38-year-old Donald Chris Hudson was one of three men fighting with security and valet staff at the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Nashville this weekend. Officers working the Entertainment District Initiative responded to the scene and viewed a video that showed the initial fight began with Hudson being approached by a person that was no longer present, and during the subsequent argument, Hudson quickly stood up and pushed the other man, causing a fight to break out. Due to this and his level of intoxication, Hudson was taken into custody and transported to booking.
Ashley Mattingly and her husband, 35-year-old Gregory ‘Alan’ Mattingly, are in Nashville on vacation this week, and on Thursday morning, ‘Alan’ found himself in a Nashville jail cell. The couple was out drinking Wednesday night, and as they were returning to the JW Marriott Nashville hotel, Ashely says she attempted to help guide her husband, who was very unsteady on his feet, to the room, which upset him in his extremely intoxicated state. He reportedly became extremely angry and punched his wife square in the face with his fist, sending her to the hospital for treatment. He returned to the hotel room and locked her out, leaving her injured in the hallway for staff members to find.
Tourist Christopher Michael Smith called Metro Nashville Police early Monday morning to report his 55-year-old wife, Tina Michelle Smith, was slapping him. When police arrived, the couple, who were in town from Castle Pines, Colorado, had already got an additional room at the JW Marriott in downtown Nashville where they were staying and separated themselves. Court records show that when Christopher was talking to their son on the phone he revealed the couple had been out drinking earlier in the evening, which upset Tina, causing her to wrestle the phone away from her husband while he attempted to record her.
She eventually got on top of him on the hotel bed and began slapping him in the face, prompting the 911 call. A hotel air vent was also broken during the assault. Police documented nail marks on the victim’s face, and blood on his pillow. Tina Smith was transported to the Metro Nashville Jail and charged with domestic assault with bodily injury. After the state-mandated 12-hour hold for domestic violence cases, she was released on a $5,000 cash bond.