Police responded to Rothwood Ave after Marcos Martinez contacted police to report his wife, 33-year-old Ruth Beltran, took his passport from their vehicle and ripped it up before tossing the remaining pieces into a dumpster. Marcos says the two were in an argument about her cheating on him. She had fled the scene before offices arrived and a warrant for her arrest was issued, charging her with vandalism. She was booked on the charge the following day.
On Mother’s day, 22-year-old Michaela Hunt was with her boyfriend, Christopher Falcon, at the home of his mother, Christie Falcon, in South Nashville. Multiple witnesses at the location reported that Michaela was intoxicated and “causing a scene” during the evening. Christopher says she became verbally aggressive and then began hitting, slapping, and scratching him, which caused multiple visible injuries, as documented by police.
21-year-old Shane Clark is charged with vandalism after he smashed the phone of his girlfriend, Kamirah Thomas, on the side of the road. Police responded to multiple 911 calls from both individuals just after 9 a.m. at the intersection of Bell Grimes Lane and Devonshire Drive. Inside the car was the victim, and Shane Clark was sitting on the side of the road covering his face, which was in tears. He had been maced. She was reportedly attempting to make him leave the residence and he took her phone and walked away. She followed him in her car to attempt to get her phone back. He tried to get into her car, at which point she maced him. He then smashed her phone on the side of the road.
Tiffany Lea says the argument with her on-again/off-again boyfriend of two years, 41-year-old Andrew Wright, began when he refused to follow her back on social media after the two recently reunited and he spent the night at her home. The morning after, she confronted him about why he wouldn’t follow her back, eventually demanding he deletes the photos of her from his cell phone. When he wasn’t satisfied they were also removed from the ‘deleted’ items, too, she took his phone and went to the bathroom to make the deletions herself. That’s when she found nude photos of other women in a ‘hidden’ folder on his phone.
She says he then entered the bathroom and pushed her back with his hands around he throat. She broke away, and he jumped on a conference call for work. While he was going that she demanded he leaves and told him she had viewed the ‘hidden’ images. She says he once again charged at her and strangled her against the counter, breaking part of it. She says he continued the assault throughout the house, pushing and jumping on top of her while asking “Is this what you want?”. He then tossed an ottoman at her. Officers documented the broken cabinet and multiple injuries on the victim.
After a Saturday of drinking from Noon until 10 p.m., 25-year-old Ashley Lynn Russell was charged with the domestic assault of her lover, Sam Taylor. The couple just moved to Nashville a few months ago. During separate interviews at the home, both parties’ statements were consistent. An argument turned physical, and Ashely assaulted Sam by pushing him. He attempted to keep her away, using his knee to attempt to keep distance between the two, which is when she called the police for assistance, despite continuing to strike him. Ashley Russell was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault.
Juliana Leos says her husband, 36-year-old Juan Moreno, punched her in the face and then held her down to a bed while choking her with one hand. She says he exclaimed, “You are going to know what it’s like to get beat”. Police documented blood coming from the victim’s nose as well as marks from being choked. When questioned, Moreno claims his wife just “suddenly sat up and hit his face into his shoulder”, leading to all of her injuries. Moreno was charged with aggravated assault/strangulation.
20-year-old Audria Marie Denning was jailed this week after she, accompanied by her two juvenile sisters, appeared at the home of her ex-boyfriend, Nesseam Alidani, six weeks after the breakup. She reportedly learned he had a new girlfriend and brought her girl squad to damage and dent his car. She then called and told him to come outside and look at his car, at which time all three girls attacked him. The victim states he was able to avoid being injured by deflecting the multiple and repeated hits with his arms.
19-year-old Kelexis Batson is charged with domestic assault with bodily injury. She admitted to slapping her boyfriend, Robert McWilliams, after seeing messages between him and another woman. In addition to the slaps, she spat on him and vandalized the tires on his vehicle.
29-year-old Torriano Fields told police “Yes, I smacked her, I was upset with her” when they responded to a domestic disturbance call on in Antioch on March 15th. Hi girlfriend, Angela Hill, called 911 to report the assault and stated the pair had been arguing all day long. Fields is charged with domestic assault.
Police say 19-year-old Imani Nixon and her boyfriend, Kaveion McKissack, ended their relationship several days ago, and she had not returned to their shared apartment since. On January 22nd, Nixon returned to find another Kaveion and a female friend, Alex Mitchell, asleep in the bedroom She assaulted him, leaving his face swollen and scratches and marks on his face, chest, and shoulder.
She then tossed a box fan into his television, and tossed his Xbox from the second-floor apartment, down onto the ground, destroying it. Nixon is free on a $2,000 bond.