Two 18-year-old APSU students now face domestic assault charges after an argument over a boy resulted in both women being injured; one was even transported to the hospital. Officers responded to Hand Village late Monday night to find 18-year-old Jada Dickerson sitting in a hallway with bloody fingernails and complaining of back pain. She says 18-year-old Kacie Hudson “got in her face” after accusing her of “talking to her boyfriend.” The two struggled, each claiming the other pushed first, leaving the dorm room in disarray with “furniture, hair, and nails on the floor,” according to a campus police report. Dickerson was transported to the hospital, and Hudson had a bite mark on her arm.
THP Trooper David Dacosta says 47-year-old Jason Lee Bentley was traveling at 60 mph in a 45 mph zone on Wilma Rudolph Blvd Friday night when he also changed lanes while speeding without using a signal. During a subsequent traffic stop, Bentley admitted to drinking two alcoholic beverages shortly before driving. After performing poorly on field sobriety tests, Bently was transported to Tennova Sango ER for a blood draw and charged with DUI. He had a prior DUI conviction in 1999.
Fort Campbell Soldier James Tipton says his live-in girlfriend, 27-year-old Kaylonnie Patterson-Coleman, with who he shares a joint Facebook account, slapped him in the face, and he captured the assault on camera. Officers documented redness in the area of his left eye. When questioned, Kaylonnie admitted to hitting Tipton during an argument at their apartment. She is charged with domestic assault.
Jeremy says he was in an argument with his girlfriend, 32-year-old Stephany Benton Rodriguez, and he asked her to leave his Grassmire Drive residence. He says she began to throw things and eventually pushed him, injuring his knee. Officers arrived at the location and observed a small injury and bleeding on the victim’s knee, and he stated his hand was hurting. Rodriguez claimed the argument was verbal and nothing physical occurred. Due to the victim’s injury, she was placed into custody and charged with domestic assault.
28-year-old Jasmine Nicole Stafford faces vandalism and felony assault charges after police say woke up her husband, DeCarlos Hooper, by flipping a table at him. Once he was awake and the argument went full throttle, she is accused of striking him in the arm with a large candle and grabbing a knife and threatening him with it, and smashing the screen of his phone. After the fight ended the victim walked out of the house and waited for police to arrive. Stafford was transported to jail.
Kelly Hughs says her husband, 31-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Ryan Christopher Hughes, headbutted her twice and scratched her as he attempted to take her phone by force Saturday morning. Officers arrived at the Wingfield Court residence just before 11 a.m., and Ryan admitted that the two had a physical altercation over her phone.
26-year-old Joshua Costas Gonzalez was in a fight at the Electric Cowboy just before 2 a.m. Saturday and police and medics responded for assistance as security had him detained at the time. Gonzalez was agitated and refused to speak with officers, and refused all medical assistance. He was told to leave the property and not to return that night, and a friend took him home. Just under an hour later, Gonzalez returned to the club with his family, including his parents, at which time he was charged with public intoxication and criminal trespass.
Clarksville Police responded to the MAPCO at 2099 Wilma Rudolph Blvd on August 27th to find 28-year-old Connor Lawson House, who has been covered for his multiple prior arrests in Nashville, hiding in the bathroom eating a bag of chips he didn’t pay for. Management reported he had come into the store multiple times today and hid in the store’s restroom while eating and drinking food he took from the shelves without paying for it. Officers say he was intoxicated and reeked of alcohol. He was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
Officers responded to a domestic call on Fleming Road Thursday afternoon after Crystal Diamond called 911 to report her cousin, 63-year-old Gerald Wayde Burrows, was drunk and yelling at his mother, Joan Jackson. The dispatcher reported hearing Mr. Burrows yelling during the call. His mother reported that their argument was only verbal, but Mr. Burrows did assault Ms. Diamond earlier. He had been allowing her to stay at the residence but now considered her unwelcome and hit her in the arm while she was cooking. He was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault.
Police say 18-year-old Ta’Zaiah Juleiah Ann Fairrow began to punch the father of her child, Michael Scott, in the face three times while in the parking lot of Dodge’s convenience store on Fort Campbell Blvd on August 21st. As he exited his driver’s seat to get away from her attack, she climbed into the driver’s seat and drove the vehicle away. At the time of her arrest for this assault, she had an outstanding warrant charging her with the assault of a 16-year-old child at a Domino’s Pizza in February.
Amid a local civil court proceeding, an order of protection was issued and recently continued, which prohibits 29-year-old Randy Royce from contacting an involved party. The protected party reports he called them twice on August 25th, in violation of the agreed-upon order. He was booked into custody just a few hours after the calls were placed.
