Jaylin Woods breaks into ex-girlfriend’s home after she breaks up with him.

19-year-old Jaylin Martese Woods was taken into custody for aggravated assault and aggravated burglary on May 21st. On May 18th, deputies were called to a Brentwood Oaks Drive apartment, where they spoke with the residents, Woods’ ex-girlfriend, Olivia Grasman, Kenzie Trojan, and an unidentified juvenile male, who were involved in the incident. Grasman advised them that she had broken up with Woods earlier that morning and that he showed up at her residence with two of his friends, “Vel” and an unknown male, causing a disturbance. The men banged loudly on the door before kicking it in and taking it off the hinges, causing Grasman to fall onto the ground. When Woods was inside their unit, he started chasing after the juvenile male, who told officers that while he held the bathroom door shut, Woods punched a hole through it. As Woods did this, he attempted to strike the juvenile male, leaving a scrape on his left arm. Then, Grasman said, “Vel,” and Woods reentered the living room, refusing to leave, so she punched Woods in the head. Woods immediately responded by slapping her in the face, which knocked her to the ground. Woods then punched her as she tried to stand up. Trojan told the police that she picked up a piece of the wooden doorframe and chased Woods out of their home, trying to hit him. However, Woods took the wooden piece from Trojan and started hitting her repeatedly on her head and face, which she was bleeding from. Then, a witness, Julio Guzman, stated he overheard the sounds of Woods breaking into the apartment and observed him hitting Trojan outside in the apartment lot. A warrant was issued for Woods’ arrest, and he was later detained for the occurrence.

Caleb Hinchman leaves the scene of accident on I-24, tells police he “got nervous”

34-year-old Caleb Hinchman was involved in an accident on I-24 West in the afternoon of April 7th. Upon arrival, witnesses advised officers that one of the involved drivers, later identified as Hinchman, sped up and took the Haywood Lane Exit, adding that they found him and took a picture of his plate. About an hour and a half later, Hinchman called 911, advising them that he was near the intersection of 3rd Avenue South and Ash Street. When officers arrived, he told them he attempted to report the accident, but dispatch said they had not received any other calls from him. He explained people were coming up and taking pictures of his car, so he got nervous and left the scene. He was cited for the incident and booked on the citation of leaving the scene of an accident on April 30th.

Brandon Thornton charged with kidnapping after dragging girlfriend into car during altercation

36-year-old Brandon Joe Thornton had a domestic altercation with his girlfriend, Morgan Beavers, near the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital around 11:56 a.m. on April 21st. Officers initiated a call for service after observing a woman being dragged into a car, which Kate Melby, an employee at the District Attorney’s Office, also witnessed. Thornton also called the police regarding the incident. When officers arrived, they spoke with Beavers, who told them she was in the passenger seat while Thornton drove her car. Beavers stated that he started to behave erratically and began punching her in the leg. She said she waited for Thornton to slow the vehicle down and then jumped out, fearing for her safety. Then, Beavers said he exited the car, wrapped his arms around her, and dragged her back into the car, leaving a friction burn on her buttocks. After this, Thornton drove her to the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital. Thornton told officers that Beavers struck him in the face. Despite this, officers observed no visible injuries on Thornton. Thornton added that Beavers was intoxicated and jumped out of a moving vehicle, so he picked her up and forced her back into the car for her safety. Thornton was taken into custody for kidnapping and domestic assault.

Colin Teaser charged with DUI after canoodling with girlfriend in church parking lot

18-year-old Colin Teaser told police he was just “chilling” with his girlfriend on Bell Road at the Rural Hill Church of Christ parking lot on January 21st when they encountered the couple in a car together. Officers received reports regarding a suspicious vehicle, arrived, and spoke to Teaser, who advised them that a security guard had informed him it was private property before they showed up. They noticed his slurred words as he told them he had taken two allergy medications. He consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly, showing numerous signs of impairment. Teaser was taken into custody for driving under the influence.

Mary Mcgowan drives into her son with her vehicle

72-year-old Mary Mcgowan was involved in an altercation with her son, Larry Mcgowan, at a residence on Haywood Lane on December 30th. The situation began when Mary arrived at a property that Larry was renting out to another family. Mary then started an argument with him regarding family issues while he was standing next to her car window. While the argument ensued, Larry stepped away because he received a phone call. Mary, infuriated, drove into Larry with the driver-side mirror of her car, causing a small scrape on his leg. Officers spoke to one of the residents of the house, Maria Espinoza, who stated that she witnessed Mary hit her son with her vehicle. She also advised that Larry wasn’t close to the vehicle when he got hit, so it seemed intentional. Mary Mcgowan was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Joshua Taylor bitten by wife during infidelity dispute

21-year-old Joshua Taylor was jailed on November 11th after assaulting his wife at their home on Brentridge Place. Joshua advised that he and his wife, Hannah Burton, were arguing due to ongoing marital issues when she tried to leave the apartment. Hannah had the keys to Taylor’s car, and he told her to return them. When she refused, he tried to grab the keys from her hand. She then tried to knee him but missed and was shoved away. She swung her hand at him but missed again. When Taylor tried to take the keys again, Ms. Burton bit his hand. Officers observed the fresh bite mark on his hand. Ms. Burton told police that she caught her husband cheating, and that’s why they started arguing. According to Ms. Burton, her husband was on the phone with his mother, who was telling him to stop her from leaving. She showed the police the missing skin from her fingers as a result of Taylor trying to rip the keys from her hand. She also explained that she bit him because he wrapped his arms around her to restrain her. Due to the injuries and the fact that Taylor initiated the physical altercation, he was taken into custody.

