32-year-old Toya Canty was jailed on May 16th for stabbing her boyfriend in the abdomen after an argument at their home on Eldos Trace Circle. When police arrived, Isaiah Jackson was in critical condition; they performed first aid until he was life-flighted to Vanderbilt Hospital. Canty was immediately taken into custody and questioned at the precinct. She told police that she and Jackson were arguing, and he followed her around after asking to be left alone because she was upset. She claims he then pushed her to the ground and stomped her face with his work boots. Officers only observed a small cut and a ripped shirt strap but no injuries corresponding to Canty’s statement.
Tag: aggravated assault
Akia Smith pulls butter knife on boyfriend during argument about money
28-year-old Akia Smith is charged with domestic assault after she reportedly pulled a butter knife on her boyfriend, Demarcus Love, after she accused him of stealing her money. The argument happened in the early morning hours of May 14th after the couple returned home from Nashville and began to argue about the money they had made overnight. He had initially chest bumped her, causing her to first call the police. Love says he was in fear of bodily injury when she refused to put down the knife. The incident was recorded on the victim’s cell phone.
Del Powers pulls a pistol on neighbor during dispute over property line
58-year-old Del Powers was jailed on April 1st for allegedly threatening to shoot his neighbor after an argument about their property line on Sawmill Road. Mr. Powers told police that there had been some dispute about the property line with his neighbor Mr. John Kieselbach. Powers said that his neighbor got into his face and he shoved him back. That’s when Kieselbach punched Powers in the face, knocking him back a few steps. Powers said that his friend Gary Hall was with him, and after getting punched in the face, he gave him his pistol to keep away from him. Mr. Kieselbach told police that Powers pulled out his pistol and told him he was going to shoot him and his son but then gave the pistol to Mr. Hall and said take this before I shoot him and his son. Mr. Kieselbach’s teenage son corroborated his father’s statement.
Corron Wilson pulls gun on girlfriend when he can’t find his phone, per report
21-year-old Corron Wilson was jailed on April 1st after pulling a gun out on his girlfriend when he couldn’t find his phone. Police responded to Royster Lane and spoke with Shakya Harris, who told police that she and her boyfriend argued because he couldn’t find his phone. He then pulled a gun from his pocket and started waving it around, telling Shakya that he would hit her with it if she didn’t give him his phone. Shakya told Wilson she didn’t have his phone, and he pushed her in the chest. Shakya fell to the ground, and Wilson left before the police arrived.
Verona Sipili charged with punching husband while holding knife during argument
32-year-old Verona Sipili is charged with domestic assault after an altercation with her husband on March 27. Claudius Maybir says the couple had an argument about their living situation when she began to punch him and tried to slap his phone away from him while holding a kitchen knife by her side. He says he was placed in fear for his life by her demeanor and “assaultive behavior.”
Dalton Lawrence jailed for February shooting — $500,000 bond
28-year-old Dalton Lawrence is now jailed in lieu of a half-million dollar bond for a February shooting. A female witness says Lawrence was at the male victim’s Waters Edge home on February 23, where they two were engaged in an argument. She says she then heard a loud ‘pop,’ and the victim stated he had been shot. Lawrence fled the scene in a white SUV but was positively identified from a photo line-up.
Brandon Patton punches girlfriend, disconnects her call to 911
25-year-old Brandon Patton reportedly took the phone of his girlfriend, Alayah Robinson, during an argument on March 19. When she attempted to retrieve her phone, she said he punched her. She was able to grab the phone and call 911, but shortly after, he pulled the phone from her, disconnected the call, and began punching her again.
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.
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.
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.
Soldier Brian Daigle jailed after brandishing handgun toward neighbor during dispute
24-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Brian Daigle was jailed on a $50,000 bond Saturday night after a neighbor said Daigle pointed a handgun at him and shrugged while stating, “you’re lucky.” The two had been in prior disturbances, which resulted in words being exchanged Saturday as Daigle was leaving his residence and observed his neighbor outside. The victim was placed in fear for their life, and Daigle was charged with felony aggravated assault. Daigle is scheduled to separate from the Army in May 2023.
