23-year-old Marine Aaron Burnette was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Tuesday on an outstanding warrant from the weekend, charging him with the domestic assault and bodily injury of his wife, Chelsea Majors Burnette.
The victim says he shoved her to the ground while she was holding their child and punched her the head with a fist, leaving swelling, while on top of her. He then fled the scene.
Metro Police came into contact with 23-year-old Michael Selby as they were working the downtown district this weekend and noticed Selby and others assisting a very intoxicated individual down the stairs.
It turned out Selby was also intoxicated, and have a loaded handgun in a pouch on his waistband. Police took him into custody, charging him with possession of a firearm while drinking inside a bar. He is free on pre-trial release.
29-year-old Marine Intelligence Officer Erik Blankenbaker, from California, was subdued by a patron who he pulled a knife on inside Jason Aldean’s Kitchen & Rooftop Bar Friday night in downtown Nashville. The victim of the aggravated assault held him down until security took him into custody, at which time the victim left the scene, not wishing to prosecute. Once police arrived they took Blankenbaker into custody and charged him with public intoxication and disorderly conduct. He is free on pre-trial release.
46-year-old Chad Shock was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon when three people told police he was drinking beer, talking about being a marine, swinging around a hatchet, and threatening to kill them.