When 25-year-old Jaime Aquino was jailed this week for an assault on his co-worker when he smashed a glass mug over his head, he was also served with an outstanding warrant from March, charging him with the domestic assault of his girlfriend, which left her with severe injuries. Court records show Aquino came home at 4 a.m. and wanted to have sex, however, Kirsten Brasher told him no. Upset at the denial, he reportedly picked up a blowtorch and began to wave it around at her in a threatening manner. He then grabbed the victim and tossed her around the apartment, then hit her with several full mason jars, breaking them on her head, causing a 2-inch gash. The victim was able to knock over a television to distract him in order to escape. A commissioner set his bond for this charge, domestic assault with bodily injury, at $5,000, which he posted.
28-year-old Kinoshia Taylor was booked into the Metro Nasvhille Jail Wednesday on an outstanding from the week prior charging her with theft. According to police, she went to visit her ex-boyfriend, Wayne Parker, and when he left to go run some errands he allowed her to stay behind as the two were still friendly. When he returned, he found she had stolen both his truck and his iPad. As he was filing the police report, she called him on the phone, and an officer overheard her admitting to the theft. She is free on a $1,500 bond.
21-year-old Cedric Prince is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he reportedly appeared at the back door of his ex-girlfriend’s home and pointed a gun at her when she answered his knock on the door. When she realized it was her ex-boyfriend, instead of her boyfriend, who she was expecting, she immediately shut the door and called the police. Prince paced back and forth but fled before police arrived. A warrant was issued for his arrest, and he was then booked on the outstanding warrant. He is now free on a $10,000 bond.
30-year-old Billy Dean Woodard is charged with harassment after sending his ex-girlfriend threats, including one that stated he would “blow up the whole apartments because if I can’t have you nobody will”, and another saying he would continue to terrorize until he couldn’t terrorize her anymore, as long as she refused to be with him. Woodard is free on a $2,500 bond. Woodard recently had the same ex-girlfriend’s family charged with assault after he says they attacked him as he exited a bathroom at the residence.
41-year-old Wafa Taha Dardas was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail after her husband, Husni Hassan, asked her if she was going to do his laundry that particular day. She told him she was not going to do his laundry, at which point he gathered his belonging and attempted to leave. On his way out the door, she reportedly attacked him with a spoon, leaving multiple visible injuries on his neck and hand. She is free on a $1,500 bond, charged with domestic assault.
NOTE: DCSO Failed to follow their own policy and required this defendant to remove her hijab for a booking photo, and it was then released to the media. We have blurred parts, in accordance with the policy.
23-year-old Cierra Hammonds is free on a $2,500 bond after police say she strangled, bit, and scratched her boyfriend, Tevinn Wynn, then took his phone and wallet, refusing to return them. The victim sustained a bite mark, fingernail marks, and reported his throat and Adam’s apple were both sore as a result of the assault.
Nashville Police say 24-year-old Michael Austin Collier shoved a hamburger into the face of his girlfriend from behind. She had brought the food to his apartment for him, when he demanded she leave. Collier is charged with domestic assault/provocative contact, and is free on a $1,000 bond.
22-year-old Alecxys McCook Tashman is charged with the domestic assault of her boyfriend, Austin. Police say she flagged them down at the hospital where he was being treated for a suspected broken nose to tell them that Austin had pulled her hair so she punched him in the nose. Police determined that her timeline of events was a lie, and booked her into custody as the primary aggressor. She is free after a 12-hour hold for domestic violence and posting a $1,000 bond.
Police say school security video shows 18-year-old William Austin Richmond holding his girlfriend against her will, trapping her inside a vacant hallway of Hillsboro High School while attempting to get her to perform a sex act on him after she declined. He attempted to pull her into a stairwell behind a closed door as she struggled to escape. He is charged with two misdemeanors, domestic assault, and false imprisonment. He is free on a $2,000 bond.
Metro Police located 22-year-old Jalen Amier Radford at the entrance of the Flats at Walden Grove with all of his belongings early Monday morning. His girlfriend says he bleached her clothes then tossed bricks through the window of her car. He is also charged with assaulting her when he wrestled her to the ground, leaving her with a bruised finger, scraped knee, and scratches.