A trio of 18-year-olds from Nashville are charged after a female lured a man to a 40th Ave N. home, at which point Deyton Farless, Michael Barlow, and Hugo Tabora, were among the teens that held him using a stun gun and hammer, robbed him of his belonging, forced him to drain his CashApp account, then kidnapped him using his own vehicle, drove 7 miles before dumping him out, and then fled toward Cookeville and engaged in a chase with THP and local police.
31-year-old Demande Claude is jailed in lieu of a $175,000 bond after the Grand Jury indicted him on the 2018 kidnapping and sexual battery of an 11-year-old child, and the 2019 rape of an adult woman. He lived in the same neighborhood as his most recent victim for the two years since the rape until his arrest this week.
30-year-old Ryan Sims is free on a $39,000 bond after being charged with the kidnapping of a woman at The Rusty Nail bar in Hermitage, and the assault of two witnesses who attempted to intervene as he pulled a gun on one and said “don’t roll up on me” and shoved another.
39-year-old Ryan Lee was charged with kidnapping when he reportedly drove away with his girlfriend against her will when her husband came to her rescue on Interstate 24 East.
33-year-old Vonzell Bryant was charged with kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, criminal contempt for order of protection violation, and aggravated burglary after he followed his ex into her home and trapped her with a knife.
Metro Police say Demetrius Harris was being arrested for kidnapping when he caused approximately $1,500 in damages to the patrol car they placed him in before they read his charge to him, by kicking the screen and rear door, causing it to no longer fully close.
Many outlets have described Gerry Weatherby, the accused killer of Daniel Shields, as a doting family man with children. In reality, he was a former gay prostitute, with arrests where he was caught with informants on recordings. He appeared to have lead a completely different life than that of ‘family man’.
21-year-old Tawon Shaw is jailed on a $53,500 bond in a Nashville jail, as he was taken into custody late Thursday evening. Shaw is accused of holding his girlfriend hostage for over 16 hours Thursday. She was able to escape by convincing him she needed to cash her paycheck to buy him some Newport cigarettes. He drove her to the Madison Walmart Neighborhood Market, where she was able to notify management, who contacted police. Shaw was taken into custody in the parking lot, where witnesses say they also found two loaded AR-15 style weapons with extra magazines.
18yo Christopher Jimenez is jailed on aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault, and prohibited weapon charges, after police say he held his g/f in their #Antioch home against her will, dragged her back by her hair twice when she escaped, and assaulted her multiple times.
JUST IN: We can’t make this up. Baeho ‘Bobby’ Shin, the man who held his ex-girlfriend hostage for 7 days and dragged her around by her nipples, has been re-arrested, and charged on 2 new counts of aggravated assault, and false imprisonment.