44-year-old Katy Hartsgrove Phillips, who was the Northwest High School Valedictorian in 1995 and was honored by the 99th Tennessee General Assembly, which declared her “display of intellectual prowess and inner drive surely bodes well for her future success,” was charged with DUI this week after crashing the vehicle she was driving at Madison & Maple Street. Responding officers say she was unable to stand without swaying and reeked of alcohol when they arrived at 7:01 p.m. Phillips refused field sobriety tests but consented to a blood draw for testing.
43-year-old Christine Diane Styles somehow managed to be jailed on both a DUI and a domestic assault charge after a singular incident this week in Clarksville. Nicholas Styles told police his wife, Christine ‘Christy’ Styles was in an argument with an employee, and when he attempted to break it up, she punched him in the chest. The argument continued to the upper floor of their Franklin Street home, where he says she then assaulted him a second time.
She left in his vehicle and returned a short time later, only to jump on top of him, bite his arm, and punch him in the face several more times. By the time police arrived, she had fled the scene in his vehicle once again and returned while they were interviewing Mr. Styles and documenting red marks on his stomach, a bite mark on his arm, and multiple abrasions to his face.
As she pulled up in his GMC Sierra, officers say she was obviously intoxicated, reeked of alcohol, and admitted to drinking “several glasses of wine.” She would later blow a 0.149% BAC. She is charged with DU and domestic assault.
79-year-old Thomas Theophilus Tanner was jailed this week after his son called 911 to report his father, who is nearly 80 and weighs 150 pounds, “threatened him with a screwdriver.” Deputy Ryan Foster arrived at the location and made contact with the son, Thomas Tanner Jr., who stated his dad was inside the home working on an electrical box, and when asked to stop he reportedly told his son he would stab him with a screwdriver if he didn’t step back from him.
The father told deputies he absolutely said those words to his son; as he was coming too close too him, he was backed into a small area and felt threatened because his son is a much bigger man than he is. The son told the deputy he was afraid for himself and his grandmother, and the father was jailed and charged with felony aggravated assault.
59-year-old Douglas Wayne Bourne is charged with the assault of his 19-year-old daughter’s boyfriend, Jerome Alexander. All three live at the same residence, and Emily says Jerome was upset at the way her dad grabbed a dog. Jerome states Mr. Bournce punched him in the chest, and he had to take control of him and hold him down to make him stop, and a video supported this, which showed the assault. When interviewed by police, Douglas Bourne stated, “it was a family argument, nothing happened, and now it is over.” Bourne was charged with domestic assault and transported to booking.
63-year-old Harold Baker is now charged with felony burglary after loss prevention associate Nicholas Mullins at the Walmart on Fort Campbell Blvd says they recognized him from May when he was trespassed from the business. The associate called Clarksville Police and reported that Baker once again had taken items from a retail shelf and carried them to a register, and concealed them in a bag, while paying for other items. He is free on a $5,000 bond.
26-year-old Claudius Joseph Maybir was jailed this week and charged with domestic assault after his wife, Verona Sipili, says he hit her with a toy gun and punched her in the throat. The couple argued on August 24th, and police responded to the home. Maybir says nothing happened, and the argument was only verbal.
Clarksville Police responded to a domestic disturbance Wednesday on E Street and spoke with 24-year-old Breanna Jeanette Crisp, who stated she was in an argument with her boyfriend, Caleb ‘CJ’ Pickney, and he had assaulted her. She advised she had slapped Pickney in the face to ‘get him out of her way,’ and in return, he pushed her out of the front door as she was walking by him. She admits she was never blocked in, and her movements were never restricted. She was deemed to be the primary aggressor and booked into custody for domestic assault.
23-year-old Decarlos Lamontaz Batey was jailed this week after a judge forfeited his bond when he failed to appear in court several months ago on a simple citation received for driving on a suspended license in 2019. A judge set a new bond at $2,500, which he posted. He is scheduled to appear in court again later this month.
24-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Brooke Kimbria Fletcher is charged with two counts of assault after a fight at the Waffle House on Fort Campbell Blvd. Victims Angel Sanders and Abramian Elayshia ‘Lay’ Majors both swore out warrants after being injured in the rumble. Both affidavits detail Fletcher grabbing their hair and punching and beating the victims, leaving them with several injuries, including swelling, scratches, and bruises. A second suspect is unnamed in the arrest warrant. (VIDEO IS #NSFW)