27-year-old Joscelyn Garcia reportedly became violent with her boyfriend, Kevin Cristerna, and hit him in the face multiple times on January 26. Officers responded to the domestic assault call and observed injuries to the victim, including a scratch on his bottom lip. Garcia admitted to the assault and was taken into custody.
18-year-old APSU Student Samuel Grigg is free on a $2,500 bond after Campus Police Officer Dustin Scroggins charged him with possession of 33.8 grams of marijuana in his dorm room. The campus housing authority had alerted police they believed drugs were in the dorm room. Officers say they smelled marijuana immediately upon arrival. Grigg admitted to possessing the green leafy goodness and was transported to jail.
29-year-old Princess Ashford was involved in a road rage incident on January 23 near the Shell Sudden Service on Alfren Thun Road just before 6 p.m. As she was speaking with officers, she was told she was being detained and was not free to leave. Moments later, Ashford jumped in her white Nissan Versa and fled the scene while driving on a suspended license. Warrants were issued for her arrest, which she was later booked on.
27-year-old Kevin ‘Spark-plug’ Risher was driving on Dover Road in the early morning hours of January 24 without any headlights or taillights, according to police. Officers conducted a traffic stop, and Risher had trouble providing his license and fumbled throughout the interaction. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking, where he was charged with DUI. Risher has one prior DUI charge, which was reduced to careless driving.
Deputies received a call just before midnight on January 24 about a suspected drunk driver. Officers located the vehicle and made contact with the driver, 37-year-old Leah Hughes. She was reportedly slow with her motor functions and had slurred speech. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI. At the time of her arrest, Hughes was out on bond, of which a condition disallowed her from consuming alcohol. Several containers of alcohol were discovered in her vehicle.
When we last covered 29-year-old Marquis Moultrie, he was finally being brought before a judge to begin to answer for the 2015 robbery of Sam’s Tobacco store. He posted a new $15,000 bond and failed to appear for the next four court dates. His bond company was issued a final forfeiture notice, and this week they were able to track down their bond jumper. Jamie Thomas and his team took Moultrie into custody. He remains jailed in lieu of a new $30,000 bond.
33-year-old Brittney Kennedy failed to show up for court for a drug-related probation violation on a theft case from 2022. She filed a motion to have her warrant recalled after she jumped bond and also failed to show up for that court date. Jamie Thomas and his bounty hunter team say they beat on her door for several minutes this week until she eventually opened the door and surrendered herself to them.
30-year-old Jessica Palm was driving her 2015 Nissan Sentra on Hwy 76 just after 2 a.m. Wednesday morning when police say she began to make erratic lane changes and could not stay between the lines of any particular lane as she traveled West. Deputy Acevdeo conducted a traffic stop and observed Palm to be intoxicated and with slow movements when asked to do tasks. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and provided a blood sample at Tennova Sango before being transported to booking, where she was charged with DUI. Officers noted she has a history of DUI charge(s), but no convictions.
Deputies say 39-year-old real estate investor and self-described ‘lifestyle coach’ Adam Johnson threatened to kill his 13-year-old stepson, and threw him against a bed frame and assaulted him once before. The most recent incident occurred on January 20, when the victim’s 16-year-old sister called 911 as Johnson was screaming he was actually going to kill the child. Adam’s wife, Clarksville’s self-proclaimed ‘AirBNB Expert’ Asury Johnson, says at 4 p.m. that day, her husband stated he intended to “put his hands” on her son and assault him. The couple argued while she stood in the doorway to prevent him from hurting her son. Adam fled the scene before police arrived and refused to return when contacted by officers.
During an interview, the child disclosed that his stepfather had previously assaulted him when he believed he cursed during a video game. The child says Adam grabbed his VR headset and threw his body against a bed frame, and then violently shook him, striking the back of his head multiple times. During that incident, Adam was also reportedly threatening to kill the child. He was booked on the outstanding domestic assault warrant five days after the incident.
VIDEO: A student at Northwest High School assaulted another student with a tire iron Friday morning. A school resource officer was then able to disarm the tire iron from the student, as seen in the video below.
28-year-old Ashley Price was sitting in the middle of Fallow Circle when officers responded to multiple calls about her causing a disturbance in the neighborhood. She was extremely intoxicated and became irate after her mother, Lora Smith, deemed her too drunk to drive and took her keys away from her. Her mother then locked her out of the house, leaving Ashley in the attached garage. Upset she was unable to drive, she vandalized items inside the garage, including stored decorations, and then covered the driveway in items she threw from the garage. She shattered the ring video doorbell in the process. The damage was estimated to be $2,600. A search incident to her arrest revealed a prescription bottle of Phentermine issued to Leo Moody.
