A three-year-old’s 25-year-old father, soldier William Esquerra, & 24-year-old stepmother, Nikola Eichlerova, told police they left the child asleep in their Independence Place apartment just after 3 p.m. Thursday and went to the complex’s gym. As they worked out, the child woke up and exited the third-floor apartment, and made his way to the basketball court, where he was noticed by other juveniles who alerted an employee of the complex. The toddler was able to lead the employee back to his apartment, and the parents were contacted via phone. Security video shows them entering the gym at 3:30 p.m. and staying until they receive the call at 3:54 p.m. The child is currently staying with his grandmother in Franklin, TN.
Josephin Zapata charged in 3 a.m. assault of ex-boyfriend
24-year-old Josefin Zapata is charged with the domestic assault of her ex-boyfriend, Gavonta’e Marshall, after a 3 a.m. argument on Thursday. The two were reportedly having a disagreement about their living situation when she became increasingly agitated and attacked him. Officers documented multiple scratch marks along the victim’s neck. Zapata was transported to booking and charged accordingly.
Jerrick Begay charged with DUI after fleeing from police and going to his home
Police say 32-year-old Jerrick Begay drove into a yield sign just after 1 p.m. last Friday and refused to stop for officers who were flagging him down. A few minutes later, a unit caught up with the vehicle, which was now parked at a home on Cunningham Lane. They met with Begay, who was inside, and noticed he was visibly intoxicated. He admitted to having two double shots of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey just prior to driving. He was taken into custody and charged with DUI.
DUI: Kaleb Dew had “three beers” at troubled Electric Cowboy before driving
21-year-old Kaleb Dew says he consumed “three beers” at the troubled Electric Cowboy last weekend before getting into his truck and driving just before 1 a.m. As he drove on College Street, an officer noticed him hit his brakes hard to make a stop at a light and that his headlights were not turned on. During a traffic stop, he performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI.
Gabriel Rich attempts to pull girlfriend from car; smashes window with rock
18-year-old Gabriel Rich was reportedly in an argument with his girlfriend, Brianna Dycus, on March 15, which turned physical once she attempted to leave the apartment with her mother. She says as she was in the passenger seat of the vehicle, he opened her door and attempted to pull her out of the car by pulling and yanking on her arm. She was able to shut the car door but sustained bruising on her wrist. As they drove away, Gabriel threw a rock threw and shattered the window in the driver’s side door.
Faith Stephens punches husband in face multiple times during argument
20-year-old Faith Stephens is charged with domestic assault after punching her husband, Aaron Braun, in the face multiple times. A witness, Tyler Squier, told police about the assault and stated she also punched him as he attempted to separate them. During an interview, Faith told police she punched her husband but did not wish to speak further about the incident. As she was being taken into custody, she began to scream and resist arrest. It took two officers to detain her in handcuffs.
Tiondra Lay discovered Hennessy Black was not her friend in Zaxby’s parking lot
23-year-old Tiondra Lay was found hanging out the side of her car in the Zaxby’s on Fort Campbell Blvd at 1 a.m. Wednesday. Officers arrived to check on her welfare and noted she was unresponsive behind the wheel with the car in drive and music blaring from the speakers. After a few attempts, she became alert and attempted to drive the car forward before it could be placed out of gear. She stated she had “five to seven shots of Hennessy Black” at her sister’s house prior to driving. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and later blew a 0.171% BAC on a breathalyzer.
Jaden Weaver continues to try to huff air dusters as he’s being taken into custody
19-year-old Jaden Weaver was found disoriented and walking in the middle of Sango Road late Monday night. As officers approached Weaver, who was wearing a black hoodie and weaving and wobbling on his feet, he was asked to empty his pockets. Weave produced a cloth, a bag, and a can of air duster. As he attempted to inhale more of the product, the officer stopped him and placed him under arrest for inhaling toxic vapors for the purpose of getting high.
Soldier Kamarin Poole claims girlfriend punched herself in the face three times
26-year-old Fort Campbell soldier Kamarin Poole was jailed on Mar 11th for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend as an argument turned violent on Tandy Drive. Poole told police that during an argument between him and his ex-girlfriend, Myra Lee, she pushed him. Poole states that he only pushed Myra off of him and that she sat on the couch and punched herself three times in the face. Myra told police that during the argument, Poole told her to stop talking or he would hit her, then stood over her while she was sitting. Myra said, “Kamarin, please’ which is when he grabbed her phone and reportedly hit her in the face. Police saw two abrasions on Myra’s face near her left eye. Due to their conflicting allegations, each party was interviewed further, and Myra revealed more information that determined Poole was the primary aggressor.
Jervion Akins walks into traffic with Patrón and marijuana
34-year-old Jervion Akins was jailed on March 11th after police received a call regarding a man walking into oncoming traffic just before 1 p.m. Officers located Akins on Dover Crossing Rd. Officers first noticed that there was an overwhelming odor of marijuana and shortly after noticed an overwhelming odor of alcohol coming from Akins. When Officers conducted a search, they located 30 grams of marijuana and an open bottle of Patrón. Akins was deemed intoxicated and a danger to himself in a public setting and taken into custody.
