On March 1st, at approximately 11:54 pm, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a shooting in progress call at Walmart, 1680 Ft. Campbell Blvd. At 12:11 am, officers located the suspect, 42-year-old Christopher Clark (white male), coming out of the woods behind Planet Fitness, 1600 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Clark was taken into custody without incident. The victim has been identified as 55-year-old William Eakes Jr. (white male). At this time there is no known connection between Clark and Eakes.
28-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Benjamin Kern is charged with stalking his estranged wife using an Apple AirTag placed inside the car seat of their child to track her whereabouts. During an interview with police, Kern admitted to placing the AirTag in the car seat. There was an existing military order of protection in place at the time of the incident.
31-year-old Greyson Dean-Poirer was being transported by medics on February 10th and consented to a search by Clarksville Police. Officers located a small clear baggie containing crystal methamphetamine. Officers also located a second baggie containing meth inside a cigarette pack which Dean-Poirer had discarded nearby.
Police say 27-year-old Tyler Digangi and his child’s mother, Taylor Yeager, were in an argument when he suddenly clenched both fists and came at her in an aggressive manner from across the room while telling her to “shut the F— Up!”. He broke several pieces of small furniture as he raged across the room, placing her in imminent fear of being injured. She told police this was almost a daily occurrence.
18-year-old Tiffany Brewer is charged with the domestic assault of her stepmother, Marilyn Jones. Jones reported her stepdaughter “struck her on the hand” while she was on the phone during an argument. A Sheriff’s deputy took Brewer into custody after she admitted to striking her, and also documented a red mark on the victim’s left hand. She remains jailed in lieu of a $250 bond, five days after her arrest.
Police say 35-year-old Shemiko Harris was in an argument with her husband, Darius Dimitri Hassell, over “marital issues” when she suddenly took a silver pocket knife and pointed it at his face and head, demanding that he leave the residence. She reportedly continued to point the knife at him until he packed his belongings.
28-year-old Brandon Bassett is jailed in lieu of a $250,000 bond after being indicted by the Montgomery County Grand Jury on 5 counts of aggravated sexual battery of a victim under 13 years of age. The incidents occurred on five days in October of 2020 when the victim was 11-years-old.
24-year-old Tad Wilkinson was riding as the front seat passenger of a vehicle owned by Maurice Stegall, and driven by Jonathan Collier. When police stopped the vehicle due to both tail lights not functioning, everyone denied ownership of a backpack in the backseat which contained marijuana, scales, baggies, and cigarillos. Wilkinson is one of the three now charged with felony drug possession with intent to distribute, and is free on a $26,000 bond. Collier & Wilkinson work for ‘Casino Handyman’, a company owned by Maurice Stegall.
34-year-old Orlandes Maurice Stegall was riding as backseat passenger of his vehicle, which was being driven by Jonathan Collier, with Tad Wilkinson in the front passenger seat. When police stopped the vehicle due to both tail lights not functioning, everyone denied ownership of a backpack in the backseat which contained marijuana, scales, baggies, and cigarillos. Stegall is one of the three now charged with felony drug possession with intent to distribute, and is free on a $12,000 bond. Wilkinson and Collier, who both work for Stegall’s company ‘Casino Handyman’, are free on $26,000 bonds each, for the same charges.
Less than two months after getting married, Clarksville Police say 19-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Amelia Schlosser pushed her wife, Isabella Lee, late Monday night at their apartment in front of a group of witnesses. While there were approximately five different versions of events from five different people, every version included Amelia pushing Isabella after the verbal argument escalated. Police took Schlosser into custody, charging her with domestic assault.
Clarksville, Tennessee auto dealer Andrew Oliver was charged today with bank fraud, resulting from a fraudulent scheme in which he obtained loans from several credit unions for the same vehicles, announced U.S. Attorney Mark H. Wildasin for the Middle District of Tennessee.
During last week’s meeting of the City of Clarksville Parking Commission, Commission member Andrea Herrera asked a reporter to stop recording a portion of the public meeting, in violation of the state’s open meeting act, which allows for all portions of a meeting to be viewed, accessed, and recorded as a matter of public record. Herrera also asked for a special parking exception to be made for one of her employees, which seems to be a direct conflict of interest to her new role, and was visibly upset when the other commissioners didn’t necessarily accommodate her.
27-year-old Fort Campbell soldier Steven Becerra was ousted from the Electric Cowboy Saturday night and was escorted out by security. He ignored requests to call for a ride and to leave the property, and also refused to call for a ride when officers arrived. Due to his level of intoxication, he was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
CPD Officer Justin Bolden responded to Victory Road just before 6 a.m. on February 20th, where 40-year-old Ryeojin Cheon had crashed her vehicle into a tree. She reportedly reeked of alcohol and performed poorly on all field sobriety tests. She is charged with DUI.
20-year-old Aila Michel Thomas says she ate a 400mg marijuana brownie bar shortly before she kicked APSU Campus Police Officer Levi Grubb in his groin and assaulted Officer Gabby Linn. The two had responded to a 911 hangup call from Eriksson Hall to find Thomas running around the common area of the dorm screaming “I’m high as hell!” and stating she was about to pass out.
26-year-old Riley Fairbert is charged with the domestic assault of his girlfriend, Hannah Picklesimer, after she reported to police he slammed her head into the kitchen floor “shared enough for her to see spots” after several arguments. Officers documented a mark on her head as well as several strands of hair where her head impacted the floor.
Agents with the 19th Judicial District Drug Task Force got a surprise as they prepared to execute a controlled delivery of 15 pounds of marijuana that had been intercepted in a FedEx shipment on February 15th. As they were conducting surveillance on the Faye Drive home in Clarksville after they had delivered the package, a UPS delivery truck arrived and dropped off an unexpected identical box at the home. A short time later, 37-year-long Shaneka Anjel Long 27-year-old Byron Brown arrived in a Jeep and took both packages inside.
Agents executed the search warrant and located their known package of 15 pounds of marijuana, and the UPS package, which was an additional 15-pound package of marijuana. In total, 30 pounds of marijuana were seized, in addition to various drugs and paraphernalia throughout the house and Jeep, including crack cocaine, a digital scale, and a handgun.
Police were patrolling 1600 Ft. Campbell Blvd when they observed 20-year-old Courtney James and another man having a “heated argument” during which James threatened to kill the other man. During a pat-down of James, officers located a pocket knife with a 2.5″ blade which was open in his pocket. He was charged with assault due to the victim being put in a state of fear due to his statements.
Clarksville Police say 30-year-old Zla Holder failed to completely stop at a stop sign on the night of February 12th while driving his silver Ford F-150. As officer Steven Davis initiated a traffic stop and approached the vehicle, Holder fled the vehicle and ran behind a row of houses in the neighborhood. He was located soon after and gave consent to search his vehicle. Officers located an open bottle of Jameson, an open can of Mike’s Twisted Tea, two empty bottles of brandy, and 0.99 grams of marijuana.
Holder admitted to drinking at the casino earlier and consuming some of the Twisted Tea drink. Police say that “due to his ability to run while evading arrest, and successful completion of field sobriety tests” he was not charged with DUI.