Clarksville Police say 37-year-old Brittany Jacqueline Martin personally witnessed a “sexual abuse incident” that occurred in her home between her 12-year-old son and her 10-year-old daughter on May 21st and did not report this incident to authorities. The following day, the 12-year-old boy also ran away, which she also didn’t report. When officers came to take her into custody for the two child abuse and neglect warrants, she also resisted arrest.
Month: May 2022
Jennifer Lemasters says she was robbed at Walmart; CPD says that was a lie
35-year-old Jennifer Lemasters told police that while she was at the Walmart on Wilma Rudolph Blvd in Clarksville that a man wearing a blue hoodie put a knife to her throat and took her purse and cellphone by force. She contacted Clarksville Police and reported the robbery. Officers were able to obtain video footage of Mrs. Lemasters from the time she arrived until the time she met with CPD Officers, and at no time did anyone come near or around her, much less threaten or rob her of anything. She is now charged with filing a false report, which is a felony.
Jeston James Quintana charged with assault of brother over cleaning the house
Officers were conducting a welfare check on Old Ashland City Road when they observed two men, Patrick and Jeston Quintana, exit the residence in question with one swinging at the other while chasing him. An officer commanded them both to the ground and called for backup.
Tanesha Holden charged with putting roommate in a chokehold over electric bill
25-year-old Tanesha Holden is charged with the domestic assault of her roommate, Jaquala Cross. Police say the two were in an argument about the electric bill at their shared apartment and Cross came downstairs to discuss the issue. Once downstairs, she says Holden reached out and placed her in a single-hand chokehold, leaving a small abrasion on the right side of her neck from her fingernails.
Davon Kelley tries to break down what he believed to be his friend’s door — it wasn’t #oops
Clarksville Police say 23-year-old Davon Kelley attempted to break down a door to enter his friend’s apartment at the Ramblewood Apartments. He caused several dents above the handle of the door in an attempt to get inside. It turns out, that wasn’t his friend’s apartment — and Mr. Kelley was simply intoxicated. He admitted to drinking at a friend’s house prior to coming to this location. He is charged with public intoxication and vandalism for the door, which is estimated at $350 to repair.
Kirk Galbreath charged in domestic assault of pregnant girlfriend at convenience store
Clarksville Police responded to a domestic call at the Minit Mart on Peachers Mill Road on May 24th, and upon arrival observed 20-year-old Kirk Galbreath yelling at Madison Llewellyn, his girlfriend who is eight months pregnant. The argument was reportedly over a text message conversation she had with another male. Witnesses report he grabbed her by the arms and pushed her backward toward the vehicle repeatedly and eventually put her inside the vehicle before retrieving a handgun from the back of the vehicle and holding it by his groin. Officers did locate a .38 revolver in the vehicle, and Galbreath’s mother told police that he did place it in the vehicle and it was his gun.
Fort Campbell Soldier Kayla Darroux charged with assaulting ex-husband, stabbing his tire
Clarksville Police say 23-year-old Kayla Darroux of the 426th Brigade Support Battalion “Taskmasters” at Fort Campbell assaulted her ex-husband and stabbed one of his tires with a knife, causing it to go flat. The incident happened on May 23rd when police responded to a Northridge Drive apartment where the victim, Blake, explained she had grabbed his shirt to prevent him from walking away during an argument, leaving him with scratch marks on his neck. She then reportedly went outside and stabbed his tire with a knife on the passenger side of his vehicle. She has a prior history of domestic incidents, according to police. A commissioner set her bond at $250.
Marquel Scott admits to lying to police about being robbed at gunpoint — he made it all up
24-year-old Marquel Scott is free on a $5,000 bond, and now faces the felony charge of filing a false report. Clarksville Police initially responded to an armed robbery call in the parking of a Mapco on Ft. Campbell Blvd. on May 16th, where Scott reported two men approached him while displaying handguns and took a backpack containing a Taurus pistol.
During the course of the investigation, it was determined those events never occurred. During an interview, Marquel Scott admitted to making up the story and that no robbery occurred. He states the fabricated the story to “protect a friend” according to court documents.
Brandon Voorhees charged after pinning girlfriend to wall by her shoulders during argument
20-year-old Brandon Voorhees is charged with the domestic assault of his girlfriend, Lezleigh Evitts. Police responded to the Ramblewood Drive location, where the victim was loading up her belongings to move them from her apartment. She says Voorhees escalated an argument until it turned physical and he grabbed her by the shoulders and pinned her against the wall. He admitted to the assault and was taken into custody for domestic violence.
Nicolas Hunter confesses to armed robbery, consents to search & gives up stolen gun
22-year-old Nicolas Deondre ‘Lil Nugget’ Hunter was booked into the Montgomery County Jail this week to answer for his charges here, after spending time in other jurisdictions on unrelated charges. He was served with a felony warrant charging him with felony aggravated robbery for a July 2021 incident in which he stole a handgun from a victim at the Overlook Apartments, who was showing it to him for a possible sale.
