Lanautica Smith booked on outstanding warrant after fight with her mother

23-year-old Lanautica Danielle Smith was jailed this week on an outstanding warrant from 2019 charging her with vandalism and interference with an emergency call. The 24-month-old warrant details that Lanautica was in a verbal altercation with her mother, Tonya, about removing items from her home. Tonya stated she was going to call 911, and Lanautica reportedly grabbed the phone out of her hands and smashed it on the ground. A warrant was issued for her arrest as she fled the scene before police arrived.

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DUI: Adam Branam crashes car in stranger’s front yard at 4 a.m.

31-year-old Adam Wayne Branam told Clarksville Police he consumed 6 tallboy cans of beer before wrecking into a random person’s front yard on Tiny Town Road just after 4 a.m. Saturday. Officers arrived to find his sports car wrecked, and Branam stated he had just “lost control.” He was visibly intoxicated and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. He initially agreed to a blood draw but refused once at the hospital, stating he wanted to “delay the process,” forcing the officer to request a warrant, which was granted.

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Gregory Dejarnett charged after striking and bruising daughter with belt & shoe

31-year-old Gregory Deon Dejarnett admits to striking his five-year-old daughter on the buttocks so hard with a belt and a shoe that it left severe bruising on her buttocks and bruising on her arm. Police say he also left bruises when he pulled her by the arm and grabbed her hair. The child victim was seen by medical professionals who reported the bruises were consistent with abuse and took significant force to inflict. Dejarnett admitted to leaving bruises on his daughter one other time during an interview.

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Christopher Lopez charged in $8K embezzlement from Dollar General in Clarksville

20-year-old Christopher Lopez signed a statement, admitting to embezzling over $8000 from the Edmonson Ferry Dollar General store in Clarksville. The manager of the location first began the investigation after noticing a loss of $200 – $300 each day Lopez worked. Lopez admitted to stealing cash and cards over the past five months, for a total theft of $8,320.

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Dézhan Dillard charged in assault of boyfriend, Devionne Wright; douses cigar with water

21-year-old Dézhan Dillard (Dézhan James Marcellis Dillard) was reportedly upset about something, and when his boyfriend, Devionne G. Wright, laughed about it, Dézhan poured water on the cigar he was smoking. Wright tossed his keys at Dézhan, and then the two tussled. A witness attempted to separate the lovers until Dézhan reportedly grabbed a knife and threatened to cut Devionne, and swung and struck the witness.

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Brittney Howard assaults neighbor with a milkshake to the face

Amanda Tyra says she went next door to retrieve her dog from the yard of her neighbor on Lakeview Road, 34-year-old Brittney Howard. As she was leaving the yard, Howard came outside screaming and starting an argument. As Tyra was walking in the street, Howard followed her and threw a milkshake in her face, and punched her. Officers documented redness on Tyra’s face from what appeared to be an injury from an assault.

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Paradise Anderson charged with burglary after beating her baby’s daddy

Clarksville Police got creative when they charged 27-year-old Paradise Arzelia Lorena Anderson with felony burglary on May 5th. Her ex-boyfriend says that on that day, he declined to let her pick up the child they have in common, and the argument quickly became physical. She reportedly forced open the door of his vehicle and attempted to remove the key from the ignition. During this attempt, she punched and scratched him multiple times, and officers documented scratches and a welt on his face from the assault. A warrant was issued for her arrest.

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Julie Ou charged with punching a juvenile victim in the face

32-year-old Julie Ou is charged with the domestic assault of a 14-year-old victim who lives with her. The juvenile is on probation and reported to her probation officer that she was assaulted, who, in turn, contacted Clarksville Police. The victim says she was arguing with Julie on May 8th when Julie came up the stairs and out to the back deck and punched her head, and grabbed her hair. Julie then reportedly punched her in the face. Officers documented an injury on the victim’s face near her right eye.

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