Randy Salyers accused of digging thumbs into wife’s throat, strangling her
Angelina Salyers told police that her 31-year-old husband, Randell Salyers, put his hand around her neck and dug his thumbs into her throat, strangling her while yelling at her. She says she had trouble breathing during the assault. She says the argument occurred after she got home from work but did include the specifics. Salyers is charged with aggravated domestic assault.
Takisha Rogers brandished handgun during road rage incident
Police say 46-year-old Takisha Rogers brandished her handgun at a mother and daughter in a road rage incident on I-24 on February 10. Ms. Leigh Marquez and her daughter, Savanah Williams, were driving near exit 11 when Rogers, who was driving a red car, cut them off and slammed on the brakes. As the ladies passed her, they saw Rogers brandishing a black handgun with a silver tip and pointing it at them. They called 911 and observed the car exit and park at Rossview High School. Officers located Rogers and the handgun in her vehicle. Rogers claimed she never brandished her handgun but could not explain how they positively identified it otherwise.
Clarksville Lawyer Michael K. Williamson charged with felony assault of wife
64-year-old Michael Williamson was jailed on Sunday night, charged with the felony aggravated assault of his wife, Larson Faye Williamson. Deputies responded to their Maxshire Court residence just after 7:30 p.m. Sunday for a domestic disturbance call. Both parties were reportedly drunk, and after investigating, deputies determined Michael to be the primary aggressor. During an argument, he is alleged to have pushed his wife and thrown her down onto a chair with one hand while grabbing her neck and upper chest area. The victim’s injuries were documented and consisted of irritation and bruising on her body.
Michael K. Williamson is a debt, criminal defense, and divorce attorney in Clarksville, where he has practiced for over thirty years.
Jeffery Gray charged in assault of his wife; strangles her on the bed
25-year-old Jeffery Gray is facing multiple charges after an argument with his wife on February 7 got out of hand. The victim says Gray got on top of her on the bed and began to choke her as the argument escalated. As she attempted to call 911, he grabbed the phone from her. As she was able to escape his grasp on the bed and stand up, he reportedly strangled her from behind.
Shavoka Reed stabs husband’s ex-wife in argument over disciplining children
Theresa Ball says she got into an argument with her ex-husband’s new wife on February 6th, 41-year-old Shavoka Reed, over disciplining her children. Ball reportedly picked up a pole and went toward Reed’s vehicle, and kicked it. Reed went into the house and retrieved a knife, which she used to stab Ball in the arm.
Musician j.vis (Joel Tobias) charged in assault of girlfriend during breakup
Linette Castellanos told police she was amid a breakup with her boyfriend, 30-year-old Joel Tobias, this week. He returned home after a night of drinking Friday night and was upset. When she refused to discuss the top with him, he became agitated, and she locked herself in a bathroom. He eventually convinced her he was calm, and she opened the door. Tobias then pushed his way in and began to punch her and strangle her, according to police. Officers arrived at 5:52 a.m. and transported Tobias to jail, charged with aggravated domestic assault.
Isis Navarro Cruz charged after twisting her lover’s ‘man missile’ during fight
Chris Fuoco says his girlfriend, 30-year-old Isis Tatiana ‘Taty’ Navarro-Cruz, grabbed his ‘man missile’ and twisted it during an argument on February 2. She then reportedly bit him on the arm. An officer reviewed a video of the incident, which shows ISIS became upset when she realized he was recording their initial argument. She initially threw a beer can at her lover and eventually charged him in an effort to take the phone from him. Isis is out on bond from a prior domestic assault in January.
Krystel Iverson chases husband through house, attacks him from behind
Police viewed home security video, which they say showed 36-year-old Krystel Iverson chasing her husband, David Iverson, around the home on January 31, eventually catching up with him and placing one arm around his neck and another around his mouth. She also admitted to slapping him prior to the chase. The altercation was reportedly about the parenting styles of their children. Officers documented red marks on the victim’s neck.