James Palmer gropes MNPD undercover after paying to have sex with her during a sting

53-year-old James Earl Palmer responded to an ad on Escort Alligator Monday morning, where he agreed to meet a woman in exchange for pleasure. Once he arrived at the location, he agreed on $80 for 15 minutes and then selected the upgrade package add-on of no condom, which brought the total to $120. He retrieved half from his pocket, handed her the cash, and immediately grabbed the woman, who was an undercover operative, in the buttocks and vagina. Police say there was no consent and charged Palmer with sexual battery and patronizing a prostitute. He is free on a $12,000 bond.

Daniel Rider, 57, charged with sexual battery of 7-year-old in Nashville

57-year-old Daniel Rider is charged with the sexual battery of a child and free on a $25,000 bond after a 7-year-old female says he touched her private parts while staying with him. When detectives asked her what she meant by ‘private parts’ she pointed out the appropriate lower frontal region. He also reportedly exposed himself to the child.

Alex Collier charged with sexual battery & statutory rape of 16-year-old in Dairy Queen bathroom

30-year-old Alex Collier confessed to detectives he had sex with a 16-year-old employee when he was a manager at the Bellevue Dairy Queen on Hwy 70 S. The sex occurred at least 15 times in the men’s restroom of the Dairy Queen, and at least once in the back hallway of the restaurant. Additional sex happened in the store’s parking lot, the PDK parking lot, the Staples parking lot, and at his grandmother’s residence. Court records show the two had “many conversations about their age difference” over the course of the relationship.

Downtown Nashville Greenway Groper free after bond reduced from $10K to $2K— Darrell Dalton

42-year-old Darrell Dalton was released from jail Tuesday after posting a bond that was reduced from $10,000 to $2,000 by a Nashville judge. Court records show Dalton confessed to groping at least two women on the Rolling Mill Hill Greenway in downtown Nashville. Two separate women made complaints to MNPD about having their buttocks groped and smacked while using the greenway on May 27th. One complaint details he ran up behind the victim and “smacked her on the butt”. Dalton said in a statement to police that it “made him feel better” after smacking her buttocks.

“Mom’s Favorite” William Graves, 29, indicted on rape & sexual battery of a 15-year-old

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.

Shelley Schroeder charged with sexually assaulting woman at Legends Corner downtown

52-year-old Shelley Schroeder is charged with sexually assaulting another woman at Legends Corner in downtown Nashville. The victim. Rebecca Orlich, says she was standing and listening to music when she felt a hand go up under her skirt and “palm” her buttocks. As she spun around, she observed Schroeder standing behind her, along with a male companion. The male stated: “just leave her alone, she’s drunk”. Police were called to the scene and witnesses corroborated the events.

Charles Michael Graham Jr. charged with sexual battery of female roommate during a massage

35-year-old Charles Michael Graham Jr., a Librarian Assistant at Fisk University, is charged with the sexual battery of his female roommate, who says he touched her sexual areas without consent and became aroused during a massage. Heaven Pryor told police Graham, who is her roommate, offered to give her a massage, and she accepted. She says she told him she was “gay as f–k”, and was not into him in any sexual way. She says Graham moved from her back to her buttocks and then to her pubic area and other parts of her body, each time with her having to tell him to stop. She states he also stopped multiple times due to getting aroused. He is free on a $2,000 bond.

Man charged with sexual battery of pregnant girlfriend — Jose Armando Espinoza

40-year-old Jose Espinoza is charged with the sexual battery of his pregnant girlfriend. She reports to police that he became upset when she didn’t want to have sex and threw her to the ground, then used one of his hands to grab her pubic area repeatedly. She crossed her legs to prevent penetration, at which time he reportedly slapped her in the face. The two then argued about an STD and a stolen vehicle, at which time he again forced her to the ground.

Antioch man confesses to touching 16-year-old stepdaughter while pleasuring himself— Jarrus Garth

39-year-old Jarrus Garth, of Antioch, admitted to detectives during an interview that when his stepdaughter was 16-years-old he went into her bedroom while she was sleeping and touched her upper and lower private areas while pleasuring himself.

The confession came after the victim, who is now 19, came forward to police and disclosed the incident. Garth is charged with sexual battery and is free on a $50,000 bond.

Son of Nashville Socialites charged in brutal rape, aggravated rape, sexual battery & more — Blake Solarek

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.