermitage

Metro Nashville Police say 23-year-old Griffin Dunn was traveling 63 mph in a 45 mph zone just before midnight Monday night and swerved between lanes multiple times. During a subsequent traffic stop, Dunn stated he was driving from the Rusty Nail Bar in Hermitage and was speeding because he was trying to get to a friend’s house. He admitted to drinking four drinks in the 45 minutes prior to driving. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and later blew a 0.118% BAC on a breathalyzer.

Russell Garner charged with assaulting wife after she takes his phone to search it during divorce

36-year-old Russ L. Garner was jailed Saturday on a warrant charging him with the domestic assault of his wife, Kelly Macfarlane, who recently filed for divorce, citing inappropriate marital conduct and irreconcilable differences. She says she asked to see his cell phone due to “suspicious behavior” at which point she gained access, however, a struggle ensued. The victim provided body-worn camera footage of what she says were injuries from the assault and states she was threatened to not mention the assault to the police.

A filing in the divorce case from Russ Garner sheds additional light on the incident, stating that she took his phone and hid it behind her back, and began kicking him. He admits to grabbing her wrist in an attempt to stop her from kicking him and to retrieve his stolen phone. All this happened while their child watched from a playpen. Police did not immediately make an arrest in the case, it was several weeks after the wife visited the Family Safety Center, and she had to take out the warrant herself, it was not signed by the police as the prosecutor.

Kelly Holmes charged in theft of ex-boyfriend’s dog

Cory Mascari says he was out of town on June 3rd & 4th and his roommate was caring for his dog. Just before 1 a.m. on June 4th a window sensor detected movement at his home, and shortly after his roommate called the police to report the dog had been stolen. Several days later, his ex-girlfriend, 33-year-old Kelly Holmes took the dog to Value Vet and asked to his the dog’s records transferred. The staff contacted the victim, to whom the dog was registered over a decade ago, and has been the sole owner, who then contacted the police to provide an update. The veterinarian’s office provided a video of the woman with the dog, who was his ex-girlfriend, who had not had access to the dog since they broke up in July of 2021. With the clear ownership history of the dog, a warrant was issued for her arrest.

Heather Guzman pushes husband through glass door & leaves him there; claims he did it to himself

Nathan Burkitt says after a night of heavy drinking he was in a 4 a.m. argument with his wife, 30-year-old Heather Guzman, and as the argument continued to escalate to a loud and aggressive state, he suggested that his wife leave the house so they could each have their personal space and rest. He says Heather then pushed him backward through a glass door, shattering it, and left him lying on the back deck, injured and bleeding. When police arrived and interviewed Heather, she claimed he must have been mad at a video game and head-butted the door, which didn’t match any of his injuries. She was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault with bodily injury.

DUI: Charles Jones III says he did “at least one body shot” & 6 beers prior to driving, amid tears

When officers stopped 36-year-old Charles Jones III on I-40 in the early hours of Thursday morning he reportedly told them “I’m going to be honest, I’m intoxicated” before he broke down and began to cry. He stated he had consumed 6 beers and did “at least 1 body shot” before driving, and then requested an attorney. The result of his breathalyzer test was 0.207% BAC.

Darius Perry says he’s “sorry” about firing handgun into apartment above

21-year-old Darius Perry was in an argument with a female at the Burning Tree Apartments when he brandished a handgun, pointed it at the ceiling, and fired it into the apartment above, which was occupied. He stated “sorry” as he fled before police arrived. He was taken into custody later that same evening.

Jakob Ethridge flees from police, throws officer from car; free on pre-trial release

22-year-old Jakob Ethridge was booked into jail this week on outstanding warrants charging him with evading arrest and reckless endangerment during an attempted traffic stop in February. Police say they were conducting a traffic stop on Ethridge on February 2nd on Tulip Grove Road in Hermitage after observing him traveling 48 mph in a 30 mph zone. As officers approached the vehicle, which reeked of marijuana, they ordered him to step out of the vehicle. Ethridge suddenly restarted the engine and fled the scene, throwing the officer from the vehicle as he fled.