21-year-old Jeremy Mitchell told his ex-girlfriend she would die after breaking into her home. On July 24th, Chelsea Serritella called the police and stated someone was trying to break into her home. MNPD officers arrived at the residence on Harrington Ave and spoke to Chelsea, who said that her ex-boyfriend, the defendant, broke into her home. She said they broke up a week ago, and he had moved all his belongings out with him. But earlier on the 24th, she said that Jeremy texted her that he was “having people over” and “people sleeping in her bed.” She said that Jeremy was often paranoid due to his abuse of drugs, most notably Xanax.
Chelsea said that Jeremy began knocking on her side door and kicking it when she refused to open it. After that, she heard him yell, “I told you, you were going to die.” Then he broke the window to her bedroom by punching it and attempted to climb through. Chelsea said at that time, she went and hid in her bathroom. Her son, Anthony Serritella, heard him say that she was going to die and saw him drive away in a green SUV, which was the same one he had arrived in. Police noticed the broken window and muddy footprints on the side door.
33-year-old Travis Austin Carter, who recently brought his #TravisAustin designer clothing & hat store to 5th & Broadway in downtown Nashville, was jailed Sunday afternoon on an outstanding warrant charging him with the domestic assault and bodily injury of Skylar Brooke Hollifield. She says the two were sitting in her pickup truck near Slim & Husky’s talking, with him in the driver’s seat and her in the passenger seat. He then reportedly stated he was taking her truck to visit his son, and she had to get out. When she refused, she says he walked around and physically removed her from her own truck. As she was halfway out of the vehicle, he slammed the door on her leg, causing substantial bruising, according to police. He then commandeered the truck and drove away. Hours later, the truck was returned to her residence.
27-year-old Jeremiah Brown is charged with the brutal assault of his girlfriend, Kierra Jemison, after he felt she was not adequately performing household chores and became “enraged,” according to court documents. He reportedly punched his fist through her bedroom door, and she ordered him to leave. He left but returned a short time later when he punched her several times in the face without warning. She attempted to block his assault but received injuries to her head, neck, hands, and hand to be transported to the hospital by medics for a concussion. Previously, Kierra threw knives at Brown, threatened to have him killed, and attempted to run over him with a car.
31-year-old Lester Anderson was charged with domestic assault after beating up his ex-boyfriend on their way back from a club early Sunday morning. Anderson punched Gaven Huff multiple times, saying that everything he owns is also his. At one point, he grabbed Gaven out of the car and continued beating him. Officers witnessed several bruises and scratches in the chest and neck area. Gaven also had a cut on his face and multiple scrapes on his legs from being pulled out of the car. His clothes were also in disarray.
31-year-old William Warren Davidson was jailed after injuring a woman in his home after an argument spiraled out of control about his alcohol use. Saturday afternoon on Granada Ave, Kelly Driscoll told police that after yoga class, she was invited to Davidson’s house. When she arrived and realized Davidson was drunk, they got into an argument about him drinking too much. Davidson was locking himself in different rooms of the house and closed Kelly’s right arm in a door. Kelly states that Davidson also threw her onto the floor and broke her phone by throwing it out the front door. Police say the injuries are consistent with the details of the incident described by both Kelly and Davidson.
19-year-old Saniya Robinson says she was with her 20-year-old boyfriend, Lavelldo Washington, on February 4 when she noticed he had called his ex-girlfriend while they were in a vehicle together. An argument ensued Saniya shoved Lavelldo, and in return, he threw a phone at her head, leaving her with a large knot in the center of her forehead. She says Lavello also punched her in the face. After the scuffle, Saniya admits she went into Lavelldo’s house and destroyed his $500 cologne, Apple 7 watch, and a pair of Airpod Pros.
36-year-old Herald Ciliezer-Zuniga says he “lost his mind” when he hurt his wife, Lesbia Mondragon-Gomez, after discovering she had been cheating on him. Officers responded to their South Nashville apartment on February 2, where the victim stated her husband slapped her, pushed her to the ground, grabbed her by the neck to strangle her, and held a knife to her throat, which cut her. He is charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Laura Salazar Gonzales says she was sitting on the toilet when her 35-year-old boyfriend, Nery Chajon Franco, came into the bathroom drunk and kicked her in the face. She says the argument was about who should pick up the children from school. As she fled from the toilet, Nery reportedly followed her while yelling and threatening to kill her. He chased her and her two youngest sons through the front yard, grabbed her hair from behind, and yanked her onto the ground. She says he punched her in the face multiple times and strangled her.
Another of their sons came out of the home and attacked his father with a knife sharpener to try to stop the attack on his mother. He swung at his son three times and missed each time. When officers arrived, Nery attempted to flee and jumped a neighbor’s fence.
Metro Nashville Police say 29-year-old Octavious Bates was “intoxicated and uncooperative” when they encountered him as the subject of a domestic assault call on Stratford Avenue. His ex-girlfriend, Kira Mercedes McKenzie, says she invited him over to visit, and at some point, he got drunk and became disorderly. During a subsequent argument, she says Bates grabbed both of her arms and lifted her against a wall, holding her there. Officers documented injuries and bruises to her forearm and bicep.
Police say 22-year-old Tyneshia Shante Woodland damaged the car of her boyfriend, Nadarius Henderson, on November 11th. Some of the damage includes scratches, a busted tail light, a busted headlight, and attempts to puncture the tires. During the automobile assault, Henderson attempted to block things that she threw at him, including a knife, leaving him with a bloody hand and injuries. The argument began when Henderson was told by multiple people that Woodland was cheating on their relationship, so he came to their shared apartment to gather his belongings. Upset that he was leaving, Woodland reportedly went on a rampage. She is charged with vandalism and felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.