Just hours after Dylan Sanford was given custody of his child, the child’s mother and her brother, 36-year-old David Larue, brutally attacked Sanford and stole the child, ripping it from the arms of the father, causing the child to become injured when it fell to the ground. Court records allege LaRue then beat Sanford unconscious and choke him from behind. David LaRue was charged with felony aggravated assault – strangulation and felony child abuse. He is free on a $30,000 bond. The sister, Christina Jakes, was being booked into the Metro Jail early Monday morning. Her charges were not yet available.
62-year-old Christopher Malone asked one of his regular sexual partners to participate in a threesome when she came over for a regular session. When she refused, he reportedly placed his arm around her neck, placing her in a choke hold, while holding a large knife toward her. The victim lost consciousness. Malone is free on a $5,000 bond.
79-year-old Melvin Davis is free on a $2,000 bond after Nashville police say he called his girlfriend a ‘whore’ and proceeded to strangle her and strike her in the face multiple times while at a Nashville bar this weekend. An employee of the venue says the couple are regulars there, and witnessed the assault.
24-year-old Javonte Crisp, who only weeks ago graduated from APSU with his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, is now free on a $15,000 bond, accused of repeatedly slamming his girlfriend’s head into the dashboard and steering wheel of a car after getting upset with her, and further expressing his anger by firing a handgun into the air.
18-year-old Pedro Castro is jailed tonight in lieu of a $15,000 bond after police say he came into his bedroom intoxicated, grabbed his sleeping husband by the throat while he was sleeping, and choked him until just before he lost consciousness. Police documented marks and scratches on the victim. Castro fled the scene before police arrived, and a felony warrant was issued for his arrest.
35-year-old Austin Collom is charged with the felony aggravated assault & strangulation of his fiancé after grabbing her by the hair, shoving her against a wall, and strangling her, according to an arrest report, and the injuries sustained by the victim.
Police found the juvenile victim with a bruised face, neck, and collar bone, and a broken front tooth. She disclosed her stepfather, 51-year-old Michael Ignatz, put her in a chokehold, pulled her into a bedroom, and repeatedly punched her in the face. The incident happened in September of 2020, and a warrant was issued for his arrest. He successfully avoided police until this week, when he was booked on the outstanding felony warrant.
20-year-old Isayah Batista is facing multiple charges after police say he asked a woman for sex and grew “irate” when she told him no. Court records allege he assaulted her and would not allow her to leave the apartment. The man’s roommate had to get involved so the woman could flee, at which time the man reportedly followed her, strangled her, and threw a marijuana grinder at her face out of anger.
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.
30-year-old Gerri Barbee was charged with aggravated assault, theft of a firearm, and vandalism after his girlfriend claimed he threatened to kill her and her children before he punched and strangled her over a video of a dancing woman.