29-year-old William Graves was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Tuesday, where he remains in lieu of a $100,000 bond. A Davidson County Grand Jury indicted him on rape and sexual battery charges from a July 2021 incident involving a 15-year-old victim.
49-year-old Kenwood High School Assistant Principal & Athletic Director Garry James Chadwell was jailed Tuesday evening, charged with forcing a 17-year-old to penetrate him sexually. The indictment, a copy of which is in the story, alleges one count of forcing the child to penetrate him without the child’s consent, and another count of adding the statutory rape charge. The incident occurred on January 22, 2022.
21-year-old Tyler Flanagan was jailed Sunday, charged with a November 2020 rape. The Davidson County Grand Jury returned the charge in March. Flanagan is a prominent member of the Nashville and Clarksville car club scenes, locally known for his “anime” car, and a member of “931 Shitboxes”. He is free on a $10,000 bond.
A Davidson County Grand Jury has indicted 35-year-old Martez Smith on 5 counts of rape of a child, 1 count of incest, 1 count of rape, and 1 count of aggravated sexual battery. There are two victims, a child born in 1997, and another born in 2016. The alleged incidents occurred between 2003 and 2019. At this time of this indictment, Smith was already in jail pending trial on multiple drugs and weapons charges. A bond of an additional $150,000 was added for the new indictment.
26-year-old Da’Sean William Hancock (D. William Hancock) is now jailed on felony aggravated kidnapping, aggravated statutory rape, and child endangerment charges. Police say they located him at his Nob Hill apartment with a 13-year-old child, who he hid in a closet when she tried to escape, realizing police had arrived. Police say he gave the child marijuana and cocaine until she felt “high and numb” and raped her twice. A friend of the child assisted the police in the rescue of the child. Hancock remains jailed on an $85,000 bond.
19-year-old Te’Quan is charged with possession of brass knuckles, vandalism, interference with a 911 call, and domestic assault, after his ex-girlfriend, Johnyae Hooten, says he punched her in the face, raped her, and smashed her phone when she attempted to call 911 to report it.
Cartwright is free on a $5,000 bond.
A Davidson County Grand Jury has indicted 34 -year-old Andre Gills on 2 counts of rape and 2 counts of aggravated statutory rape. The two incidents occurred in 2019 on June 5th and August 19th. Counts 1 & 2 allege Gills committed rape by fraud, as defined by TCA, and counts 3 & 4 allege Gills committed the aggravated statutory rape of someone who was both under the age of 18, and at least 10 years younger than himself. Gills is free on a $50,000 bond. Gills has prior convictions for domestic assault, possession of a weapon with a DV conviction, accessory to aggravated robbery, and multiple probation violations. Gills is a barber in Nashville who operates under the name of ‘GreedyCutz’ and uses the name ‘Greedy615’ across social media.
25-year-old Blake Solarek is free on a $75,000 bond, charged with 5 counts of sexual battery, 3 counts of rape, and 1 count each of assault, aggravated assault, and aggravated rape. Blake is the son of divorcing Nashville socialites Troy Solarek, of The Dotted Line, and artist manager Mitch Solarek. A Grand Jury indicted Solarek on all 11 counts earlier this month, and he was taken into custody Thursday, and immediately posted bond via Grumpy’s.
The Grand Jury indictment alleges all the incidents occurred on January 1st of 2021, charging Blake Solarek with 5 counts of unwanted sexual contact with then 18-year-old M.N.Y., 3 incidents of sexual penetration without consent, he caused M.N.Y. to be fear injury from being strangled, caused injury from an additional act of penetration of M.N.Y., and caused other injures to the victim. Solarek is represented by Byron Pugh.
As a young woman walked alone in Midtown late Monday evening, she says a man began to “cat all” her, and as she continued past him she says he firmly grabbed her arm. As she began to fight back, he reportedly told her he was going to rape her. She was able to break away from the man, identified as 30-year-old Patrick Schiebel, and flee to a nearby apartment building with a visible concierge who let her inside and called 911. Metro Nashville Police officers located the man but refused to charge him themselves since they didn’t witness it. MNPD escorted the victim to night court, where a magistrate signed a simple assault private prosecution warrant. The tourist was jailed for 153 minutes before being given pre-trial release and set free, despite a magistrate setting his bond at $10,000.
43-year-old Jeffrey Beckham is jailed in lieu of a $100,000 bond after writing an apology letter to a 13-year-old victim he is accused of raping, admitting that one of his multiple personalities committed the crime, noting he can recall it in his own memory. The victim was able to positively identify Beckham, disclosing that he had no testicles. Metro Nashville detectives were able to confirm he was ‘all twig and no berries’. This story contains NSFW content.