25-year-old Andrea Moore faces multiple charges after police say she attempted to cash four fake money orders at a Madison Street business on January 23. Store employee Emily Burgess suspected the money orders were not genuine and contacted Publix, who was purported to have issued them, and it was determined they were fraudulent. A search incident to arrest also located marijuana in her purse.
Remember 22-year-old Dylan Kolenda, who in December drunkenly broke into his neighbor’s home, believing it was his own? He was charged with public intoxication at the time and released from custody. The homeowner, Gregory Brooks, then sought out an additional warrant for assault, which Kokend was booked on this week. Brooks says that during the interaction, Kolenda was hitting his TDOC-issued government vehicle. When confronted, he reportedly assaulted Brooks, who is a 240-pound security professional, leaving scratches on his face and an injury to his left leg. Brooks signed an affidavit, and a magistrate issued the private-prosecution warrant.
38-year-old Michael Moultrie, the face of club N’QUIRE, was jailed early Saturday morning after crashing his vehicle near Ft. Campbell Blvd & Lafayette Rd. Officers arrived and noted he reeked of alcohol, and Moultrie stated he was drinking alcohol at the troubled Electric Cowboy prior to driving. He told police he was contacting his lawyer and would not answer further questions. When read the implied consent law, Moultrie closed his eyes and refused to answer. 13.58 grams of marijuana was located in the vehicle, and he was driving on a suspended license and was unable to provide proof of insurance.
36-year-old Mary Louise Andrews faces a felony aggravated domestic assault charge after her husband, Matthew Richardson, called 911 stating his life was in danger. As officers arrived at their Periwinkle Place residence, the husband could be heard yelling for help through the front door. He stated Mary had struck him with a belt buckle across the back and was in fear for his life. Mary reportedly had followed him throughout the home, assaulting him with various objects and even stabbing holes in a door while attempting to get to him before police arrived.
Staff at the TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Clarksville asked 32-year-old Stephen Fragoso to leave their property after causing an issue. He refused and demanded to be trespassed, so Clarksville Police responded and issued a trespass notice. The officer waited for Fragoso to gather his things and noticed he quickly snatched a small bag from the center of the bed and stuff it in his pocket. When asked what it was, Fragoso stated it was Ecstasy pills, which tested positive for MDMA. All seven pills were seized, and he was taken into custody. Fragoso, who stated he worked for the D.O.D., told police he would not be returning to Clarksville as he lives in Arizona.
21-year-old Desiree Gulley and 27-year-old Douvosier Dana Vallier went to a half-dozen pharmacies across the city on January 19th, attempting to fill multiple fake prescriptions for ‘Sizzurp’ aka lean (Promethazine And Codeine). Andy’s pharmacy was their first attempt that day, and the pharmacist alerted the police after he verified the prescription was fake. When he was verifying that prescript, the ladies made their way to Town and Country Pharmacy, then Medicine Shoppe, and Sango Pharmacy – all of which called the police to report the forgery. Officers were eventually able to conduct a traffic stop as they left one of the stores and caught them with a bottle of lean and multiple blank scripts and paper with doctors’ signatures, along with a bag of marijuana. The bond for each was set at $80,000.
24-year-old Abigail Browning was charged with domestic assault on January 16th after her husband, Naizjal Quarles, reported to police that she pushed him on his shoulders multiple times. The two were reportedly in a verbal altercation that led up to the assault.
Police say 24-year-old Tristan Hanif called 911 at 5 a.m. on January 2 to report someone hit his car in a parking lot on Polk Street, and a report was taken. At 10 a.m., two residents of Anita Court noticed their cars had been hit in their parking lot, too. A bumper was located at that scene, leftover from the crash, and the VIN was traced back to Hanif. During a second interview, Hanif admitted the he was drinking alcohol earlier in the evening and had no memory of what actually happened that night. He is charged with felony filing a false report.
Police say 47-year-old Heidi Dattilo ran off the road just after 11 p.m. on January 16, near the intersection of Hwy 149 & Palmyra Road, and impacted a guardrail. THP Trooper Trevor Case responded to the scene and observed Dattilo to be uneasy on her feet and with slurred speech. She stated she had not consumed any alcohol but had taken her “nighttime medicine,” which she knew she was not supposed to drive on. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI and failure to exercise due care.