19-year-old Gharri Brown was jailed on November 19th after a group of street racers took over an intersection near Century Boulevard. Hermitage Precinct officers arrested four men from out of county early Sunday morning after they were found taking over the intersection of McGavock Pike at Century Boulevard doing donuts and burnouts in a white Dodge Charger.
Officers arrived at 1 a.m. to find more than 60 vehicles participating in the dangerous driving stunts. As they were approaching the intersection, they witnessed a man fire a gunshot into the air around bystanders and vehicles. A traffic stop was initiated on the Charger, which was blocking the roadway, when it fled from officers going more than 90 miles per hour onto Elm Hill Pike. Additional gunshots were seen coming from the Charger during the brief pursuit. Two passengers, Gharri Brown, 19, and Justin Oakes, 18, both of Shelbyville, were charged with rioting
23-year-old Musician Kyler Sullivan crashed his car on Rockwood Dr. approximately 25 minutes after taking two shots of Fireball in the early hours of Sunday morning. Officers were dispatched to Rockwood Dr. at 2:15 a.m. regarding a vehicle crash and observed Sullivan standing beside his car as they arrived. Sullivan was visibly intoxicated and told officers he had “too much” when asked if he had anything to drink. Medics on the scene treated Sullivan, but he refused further treatment or transport. Officers asked how much Sullivan had to drink again as they Mirandized him, and he told them he took two shots of Fireball around 1:50 a.m. Sullivan consented to sobriety tests, performed poorly, and was taken into custody for driving under the influence.
Police say 29-year-old Cassandra Buckley tossed the cell phone of her lover, Dominic Cocchiola, into a river. The victim told police he believed Buckley stole his phone, broke it, and tossed it over a bridge into the water. Buckley admitted to the vandalism and was taken into custody.
29-year-old Caitlin Sholey was jailed this week after walking drunk into a home uninvited to use the bathroom. Police responded to Goodbar Drive and spoke with the homeowners, who said they were outside of their home at their freezer when Sholey walked past them and into their home. They confronted Sholey, and she shoved them, saying she had to go to the bathroom. They told her multiple times that she wasn’t welcome in their home and had to leave, but she continued and stayed in the bathroom. Police found Sholey still in the bathroom, slumped over the bathtub with her pants around her knees. She was extremely drunk and had a hard time speaking with the police. The police handcuffed her and sat her down on the toilet to talk. It was clear that she was utterly incapable of caring for herself. Despite the severity of the situation, the homeowners did not wish to press charges.
27-year-old Neal Williams-Weston was jailed on April 14th for allegedly punching a woman in the eye during an argument and hiding from the police. Police responded to University Court and were met at the door by Williams’ sister, who told them that he woke her up by asking her to watch his kids, and he left. Police asked for consent to search the home to be sure Williams wasn’t inside. They received consent and found him hiding in an upstairs closet. Williams told police that he and Dominque Washington were drinking when they got into an argument, and she left. Police found an outstanding felony warrant for Williams on an unrelated incident.
As officers were leaving, Dominique arrived. She told police that she and Wiliams got into an argument over personal matters, and he slapped her, causing her to back up into a corner in her bedroom. She said that he yelled that he would hit her again while walking toward her. She told Williams he would not hit her, and she tried to leave the room when he punched her in her left eye. Police saw Dominique’s eye red with swelling and bruising around it, consistent with her statement.
28-year-old Abby Fagan was jailed this week on an outstanding warrant from March 11th after attacking her ex-boyfriend when he brought up her infidelity. Police responded to Whitland Crossing Drive and spoke with George Hutchison, who said that Abigail came to his house to discuss their relationship. He confronted Abigail about her cheating, and she got agitated and attacked him. She scratched George multiple times and left marks that corroborated the story. George grabbed Abigail and pushed her onto the couch in self-defense. George finally got Abigail to leave his home. Officers could not find Abigail to hear her side of the story. George did not wish to prosecute. Police determined Abigail to be the primary aggressor.
24-year-old tourist Jessica Eaton was having an argument with her boyfriend, Brendan Polichronopoulos, in the early hours of Monday morning on Spence Lane. The victim told police she punched him, and Eaton admitted to the assault. The couple has been in an intimate relationship for approximately six months, according to their statements. East was transported to booking and charged with domestic assault.