23-year-old Helen Yanuirian Calilx says her missing cell phone was pinging at Haunduras Restaurant on Murfreesboro Pike Thursday, so she drove to the location at 5:30 p.m. and found her boyfriend, Andy Plata, at the restaurant eating. Security footage from the restaurant shows she then confronts Plata aggressively and follows him around the restaurant yelling at him, while Plata is observed calmly walking with his hands above his shoulders and attempting to walk away and diffuse the situation. Plata told police she was abusive and aggressive toward him from the moment she walked in the door. Officers determined she was the aggressor in the situation and charged her with domestic assault.
18-year-old TSU Student Bavly Fawzi is charged with drag racing after he was clocked at 111 mph by an officer working the Street Racing Initiative on Murfreesboro Pike. He was quickly catching up to the vehicle 400 feet ahead of him, which was clocked at 97 mph.
Nicole Reed tells police she found methamphetamine on the dresser of her girlfriend, 30-year-old Lauren Love. She says she had already wanted her if she ever found drugs in the apartment she was ending the relationship. As she flushed the drugs down the toilet, she says Love began assaulting her with punches and kicks to her body. she also pulled her purse strap around her neck for a few seconds until it broke. Officers observed injuries to the victim’s hand, arm, and back. A warrant was issued for Love’s arrest, and she was booked on it this week.
In June of 2021, 24-year-old Austin Rivera was issued boating violation citations on Percy Priest Lake for operating a jet ski after sunset and towing two individuals on a tube after sunset. He was scheduled to appear to self-book on the citations a few weeks later but never appeared. Eventually, he was taken into custody on the outstanding criminal charges this week in Nashville.
22-year-old Cierra Johnson was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Wednesday an outstanding warrant from July of last year, when her lover, Devontez Ellison, showed police the large scrapes and road rash covering his body after she told him to get in the car, then hit the gas as he was halfway inside, and drove down Murfreesboro Pike with him hanging out of the car. She fled the scene, Nashville Fire Medics responded to the scene Police, and a warrant was issued for her arrest. Johnson is free on a $2,500 bond.
39-year-old Nicholas Simpson was charged with public intoxication after telling police his skin felt like it was on fire after smoking meth.
35-year-old Markel Lillard was charged with theft, evading arrest, and driving without a license after police had to call in a chopper to help locate a stolen vehicle.
28-year-old Mikeya Bigham was charged with aggravated assault after ramming into a woman’s vehicle multiple times and punching her. She was caught almost a year after the incident.
23-year-old Jacqueline Howard-Blanchette was charged with the theft of a vehicle after the owner of the vehicle saw her driving the car down Murfreesboro Pike.
53-year-old Sharyn Wells and 29-year-old Mark Yurt were charged with child neglect and unlawful possession of a controlled substance after the couple overdosed in Mapco while their 13-year-old son was waiting in the car.