21-year-old Lucius Burch was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail early Saturday morning after police found him stumbling and falling over while wandering into traffic downtown. Burch comes from a long line of movers, shakers, and lawmakers in Nashville & Tennessee. His family includes the four well-known Lucius E. Burch’s before him, Nashville co-founder John Donelson, and President Andrew Jackson.
A family traveled from Alabama to Nashville so a young daughter could undergo brain surgery at Vanderbilt Friday. Today, the father, 32-year-old Travis Wade McGraw, is jailed in lieu of a $275,000 bond after admitting to raping his other daughter in the hotel room where the family was staying, while her grandfather slept in the other bed just feet away. While she hid in the bathroom and Snapchat messaged a friend in Alabama, who called 911 for her, he threatened to shoot her if she didn’t open the door. Police recovered texts where he asked her to “keep this between us”, a handgun, and her clothing with his fluids on them.
26-year-old Caleb Collins was charged with aggravated assault after he reportedly strangled his boyfriend, assaulted him, and flipped over a pool table during an argument about him wanting to do cocaine.
27-year-old Demario Taylor was charged with aggravated assault when someone noticed him dragging his ex through the Vanderbilt campus with his arm around her neck after she broke up with him.
24-year-old Claire Conway is charged with vandalism after she witnessed her boyfriend on Broadway with another woman and later went to his apartment, where he was still with the other woman and drenched his bed and floor with the contents of a wine bottle from the apartment.
63-year-old Fayette Hereford is charged with assault of a healthcare provider who prevented her from leaving the hospital against medical advice. Nurse Katie Crumbly says she was struck in the shoulder by the patient in an elevator. VUPD returned the patient to her room.
19-year-old Navondre Jamal Henderson is free on a $2500 bond after police charged him with stealing two Playstation 4’s from the Vanderbilt Player’s Lounge – and pawning one of them under his own name.
In yet another extreme case of domestic violence this week, Maria Flor Salvador, 41, was stabbed this morning at her Wildgrove Drive residence. She is in critical condition at VUMC. Detectives have been unable to interview her due to the severity of her injuries. Her husband, Eric Lopez, 53, is believed to be responsible and is also hospitalized as a result of self-inflicted stab wounds to his abdomen.
Deanna Petty is charged with aggravated assault (acting in concert) for her role in the June Shooting of Charles Yokley, and employee of San Antonio Taco Company on 21st Ave. South. She is jailed in lieu of an $85,000 bond.
The Board of Nursing has agreed to allow RN Alicia Kisselbaugh to return to work on probationary status as of last month, per a disciplinary report released last week. In November, she presented to work as a Neuro ICU nurse with her eyes rolled back in her head, sweaty, with a flushed face, and tested positive for Fentanyl.