When the victim asked Hunter to return the gun, Lil Nugget pulled back the slide on a different black gun and told the victim: “stay back or I’ll pop you!” while pointing the gun in his direction. During an interview with detectives, Hunter confessed to the robbery and gave consent to search his home, detailing where the stolen gun – valued at $170 – would be found. He is jailed on a $50K bond.
Matthew Ortiz booked on 2018 marijuana traffic stop warrant in Clarksville
29-year-old Matthew Ortiz, who has religiously shared almost every social media post from Scoop: Nashville & Clarksville Today for years, is free on a $40,000 bond after being booked on an outstanding warrant from 2018, charging him with felony drug possession of marijuana.
MCSO K-9 Sabre healing at home after emergency surgery
Sabre, the K-9 partner of Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Kelly Potter returned home Friday after emergency surgery Thursday. Sabre appeared happy to be back to familiar surroundings and faces while he recovers.
La Plaza on Riverside scored 74 by Health Dept; long history of low scores on surprise inspections
State Health Inspectors say they walked into La Plaza #3 on Riverside Drive Wednesday to find no soap or hot water at the hand-washing sink, raw food stores above ready-to-eat foods that could be dripped on, a dish-washing machine with zero chlorine, raw shrimp and steak that was too warm had to be embargoed, knives stores behind wall trim, and an abundance of gnats.
In August of 2020, their routine inspection scored a 77 with a follow-up of 93; in March of 2020, the restaurant scored a 55, with a follow-up of 92, and last November they managed to score a 65, with a follow-up of 94 — setting a clear trend that rules are only followed for a short period after being caught breaking them.
Rachel Griggs charged in assault of her neighbor, Debbie Dabs
35-year-old Rachel Griggs is charged with the assault of her neighbor, Debbie Dabbs. Ms. Dabbs says she was sitting on her neighbor’s front porch on May 18th when Griggs came out of her front door carrying a pipe or bat and began yelling and screaming and cursing at the victim while threatening to cause bodily harm to her.
Bobby Kane charged in assault of wife with vodka bottle when confronted about his drinking problem
37-year-old Robert “Bobby” Kane is charged with assaulting his wife, Tracy Fitzgerald Kane, with a bottle of vodka after she confronted him about his drinking problem. Police responded to Mulberry Place on May 24th, where the victim stated her husband hit her in the back of the head with a plastic pint-sized vodka bottle during an argument about his alcohol usage. Officers spoke with Mr. Kane, who they noted was “highly intoxicated” but denied any allegations of assaulting his wife.
Jenell Fuller charged with DUI after nearly striking patrol car head-on in traffic
Officers say 25-year-old Jenell Fuller was driving on Providence Blvd on May 23rd when she crossed the center media and nearly struck a patrol vehicle head-on, which was traveling on the opposite side of the roadway. A traffic stop was immediately conducted, during which she admitted to drinking alcohol prior to driving. Fuller performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was taken into custody.
Daryl Coates charged with poking & pushing his neighbor while making threats to harm him
On March 29th, James Ball says he was outside of his apartment on Ringgold Road when he was approached by his neighbor, 44-year-old Daryl Coates. Coats reportedly pushed and poked Ball on his shoulder, arms, and chest, while threatening bodily harm. A complaint was taken, and an arrest warrant was issued, charging Coates with assault. Coates was served with the outstanding warrant on May 17th.
Easre Griffin faces felony charges after chasing and ramming a vehicle multiple times
28-year-old Easre Griffin is charged with felony aggravated assault after Kinashia Russell told police that Griffin rammed her vehicle at least four times on May 17th. The victim was traveling on Ashland City Road when she says Griffin was chasing her and rammed her as she was moving into the turning lane, then backed up and rammed her a second time. As the victim pulled into a parking lot, Griffing continued the chase, and when she caught up with the victim, she rammed the rear and the side of her vehicle in two separate hits. The victim says she has known Griffin for a few years, and identified her in a lineup, but did not say what the motive was. Officers documented extensive damage to the victim’s vehicle.
Collin Richards gets belligerent with clerk who refused to sell him more alcohol due to his level of intoxication
Clarksville Police Officer Novenario was on duty when he observed 22-year-old Collin Richards enter the Mapco at 1775 Madison Street and begin to act belligerent while inside. Due to his extreme level of intoxication, the clerk refused him any more alcohol, which he was attempting to purchase. Richards reportedly continued to become even more belligerent, at which time he was taken into custody for public intoxication.
James Potter charged with underage DWI after rolling his friend’s car #Prom
18-year-old James Potter was charged with underage driving while impaired Saturday night after he was driving his friend’s car, and it rolled over and crashed into a guardrail while he was picking his friend, Austin Beck, up from prom. Potter told police he lost control due to a “mechanical problem,” however Officer Nolan with CPD says Potter reeked of alcohol. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was taken into custody. After a stop for a blood draw at Tennova, he was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.