Jonathan Aleman Herrera punches brother multiple times in face

27-year-old Jonathan Enrique Aleman Herrera was involved in a domestic scuffle with his brother, Jefferson Eleazar Aleman Herrera, at Turfway Court on the afternoon of November 12th. Claudia Martinez Morales, Jefferson’s girlfriend, spoke with the officers and told them that she and Jefferson had kicked Jonathan out of their house the day before. His girlfriend, Karla Lara Cartagena, came by to collect the rest of his belongings as Martinez advised her that only she could come in, not Jonathan. Jonathan pushed his way into the house, shoved his brother, and punched him multiple times in the face as they fell to the ground. Then, they were both transported to the Southern Hills Emergency Room.

Jefferson confirmed Martinez’s statements, adding that he felt unconscious after Jonathan punched him. He said he remembered picking up “something” and swinging it but missing Jonathan. He had visible injuries on his eyebrow and collarbone.

Cartagena told officers that Jefferson shoved Jonathan and punched him twice in the face when he stepped into the house. Then, she stated Jefferson picked up a knife, swung it, missed Jonathan, picked up a pan, and then hit him on the head.

Jonathan confirmed Cartagena’s statements, adding that he sustained a cut on his hand from defending himself from the knife. Officers noticed a cut on his hand with dried-up blood around it, two scratches on his midsection, and swelling on his brow.

Both parties were taken into custody for domestic assault.

Jefferson Aleman Herrera assaults brother with knife

30-year-old Jefferson Eleazar Aleman Herrera was involved in a domestic scuffle with his brother, Jonathan Enrique Aleman Herrera, at Turfway Court on the afternoon of November 12th. Claudia Martinez Morales, Jefferson’s girlfriend, spoke with the officers and told them that she and Jefferson had kicked Jonathan out of their house the day before. His girlfriend, Karla Lara Cartagena, came by to collect the rest of his belongings as Martinez advised her that only she could come in, not Jonathan. Jonathan ignored this and pushed his way into the house anyway. He then shoved his brother and punched him multiple times in the face as they fell to the ground. The pair were both transported to the Southern Hills Emergency Room.

Jefferson confirmed Matrinez’s statements, adding that he felt unconscious after Jonathan punched him. He stated that he remembered picking up “something” and swinging it but missing Johnathan. He had visible injuries on his eyebrow and collarbone.

Karla Cartagena, Jonathan’s girlfriend, told officers that Jefferson shoved Jonathan and punched him twice in the face when he stepped into the house. Then, she stated Jefferson picked up a knife, swung it, missed Jonathan, picked up a pan, and then hit him on the head.

Jonathan confirmed Cartagena’s statements, adding that he sustained a cut on his hand from defending himself from the knife. Officers noticed a cut on his hand with dried-up blood around it, two scratches on his midsection, and swelling on his brow.

Both parties were taken into custody for domestic assault.

Andre Payne charged in assault of girlfriend during argument about texts on her phone

22-year-old Andre Payne got angry with his girlfriend, La Chacia Blackman, over texts she received on the 20th of August. Officers were dispatched to Linbar Dr. for a call regarding a domestic disturbance. Blackman spoke with officers as they arrived and stated that she and Payne had an argument before he left the apartment. Payne came back shortly after searching for his phone, pushed his way into the apartment, and began to throw things around. Blackman said this was when she began to record Payne with her phone as he pushed her, causing her hand to hit the dresser, and then Payne left again. Officers observed an inch-and-a-half-long cut on Blackman’s palm. Payne was taken into custody this weekend for domestic assault.

Cliff Christian: I fought a tree for its sap; now I can speak Japanese

42-year-old Cliff Christian was jailed on Monday morning after police responded to a call regarding a man “assaulting a tree” at the intersection of Wallace and Recovery Road. When police arrived and approached Christian, he was behaving and speaking erratically and sweating profusely. He was screaming that a nearby tree was falling, which was not the case, leading the officer to believe he was on drugs. The officer asked Christian what he had taken, and he told the officer that he had taken marijuana, “a bunch of crack,” and tree sap that was supposed to give him the ability to speak Japanese. On the ride to booking, he kept reiterating how he had taken crack cocaine.