22-year-old Vernon Lewis was jailed on March 31st after crashing into another vehicle while reportedly high on marijuana. Lewis failed to yield to oncoming traffic before turning left at a green light and struck a vehicle. When police approached, they smelled marijuana and asked Lewis if he had anything to drink or smoke that night, and he told them he had “one blunt” prior to the crash. He declined sobriety tests and was transported to booking. The other driver of the vehicle suffered minor injuries.
46-year-old Melodie Lowe was booked this week on an outstanding summons, charging her with aggravated assault. In June of 2022, a grandmother says she was holding her infant grandchild as she was loading the infant’s belongings into a vehicle when Melodie Lowe suddenly approached the vehicle while being confrontational. Lowe was screaming profanities at the grandmother for reasons unclear. Lowe then reportedly returned to her townhome and stood on her stoop, waving a gun around while yelling at the woman once again.
21-year-old Avaunt Montez Savannah and an accomplice were reportedly in the apartment of his girlfriend, Jessica Stephens, on December 31. Avaunt’s friend and his girlfriend were arguing back and forth and swapping insults. As Jessica opened the door for all three of them to leave the apartment, she says the friend grabbed her purse and demanded her money. She says Avaunt and his friend both then pulled handguns and pointed them at her and took her rent money ($1380), her cell phone, and her car keys from her purse. The friend stated he was “about to smoke” the victim while acting like he was about to pistol whip her. The two ordered her to go into her bedroom and stay there for twenty minutes while they fled. Arrest warrants were issued, and Montez was booked into custody this week.
Demartin Robinson shares a child with 26-year-old Tyshecka Carter, and the two are no longer in a relationship. He says she showed up at his apartment with the child unannounced for an unplanned visit on November 25th. He was unprepared for a visit and had his current girlfriend at his home. Tyshecka reportedly was upset he had his new girlfriend at his home and became angry and aggressive at the door.
Not wanting to cause a scene his neighbors might see, he let her enter the house, at which time she sat the child down and immediately attached Robinson, tearing his shirt and leaving scratches on his body. She swung at him with a ceramic lamp, causing a laceration on his hand. She also destroyed his television and strangled him. She then drove away, but not before striking his car with her own. She was pulled over by a responding officer for a traffic stop immediately after the assault.
27-year-old Devin Cole Smith is charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he threw items at a co-worker, including a metal pitcher from the kitchen of the restaurant. Smith had just been disciplined at the Antioch restaurant, and afterward, he started an argument with Angela Castillo, with whom he had a “recent conflict,” according to the police report. He became verbally aggressive and followed her behind the bar, where he grabbed a carton of liquid and tossed it at her head. She was able to avoid a direct hit, but the carton busted and soaked her. Unhappy with his initial performance, Smith then grabbed a metal pitcher, which he also threw at Castillo. She also avoided this impact, as the pitcher shattered a nearby wine bottle instead.
51-year-old Timothy Weems told Metro Nashville Police he consumed “6 to 7 beers” at the Thirsty Turtle bar before driving in the early hours of Friday morning in Antioch. Officers initially made the traffic stop on his vehicle after he was varying between fast and slow speeds and repeatedly crossing over the double-yellow lines. Weems was transported to booking, and charged with DUI.
Police say 20-year-old Jacorey Miller admitted to attacking his father from behind with a kitchen knife, stating his father had been “nagging at him all day and he wanted him to stop.” Miller took a knife from the kitchen, walked to the outside patio where his father was sitting with his wife, and cut him on the back of the neck. Miller is held on a $75,000 bond.
44-year-old Anquinta Green was charged with domestic assault and resisting arrest after she kicked her boyfriend in the leg several times when she stood in front of the television because he was playing video games.
54-year-old Beatrice Heger was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after she charged toward her daughter with a knife and threatened to cut her neck while meeting up to get her belongings at a local Mapco.