33-year-old tourist Joseph Boyington stayed at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Nashville this week with his girlfriend, Chelsea Matthews Dyer. The couple was enjoying Broadway Monday night when an argument erupted, and Chelsea returned to the hotel and checked into a new separate room. Later in the evening, after Boyington returned to the hotel, she eventually provided him with her new room number, and he visited her on the 23rd floor. She says he grabbed her by the throat and pushed her against a wall, and then took her cell phone and fled the room. She found him on the 3rd floor and encountered him about taking her phone, and he then reportedly threw her against a wall again, and he fled the hotel. Officers documented marks and injuries on the victim and took Boyington into custody.
Escort financially drains, kidnaps, and drugs man in Nashville; he’s abandoned in Detroit
When Ryan Raidel found escort Destiny Murray online, met her in Nashville, and paid for her services, he never imagined he would end up drugged, kidnapped, financially drained, and stranded in Detroit, MI — but that’s exactly what he says happened to him. Murray is jailed on a $175K bond, and two accomplices remain at large.
Robbyn Black & Jayla Warner smash dozens of liquor bottles in brawl at Weiss Liquors
18-year-old Robbyn Black & 22-year-old Jayla Warner face a multitude of charges after they rushed Weiss Liquors in East Nashville, destroying dozens of bottles of liquor and assaulting the people inside. An employee fought back with a baseball bat against one of the women.
Jacob Petitt charged with assaulting MNPD Officer during arrest for burglary
Metro Nashville Police were attempting to serve a felony burglary warrant on 24-year-old Jacob Petitt, who they observed under the awning at 825 Murfreesboro Pike. As they approached the very identifiable young man he attempted to give officers a fake name and said he was staying with a friend at the motel, pointing to a man on a bench — who shook his head ‘no’ that he had no idea who Petitt was. He then claimed he was just someone stopping for coffee, and as officers told him he was being detained he attempted to flee and both he and the officers fell to the ground, while each grappled for control. Petitt got in several kicks to an officer’s arm and legs, leaving him with abrasions before the officer got him into handcuffs. The outstanding burglary warrant for an April incident in which Petitt was caught on camera ransacking and burglarizing a business on Plus Park Blvd, stealing over $12,000 in electronics.
Florida man charged with burglary of hot sauce from Nashville taco restaurant— Bryan Noll
Nashville Police say 25-year-old Bryan Noll, from Florida, kicked in the door of Baja Sexto Taco in downtown Nashville, made entry into the closed business just after midnight, and stole a small bottle of hot sauce. He was located nearby when police arrived and taken into custody. The hot sauce was turned into the evidence room. Boll is charged with felony burglary and is free on pre-trial release.
Roommate charged with felony robbery and assault after dispute over money — Eliza Green
23-year-old Eliza Green is charged with the domestic assault of her roommate, Bonnie Harmon, who says the pair got into an argument over money, and Green threatened Harmon with severe bodily harm if she did not pay her. Harmon says that Green actually owed her money, and she would be deducting that amount from any money she gave her. It was at that point, as Judge Judy was unavailable to settle the dispute, when Green reportedly assaulted Harmon and forcibly took her tablets out of her hand. Police say the incident was captured on a home security camera which they viewed.
Deatric Woods jailed on $50K bond after Jerry Springeresque robbery involving current and past lovers
20-year-old Deatric Woods former lovers, including one who he was previously arrested for assaulting and another woman whose connection is unclear, to assist him in a new robbery of his most recent ex-girlfriend, who he also was already charged with robbing just weeks prior. Metro Police say Kiaria Robinson reported she was leaving her East Nashville workplace when two females she recognized as Leah Johnson and Sa’Mya Pratt, approached her and began to fight her, knocking her to the ground. While she was being assaulted, her ex-boyfriend, Deatric Woods, appeared with the group of people, including another unknown female, and facilitated the robbery of her iPhone, cash, and bank cards. Victoria Rogers then drove the getaway vehicle which transported all of the suspects away from the scene.
In April of 2021, Deatric Woods was charged with the assault of his then-girlfriend, Sa’Mya Pratt. Court records show he assaulted her with a brick, ripped her wig off, and drug her in the grass by her legs after she broke up with him (2021-0204217). More recently, in August of 2021, Woods was charged with the first robbery of Kiaria Robinson, after striking her in the back of the head with a pistol and taking her phone and $60 from her purse at gunpoint while they were dating. Woods remains jailed on a $50,000 bond for this case and has six other cases currently pending.
Hunters Lane: School Resource Officer says 4 students robbed a teen in the school restroom
18-year-old Tyrone Anthony Johnson Jr posted a $5,000 cash bond just 3 hours after his arrest at Hunters Lane High School in Goodlettsville for robbery earlier this month. Johnson is identified as one of four males that came into the restroom and demanded money from a male high school senior using the restroom. Despite resistance, the 4 assailants rummaged through the victim’s pockets, taking his beats headphones and keys to his car. As he attempted to escape the restroom, the boys overpowered him, picking him up and pinning him to the ground, continuing the robbery. MNPD School Resource Officer Byron Boelter made the arrest
Nashville Weedman shoots customer in face during argument over price/quality of product — Travar Yarber
27-year-old TravarYarber met Milan McDaniel at a Mapco in Madison to sell him some marijuana. When the two argued over the price for the quality and quantity presented, Yarber retrieved a gun to rob the man and shot him in the face, with the bullet lodging in his brain. The victim survived and is recovering well. A warrant was issued for Yarber’s arrest, and he was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail earlier this week. He is jailed in lieu of a $262,500 bond.
Nick La Mattina runs wife off road, breaks into home, tears down door, destroys bedroom
Nashville Jail Monday on outstanding warrants from an August incident in which he is alleged to have run his soon-to-be ex-wife off the road, followed her to her home where he doesn’t live, broke into the home, followed her up a set of stairs, tore down a door and threw it down the stairs, then destroyed the bedroom while the victim was locked in a nearby bathroom. His mother arrived at the home and scared him away from the premises, and warrants were issued for his arrest. He is free on an $18,000 bond.