36-year-old Herald Ciliezer-Zuniga says he “lost his mind” when he hurt his wife, Lesbia Mondragon-Gomez, after discovering she had been cheating on him. Officers responded to their South Nashville apartment on February 2, where the victim stated her husband slapped her, pushed her to the ground, grabbed her by the neck to strangle her, and held a knife to her throat, which cut her. He is charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
19-year-old Preston Jacob Mercer was with his girlfriend, Audrey Barrett, at the Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet on Nolensville Road when they got into an argument. Once they were outside, the disagreement continued and she states Preston grabbed her glasses and threw them at her. Once back home, police responded to the residence to take a report and observed a small cut and swelling to the victim’s forehead consistent with glasses striking her in the head. During an interview, police say Mercer stated he threw “something from the car that may have been the glasses”.
Police say 18-year-old Keosha Glenn got into a fight with an employee of a South Nashville Wendy’s Tuesday that spilled into a fight in the parking lot. When the employee went back inside, Glenn reportedly pulled a gun from her waistband, stating she would just wait for her to come outside, as she was about to “air it out”. As officers responded to the scene they encountered Glenn, who claimed she had no gun. A pat-down revealed a black Taurus G3 in her waistband.
61-year-old Cathy Turner is free on a $5,000 bond after confessing to walking out of the Walmart cash room, where she worked, with $30,860.00 according to police. Walmart management discovered a $13,700 deposit shortage on March 7th, and after reviewing security footage it was discovered that employee Cathy Turner was taking cash from the cash room and taking those bags to the restrooms in the rear of the store, where she then would leave the store with it.
Additional research discovered her taking $7,600 on February 6th, and another $9,500 on February 19th. She provided a written statement to Walmart Loss Prevention during an interview. When she spoke with police, she stated “I know this was wrong, I’ve never done anything like this before”, then requested to withdraw the written statement she had provided.
34-year-old Kayla Hambrick is now free on a $3,000 bond after being charged with the aggravated assault and strangulation of her 16-year-old daughter. The victim and an independent witness both had matching accounts which revealed Kayla was in an argument with her daughter about having her boyfriend at her grandmother’s house.
While unloading things from a vehicle, Kayla reportedly grabbed her daughter while yelling at her and bent her over backward into the rear of the SUV screaming “Who the F are you talking to?!” multiple times while strangling her, and then dragging her into the apartment by her clothing. Kayla told police there was absolutely no altercation and denied anything happened.
21-year-old Najee Bolds was charged with domestic assault after his girlfriend reported to police that he assaulted her with a belt and hit her in the head several times while she was packing his things to leave, per report.
21-year-old Jemini Lyons was charged with domestic assault and contraband in a penal institution after his mother reported to police that he punched her in the face twice. While being searched during booking, officers discovered cocaine on his person.