Mother charged with assault & strangulation of her child, cops find her intoxicated & uncooperative — Jess Hager

37-year-old is free on a $10,000 bond after being charged with the felony assault and strangulation of her young child. After the assault, the juvenile got on his bicycle in West Nashville, flagged down a neighbor and asked to use a phone explaining he had just been assaulted by his mother when she tossed him to the ground, strangled him by the neck, assaulted him, all while telling him she wished she never had him.

The neighbor alerted police and got in touch with the child’s grandmother, and assisted him in getting to her residence, where police also arrived.

The grandmother stated this was not unusual, and the child often sought sanctuary at her home as his mother struggles to manage her life.

Man says he intentionally rammed vehicle into tree after drinking White Claw — Anthony Castiglia

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.
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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.

Old Navy Boosters Busted for $800 in merchandise theft: Rickeita Butler & Tiera Braden

30-year-old Rickeita Butler & 24-year-old Tierra Braden were each booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Monday on outstanding warrants from July which charge them with working together to steal $800 worth of merchandise from a West Nashville Old Navy store. Butler is free on a $1,000 bond, while Braden was required to post a $5,000 bond due to her much more extensive history.

Woman charged with DUI-2nd after found unconscious behind the wheel in West Nashville — Leann Bernard

41-year-old State of Tennessee employee Leann ‘Lee-Lea’ Bernard was found unconscious behind the wheel of her vehicle in West Nashville, and medics alerted police when they revived her and she was stumbling around with no obvious medical reason. She eventually admitted to officers she had been drinking, and they located two empty beer cans and one nearly empty bottle of vodka in the vehicle. Bernard pleaded guilty to a prior DUI in July of 2019. She was given pre-trial release on the new charge. Bernard is a software developer under the Department of Finance, according to state records.

DUI: Woman blows over double the legal BAC after West Nashville crash — Hannah Coots

28-year-old Hannah Coots says she had a Corona, three beers, and a couple of shots of Bourbon before crashing her vehicle in West Nashville Sunday night. After performing poorly on field sobriety tests, officers say she blew a 0.191 BAC on a breathalyzer test.

Woman charged after attempting to pay for beer with hotel keycard — Laura Kathryn Kelley

30-year-old Laura Kathryn Kelley tried paying for her beer at SandBar Nashville with a hotel keycard. When it wouldn’t work, she became upset and caused a scene, resulting in her being asked to leave the location by property management, security, and police – each of which she declined. She was charged with public intoxication and criminal trespass.

Sade Harris charged with attempted murder of her child’s father using knife from restaurant “I’m finna kill him”, she screamed.

Poice say 32-year-old Sade Deshay Harris appeared at J. Alexanders in June, where she found her ex-boyfriend and father of her child, Cheyenne Turner, who was dining with a female at the table. She reportedly asked “so you’re out to eat with a girl?”, grabbed silverware from a nearby table, chased him into the parking lot, and used the knife to stab him in the stomach and head, telling a stranger “I’m finna kill him!”. Sade Harris remains jailed in lieu of a $500,000 bond on the charge of attempted murder, and other related charges. [Mugshot is from an April arrest, as the current booking photo was not immediately available].

DCSO Officer beats homeless with baton, who spit on him during Walmart altercation. The homeless man is charged with assault.

36-year-old Anthony Archer was causing a disturbance at a West Nashville Walmart when of-duty DCSO/Nashville Sheriff Officer Robert Lillard Jr, who was working a secondary security job there, asked him to leave. He says Archer became aggressive and “balled up his fists”, and even spit on him, at which time Lillard says he pulled out his baton in self-defense and began striking him with it. Archer escaped the altercation and fled the store. He was found two days later, trespassing, and was arrested on the outstanding warrant. He remains jailed on a $3,100 bond.

Man charged with stalking the mother of his unborn child after continuously asking her to buy him things

22-year-old Don’Tajhano Boyd is charged with stalking after his ex-girlfriend, and mother of his unborn child, says he continues to show up at the Charlotte Pk Walmart where she works, and begs for her to buy him things. The pair have been split up romantically since February, yet he comes to the store asking for things approximately once per week.

Bellevue man chambers a round & threatens to kill neighbors over trash in his yard

22-year-old Jacob ‘Jake’ Northcott is free on a $25,000 bond after police say he confronted multiple neighbors about someone throwing trash in his yard. When both neighbors advised him to leave their property, he retreated across the street, where he brandished a handgun, chambered a round, yelled “I will kill you!”.