Man threatens to “cut balls off” roommate with ice pick over rent conversation #HillsboroVillage

26-year-old James Jian Yin Law admitted to police he held an ice pick to his roommate’s face and testicles, threatening “I’ll cut your balls off!”, when he learned he was being recorded in a conversation about rent.

O’Reilly Auto Parts employee shoots through store window at man approaching with shotgun – hits him with single shot

The man shot outside O’Reilly Auto Parts on Monroe Street this afternoon is identified as Antonio Parham, 26. He is being treated for a critical wound to his chest at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, after he approached the store with a shotgun.

Friend gives couple ride home from hospital, robs them at gunpoint on way home

A man was on his way to pick up his girlfriend from Vanderbilt hospital when his car broke down. He called his friend, 31-year-old Joshua Raines Thompson, to come assist. Thompson drove him to Vanderbilt, picked up the girlfriend, and on the way robbed them at gunpoint, and left them at the Joelton McDonald’s.

Nurse Assaults Pregnant Girlfriend, reports says he punched, poured hot coffee on, spit on, and choked her.

A local nurse (RN) was arrested for allegedly assaulting his pregnant girlfriend at least twice, including alleged incidents of spitting in her face, punching her in the face, soaking her with a thermos of hot coffee, putting his elbow in her eye socket, and choking her.

Latasha Jiles critically stabs man in chest while driving on interstate – 7 hour surgery endured

On Sunday, May 20th, Norman Smith was riding with Latasha “FYI” Nicole Jiles on I-65S / I-440W, when they got into a verbal altercation. Eventually the argument escalated, and Latasha “FYI” Jiles pulled a knife on Norman and began to stab him while she drove down the interstate. One of the stab wounds went through Norman’s chest, per a police report, causing a very serious injury. Jiles then stopped teh vehicle and told Norman to get out, and he exited the vehicle, and managed to climb down an enbankment near…

11 Campus Rapes reported to Vanderbilt University in past 60 days.

On Thursday, May 10th, the Vanderbilt University Police Department  was notified of a rape that happened on campus, as reported by a CSA (Campus Security Authority), which is generally someone other than the police (Counselors, Doctor, Deans, teachers, etc.) that is authorized to take the report under federal Title IX guidelines. This was the 11th report of a rape they had received in the past 60 days. Often in these cases it is a student talking to a doctor or counselor or receiving treatment in relation to the incident, and…

2 visitors overdose while visiting patient at Vanderbilt Medical Center

Christopher Ernest Woods & Sandra Lee Phillips were visiting a friend on the 8th floor of Vanderbilt Medical Center this week, when on Wednesday May 9th, staff found them in the room of the patient they were visiting, unresponsive and both showing signs of an apparent overdose. Nurses and doctors immediately began treatment, and then contacted police to report the incident at 7:40 AM. While treating the male, Christopher Woods, 2 prescription bottles were found in his pockets, and turned over to police. It was immediately noticed that the pills…

12th Huffing Arrest: Brandon Gibson, Put Down The Duster

The call text read: MALE TRESPASSING, PANTS PULLED DOWN, HUFFING DUSTER. On Wednesday, that’s exactly what Offer Betty of the MNPD found when he arrived to the Arcade alley downtown. Brandon Gibson was found lying on the ground of the Arcade alley, his lower body exposed, and still huffing a can of compressed air duster.  Officer Betty attempted to help Gibson to his feed, according to a police report, and even gave him the opportunity to walk away without being arrested. However, Gibson refused to comply, and started making aggressive…