25-year-old Ronaldo Saul Monteroso Gonzalez is jailed on a $250,000 bond, charged with the aggravated rape of a child. The juvenile victim, who is his daughter, was transported to Vanderbilt Pediatrics for a possible sexual assault. The child disclosed that “she doesn’t want daddy to touch her anymore because it hurts.” The forensic exam and results occurred on February 27th, and the child tested positive for an STI; however, police say they could not locate Gonzalez until May 11th. His wife states he’s had contact with their children in the time in between, and they were with him as recently as “a few days ago.”
Former Vanderbilt nurse RaDonda Vaught is scheduled to be sentenced this Friday after being found guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the 2017 death of 75-year-old patient Charlene Murphey. Vaught administered the wrong drug to Murphey, bypassing multiple safeguards before injecting her with the same drug used in some lethal injections. Long before that guilty verdict, Vanderbilt Medical Center quietly settled with Murphey’s family for the loss of her life. The family reportedly received a $750,000 settlement from Vanderbilt University Medical Center — a number that was confidential until now.
52-year-old Gopathy Purushothaman is charged with the domestic assault of his ex-wife, Shrimalini Jayaramaraja. A custody arrangement states Purushothaman isn’t allowed inside his ex-wife’s home during the change of their 14-year-old son, who has Autism and must wait outside in the car for the child to be brought outside. Last week, Gopathy reportedly came knocking on the front door, then pushed the door open, knocking the victim to the ground, and stepping over her as she fell onto the floor. Police documented bruising on the victim and took out a warrant for his arrest.
33-year-old Dallas Gonzales is charged with domestic assault with bodily injury after his fiancée, Kendra Hampton, called Metro Nashville Police to their home this week. She says Gonzales began yelling in her face, asking if she was OK, then grabbed her shoulders placing her in fear of being assaulted. She was able to break away and run upstairs, but he grabbed onto her, causing an injury to her hand. Gonzales was transported to booking and is free on a $2,000 bond.
31-year-old Hussain Jinnah faces two felony charges after police say he broke into the residence of his ex-lover of 9 years using a 3rd party programmed key fob to a garage door to which he no longer had access. Security video shows him attempting to hide out of the view of the cameras while using the unauthorized key to gain access to the garage and the home. Once inside, polices say he stole over $15,000 worth of jewelry and an iPhone 13 Max. Jinnah is charged with felony theft and felony aggravated burglary.
52-year-old Clarksville Financial Advisor Robert Kennedy was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail just before daylight Tuesday, charged with felony theft. Court records allege he stole $10,000 in cash from his ex-girlfriend, Heidi Blessing, which she had recently withdrawn from the bank for an upcoming surgery. The lovers had been celebrating Robert’s birthday at her apartment and were reportedly intoxicated when they got into an argument. She placed the cash inside a gold makeup bag that night and says he absconded with the cash the next morning. Police say security cameras show no one else entering or exiting the residence during the time the cash disappeared. Robert Kennedy is the son of Reber and Opal Kennedy, of Clarksville.
Metro Police say 25-year-old Registered Nurse Christopher Blake Burch is now facing his 3rd DUI charge since 2021. Court records show he had left a Nashville bar after watching the Titans game Saturday, and just after 5:30 p.m. he reportedly nearly ran into another vehicle that was flagging down an officer who was passing by and pointing frantically at Burch’s vehicle, which was also speeding.
He would eventually blow a 0.177% BAC. Burch is free on a $3,000 bond.
25-year-old Anthony Castiglia was booked on a citation for DUI this week stemming from a December crash that sent him to the hospital. Court records show Castiglia told officers he intentionally rammed his vehicle into a tree on Ellison Place.
Officers found several consumed cans of White Claw in both the front and back seats of the vehicle. He was transported to Vanderbilt and admitted due to internal injuries.
50-year-old Wesley Migletz is charged with domestic assault with bodily injury after police responded to his wife, Winny, who was hiding in a nearby parking garage. She explained her husband was threatening to carry out a murder/suicide. The wife played a recording on which Wes can be heard saying “you are a parasite, if you had any decency you would eat the bullet and not make me scatter your brains” before punching her, and her crying out in pain.
Officers documented the victim’s injuries and located Wes Migletz walking his dog nearby, and took him into custody. He is free on a $2,500 cash bond.
32-year-old Michell Baxter told paramedics he used cocaine and opioids prior to a crash on December 23rd. Baxter was initially found unresponsive in the driver’s seat of his crashed truck, unresponsive with fixed pinpoint pupils and a slight pulse. Narcan was administered and he eventually became responsive as he was being transferred onto the gurney. He stated he remembered nothing about the wreck, and refused to answer any questions after being read his rights. Baxter was charged with DUI 2nd and violation of the implied consent law. Baxter also received a citation charging him with DUI 2nd in October, for which he has not yet been to court. He remains jailed in lieu of a $2,500 bond.