27-year-old Rohit Sunuwar is charged with domestic assault after admitting to punching his wife in the face and holding her by the hair during an argument about him going out for drinks with his friends.
29-year-old Joshua Mantooth is charged with felony aggravated assault/strangulation and misdemeanor domestic assault after his girlfriend reported he punched her repeatedly in the face on the drive home, and then strangled her over and over once back at their residence. Police found the victim’s face cut open, bruised, swollen, and still bleeding when they arrived… but court documents now reveal that wasn’t the only time he’s been abusive against women.
36-year-old J Samuel Spurlock is charged with felony aggravated assault/strangulation after police say he placed an arm across his wife’s stomach, another against her neck, and applied pressure until they were on the ground with his arm around her neck, telling her to “CALM DOWN!” after she confronted him over an email on his phone.
28-year-old Darian Morris faces a variety of charges, including vandalism and domestic assault, after police say her boyfriend, Ryan Noble, 33, called to report his girlfriend was chasing him around a parking lot and had scratched his face. She later lunged at an officer with her mouth open, attempting to bite him.
21-year-old Zakiya Cooper was charged with criminal contempt after violating an order of protection twice by being contracted to work at the same location as her ex-girlfriend’s place of employment. The two parties filed orders of protection against one another after a May incident involving threats and harassment.
30-year-old Sara E. Smith is charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after her boyfriend came to spend the night after turkey hunting, and she attacked him first with her hands, then with a steak knife, after accusing him of cheating.
a 46-year-old Nashville woman is now jailed with an ICE-Detainer hold, after a 911 hang-up call brought police to an Antioch home, where they found she repeatedly punched her boyfriend in the face until he was bloody, due to an argument over the amount of food in the house.
Metro Police say 27-year-old Samantha Cox Ward climbed on top of her husband and repeatedly punched him in the face after he woke her up to feed their twins. He then retreated to the bathroom until police arrived at their Antioch home.
28-year-old Masi Kingston is now the second person arrested and charged in the December assault of a car lot employee. Police say he and his boyfriend, Mandrekus North, participated in an assault on a car salesman just days before Christmas. After a repossession, unable to handle the confrontation on his own, North left the car lot to come back with Kingston, who is alleged to have pepper-sprayed the victim before they both fled the scene. Kingston was identified via a lineup and is jailed with a hold from Hamblen County, Tennessee.
39-year-old Braden Barry remains jailed on a $10,000 bond, charged with aggravated assault with serious bodily injury, after a neighbor noticed his girlfriend appeared to have been beaten. The victim was eventually able to whisper for someone to call the police, after Barry said his girlfriend was “on punishment” and not going anywhere.