25-year-old Brent Chandler Harris was observed punching his girlfriend, Kendall Baker, in the back of the head by an officer working traffic control at 4th & Broadway in downtown Nashville. The victim told police the two were arguing about which bar they were going to next, and she disagreed with him, so he punched her. Harris admitted to the assault and was taken into custody with a twelve-hour hold, leaving Baker to go to any bar she wanted without anyone disagreeing.
30-year-old Wamond Webb, who goes by the names “Walt Geezy” and “Wamond Macnificent Webb” on social media, is accused of splashing a beer in his girlfriend’s face, vandalizing her car, and then fleeing the scene with his mother as his getaway driver. Police met with Erica Faw at an East Nashville Citgo, where she was standing beside her heavily damaged Ford Escape. She told police that her boyfriend, Webb, threw the beer in her face and punched her just under her right eye, causing her to stop the vehicle as she was driving. She escaped into a gas station while Webb broke out the rear window of her car and damaged the door handles. As she approached him, she says he fled to a vehicle driven by his mother and left the scene. Officers also documented the rearview mirror was ripped off, the key was broken off inside the ignition, and the gear shift had been completely ripped from the console, rendering the vehicle inoperable.
22-year-old Jordan Gillenwaters and Antawaun Lacy had recently ended their relationship of two years, and each still resides within the same apartment building. On August 29th, Lacy was sitting on the breezeway steps when Gillenwaters approached him, yelling and calling him names. When a neighbor stepped out and told them to take their problems elsewhere, Gillenwaters punched Lacy in the mouth and fled the scene. Officers documented an injury to Lacy’s lip and took out a warrant for the arrest of Gillenwaters.
28-year-old Robert Harris was charged with domestic assault early Tuesday morning after his girlfriend disclosed to police that Robert had slammed her face into the dashboard of his vehicle during an argument and then strangled her while pushing her against the passenger seat. The victim, Ivy Shoults, who is also pregnant, refused all medical assistance and seemed only to suffer injuries to her lip, which was busted and bleeding. Officers became aware of the couple as their vehicle was parked in the grass near Donelson Pike and Murfreesboro Road and conducted a welfare check. Harrs refused to answer any questions and was taken into custody.
Bryan Peterson called 911 after an argument with his wife, 32-year-old Amy Westney Peterson, which he described to police as “really crazy.” The argument began as they were discussing getting a divorce. As the discussion escalated, she reportedly put a knife to her own throat, prompting Bryan to call the police for assistance. Bryan says she physically attacked him as he was making the emergency call, and strangled him during the struggle. She is charged with domestic assault.
48-year-old Stephen Andrew Brandon was at a Clarksville Pike hotel with his lover, Anthony Patrick Finn, when an argument erupted over a wallet. Stephen left the room with Patrick’s wallet, mistaking it for his own. As soon as he noticed the mistake, he says he returned to the room, and an argument began. The argument escalated until Stephen became so upset he threw the wallet at Patrick’s face, resulting in minor injuries and bleeding. Patrick struck him back twice; however, Brandon was deemed to be the primary aggressor and was taken into custody, charged with domestic assault with bodily injury.
Brian Reed told Metro Nashville Police that his girlfriend, 20-year-old Julia Krogh, sent him a text message to come home and move out when she found out he was cheating on her. He arrived at the Antioch residence and found her armed with his gun. An altercation ensued, the two wrestled, and he eventually took control of the gun, but not before she punched him in the face and shattered the screen of his phone. During questioning, Krogh told police she “got violent” and admitted to punching him and throwing his phone because she knew he was recording.
Landon Tedora says he was watching TV with his boyfriend, 27-year-old Rayshon Boyington, when his dog began making noise, and he was talking to and interacting with the pup, which upset Rayshon, who was attempting to watch the television. Ray reportedly yelled at Landon to get out of the house and pushed and hit him, eventually retrieving and displaying a box cutter in a threatening manner. The box cutter was turned into evidence. Rayson admitted to pulling a box cutter but states he never “used it” on him.
43-year-old Jason Bland says things “got pushy” in a domestic dispute but denies hitting anyone. Two female victims, however, say he became upset and began to hit and kick one of them and strangled her, and a juvenile victim says Bland pushed her when she told him she was starting to record the incident on her phone.
36-year-old Russ L. Garner was jailed Saturday on a warrant charging him with the domestic assault of his wife, Kelly Macfarlane, who recently filed for divorce, citing inappropriate marital conduct and irreconcilable differences. She says she asked to see his cell phone due to “suspicious behavior” at which point she gained access, however, a struggle ensued. The victim provided body-worn camera footage of what she says were injuries from the assault and states she was threatened to not mention the assault to the police.
A filing in the divorce case from Russ Garner sheds additional light on the incident, stating that she took his phone and hid it behind her back, and began kicking him. He admits to grabbing her wrist in an attempt to stop her from kicking him and to retrieve his stolen phone. All this happened while their child watched from a playpen. Police did not immediately make an arrest in the case, it was several weeks after the wife visited the Family Safety Center, and she had to take out the warrant herself, it was not signed by the police as the prosecutor.