Gerardo Lazo free on $52,500 bond after DUI arrest
31-year-old Gerardo Lazo is free on a $52,500 bond after police say he was driving under the influence of alcohol on March 14. An officer noticed his vehicle as it was traveling near Governor’s Square Mall without head or tail lights. The vehicle was not maintaining a constant speed and was weaving between lanes. Lazo, who was in the driver’s seat, would only partially roll down the window during the traffic stop and had slurred speech when he told the officer he had consumed a “tall boy” about fifteen minutes prior to driving. He refused all testing, and a warrant was granted for his blood. Once at Tennova, he refused to remain still enough for a blood draw to be completed, and he was charged with tampering with evidence, adding $50,000 to his original $2,500 bond for DUI.
Alexis Johnson flees from police and wrecks car, leaves marijuana behind
19-year-old Alexis Johnson was doing donuts in a parking lot when Clarksville Police activated their lights and attempted to stop her. She fled the area and later wrecked her car at the Speedway on Providence Blvd. She fled on foot from the car and ran behind the Speedway, and was unable to be located. Officers searched the abandoned vehicle, which was registered to Johnson, and located 19 grams of marijuana. Johnson eventually came to the police station and wrote a statement in which she admitted to driving the wrecked car and fleeing from police.
DUI: Casey Langlois, 20, rear-ends vehicle after drinking at ‘Ghost Bridge’
20-year-old Casey Langlois says she was hanging out at “ghost bridge,” where she had two shots of alcohol before rear-ending a car on College Street near Johnny’s Big Burger Tuesday afternoon. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests, and officers located a bottle of Green Apple Smirnoff that was almost empty in her vehicle.
Adam Dalton assaults girlfriend after she disconnects his phone from the television
44-year-old Adam Dalton reportedly grabbed his girlfriend, Beverly Blanton, by the neck and placed her in a choke-hold before punching her in the face multiple times in November. She says she blacked out during the assault, which began because she disconnected his phone from the television. Officers documented injuries on the victim and issued a warrant for Dalton, who fled the residence. He was booked on that outstanding warrant this week.
Fort Campbell soldier Oliver Terry charged in 3 a.m. DUI
Deputies observed 24-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Oliver Terry speeding on Hwy 374 just after 3 a.m. Saturday and conducted a traffic stop. During the interaction, Deputy LaBeause said Terry reeked of alcohol and had slurred speech. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and consented to a blood draw, which was conducted at Tennova Sango prior to booking.
Damon Williams, father of seven, jailed after 173 grams of methamphetamine found in home
32-year-old Damon ‘Donke’ Williams was jailed on Mar 10th after a drug bust at his home on Caldwell Lane. The task force searched Williams’ home, where a woman and six of his seven children were present during the raid. Officers located different narcotics and narcotic paraphernalia items in Williams’ home and vehicle, including 173 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 1.7 grams of crack cocaine. There were 72 grams of a green leafy substance that tested positive for both marijuana and meth. To confirm, the green leafy substance was tested multiple times with different test kits. The paraphernalia items include digital scales, baggies, rolling papers, and blunt buster spray.
Casey Meadows assaults brother in an argument about tools
39-year-old Casey Meadows was jailed on March 9th after beating up his brother over an argument about tools. Police arrived on Shelton Ferry Road and spoke to Mark Meadows, who claims he and his brother Casey got into an argument about tools, and Casey started punching him in the face. Mark suffered a bloody ear and lip and minor injuries on his body. Casey has an extensive history of domestic violence and left the scene before the police arrived.
Tatiyana Payton charged with firing gun when boyfriend won’t let her inside – $50K bond
22-year-old Tatiyana Payton was jailed Mar 9th for firing a handgun out of anger when her boyfriend wouldn’t let her into his home. Jayvis Hall and Ms. Payton have dated on and off for three years. Payton went to Hall’s house on Morningside Drive to grab some of her things, but he wouldn’t let her into his home. He spoke to her through the door while she stood on the porch. Ms. Payton pulled out a small black handgun and waved it around while arguing back and forth with her boyfriend. She told him she wasn’t “messing around,” and she was going to “count to three.” Shortly after, Hall heard gunshots from outside his door, and he went further away from the door, inside of his home.
Brittany Williams charged after destroying her husband’s belongings in a rage
27-year-old Brittany Williams was jailed on Mar 10th after vandalizing her husband’s belongings at his home on Stafford Street. DeShawn Williams reported his door being broken and items being missing. Police observed items thrown all over the house. Chemicals were poured on the floor, and cologne bottles were broken. Mrs. Williams cut up a jean jacket with a kitchen knife that belonged to Mr. Williams. The Ring Camera showed Mrs. Williams coming to the home and leaving with several duffle bags. Mr. Williams claims that the bags were full of all his clothes. The Williams are still married but legally separated and no longer living together.
Claudia Jones charged with harassing the father of her children
27-year-old Claudia Jones is charged with the harassment of the father of her children, Cassidy Busbin. Despite being told to cease contact by both the victim and a law enforcement officer, Jones reportedly called, texted, and even contacted his employer, making threats related to the minor children.