27-year-old Franklin Williams told police he consumed “one beer” at a brewery before crashing his car on February 28. He reportedly reeked of alcohol and stumbled over his words during the interaction with officers. He refused all testing and was transported to booking, where he was charged with DUI.
19-year-old Riley Dismukes of Florida was taken into custody in the early hours of Saturday morning along with his co-defendant, Ellis Frimet. Both teens, from Florida, were observed attacking another individual on Broadway in downtown Nashville. When asked to disperse and stop fighting, Dismukes refused all commands from officers and continued in the disorderly conduct.
19-year-old Ellis Frimet and his friend Riley Dismukes are both charged after assaulting another person on Broadway in downtown Nashville in the early hours of Saturday morning. As officers attempted to break up the assault, Frimet refused to disperse or stop fighting. He was taken into custody and transported to booking.
18-year-old Obed Morales Mejia was observed by officers working the Street Racer Initiative this weekend as he swerved out of his lane of travel and nearly collided with another vehicle. A traffic stop revealed that Morales-Mejia did not have a valid license to drive. Police say he has a long history of pending charges for driving without a license, with the most recent in August. He was taken into custody and transported to booking.
Police say 27-year-old Corterrius Devonte Johnson and the mother of his child, Victoria Terrell, got into an argument on October 15th, during which he grabbed her keys and phone before going inside his apartment and locking the door with her still standing outside. Officers arrived, and Johnson admitted to taking her phone and keys to coerce her into talking to him.
Witnesses called police after observing Sydney Medders running through a Nashville apartment complex screaming for help while being kicked by her boyfriend, 25-year-old Tarrell Grant. She was able to hide in a neighbor’s apartment until officers arrived at the scene. Officers found her with multiple injuries, including a bloody nose where she had been pushed into a wall, abrasions, and blood on her shirt. She did not want to prosecute for the domestic violence, and Grant told police “nothing happened.” Due to the circumstances, the relationship, and the history of domestic violence, officers prosecuted on her behalf and took Tarrell Grant into custody.
29-year-old Taresha Randall was jailed this week on an outstanding warrant detailing her role in the beating of Keila Ruiz at Vibes Bar & Lounge last Thanksgiving. During the investigation of the aggravated assault, it was discovered on security footage that Taresha Randall grabbed Ruiz and held her while she was punched and kicked in her head and face by her ex-boyfriend, David White, and his new girlfriend. Randall is charged with felony aggravated assault – acting in concert.
Vikki Rush says she returned home after being out drinking and found the door was locked, causing her to have to knock until her husband, 61-year-old Lawrence Rush, let her inside. As she moved past him, her purse reportedly hit her husband, and she says he pushed her in response, starting a physical altercation. Vikki told police her husband eventually pushed her to the ground and strangled her, leaving scratch marks on her neck. During the struggle, he reportedly grabbed her by the hair and hit both her head and nose on the floor, which was swollen and had some bleeding.
37-year-old Hoan Bui told police he had 2-3 beers and a shot of liquor in downtown Nashville before crashing his vehicle early Saturday morning. A witness observed him driving the wrong way on Bell Road just before the crash. Bui blew a 0.115 BAC on a breathalyzer and was charged with DUI, and was additionally booked on an outstanding citation from 2018, charging him with driving on a suspended license. Bui is free on pre-trial release.