Couple leaves toddler in apartment while they go to gym — William Esquerra & Nikola Eichlerova

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.

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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.

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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.

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Fort Campbell Soldier Wendy Osias charged with stealing a wig from Strandz by Nicole

21-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Wendy Osias was booked on an outstanding warrant Wednesday, charging him with the theft of a wig in October. Dominique Nall says she sold Wendy a wig valued at $509 at Strandz By Nicole, which is seen on video at the business. After purchasing, Osias disputed the charge with his bank and put a stop payment on the transaction. Ms. Nall has text messages between Osias and his spouse in reference to the payment that she says she never received, as it was disputed.

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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.

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DUI: Soldier Jasmyne Bray crahsed into ‘Welcome to Clarksville’ sign after ‘one shot’

22-year-old For Campbell Soldier Jasmyne Bray crashed her car into the “Welcome to Clarksville” sign near state line road just after 3 a.m. Sunday, according to Officer LaJoie who responded to the crash. The Nissan Altima was unoccupied at the time. A witness stated he saw the driver leave the scene with another individual. Officers got in contact with Bray, who she admitted that she was the one driving and had left the scene. She then returned to the scene of the accident and stated that she had one shot to drink earlier that evening. Bray agreed to perform sobriety tests and performed poorly. She was arrested for driving under the influence.

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Fort Campbell Soldier Nathaniel Merck charged in 4 a.m. DUI — asleep behind the wheel

21-year-old Nathaniel Merck was found slumped over the wheel of his Volkswagen Passat just before 5 a.m. Saturday near 101st & Trenton Road. Merck was at a traffic light with his vehicle in drive, and several light cycles occurred after the officer arrived. His vehicle began to roll through the intersection as he became alert. Officers had to break through the window of the car, unlock the door, and place the car in park as he was driving toward a ditch. Merck performed poorly on field sobriety tests and admitted he was drunk. He later blew a 0.142% BAC on a breathalyzer.

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DUI: Rakkasan Ryan Ian Bedell crashes into 3 parked cars after “two beers”

32-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Ryan Ian Bedell told Clarksville police he had a “couple of beers” before he crashed his red Chevrolet truck into three parked cars on Carter Road. Officers arrived and reported Bedell had red, bloodshot eyes and reeked of alcohol. When asked how drunk he was on a scale of 1-10, Bedell stated, “2”. He performed poorly on all field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI. Bedell is a member of the 187 3rd Battalion, an Iron Rakkasan.

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Soldier Sam Heitlauf charged after pulling guns on friends & making threats while drunk

20-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Hans Samuel “Sam” Heitlauf was drinking with a group of friends at his house late Thursday night, including John Scott and JaMichael Moore. Witnesses say he became irritated with people being in his home and pulled a pistol from his waistband and pointed it at one of the victims before his friends disarmed him. The soldier, who is too young to be drinking, and too immature to be armed, then pulled an AR-style rifle at his guests and cocked it…

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Soldier Ana Jackson grabs boyfriend’s genitals during drunken assault

Jeremy Snyder told police that he had been drinking with his 22-year-old girlfriend, Fort Campbell soldier Ana Lin Jackson, and got into a verbal dispute that quickly became physical. He says she began to hit him on the chest and grabbed his neck and grabbed his genitals during the assault. Officers observed marks and scratches all over his body due to the assault. Ana stated she had been drunk, and there had been an initial dispute and volunteered she had started a second argument.

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Soldier Zach Braley charged with drag racing; speeding 91 mph in a 55 mph zone

21-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Zachary Jeffrey Braley is charged with drag racing and speeding after a THP Trooper observed him driving one of four vehicles traveling together and approaching him at a high rate of speed, eventually reaching 91 mph in a 55 mph zone on Hwy 374 between Peachers Mill Road and Whitfield Road. Trooper Cadena stopped Braley, who was driving the lead vehicle, at 1 a.m. and placed him into custody.

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Fort Campbell Soldier Dakota Herrod booked after failing to appear for traffic citation

27-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Dakota Blake Herrod was jailed this week on an outstanding warrant issued when he failed to appear for a traffic citation in July. The original June citation charges him with traveling at 68 mph in a 45 mph, with no proof of insurance, and driving on a suspended license. He told the officer his cruise control was set at 64. When he didn’t appear for his July court date, a failure to appear warrant was signed.

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Fort Campbell Soldier Colin Brown charged with drag racing, fleeing police at 115 mph

20-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Colin William Brown was one of two vehicles observed by a THP Trooper to be drag racing near Planet Fitness on Fort Campbell Blvd. The Trooper caught up with them near Dover Crossing while using emergency lights and sirens. Brown, who was driving a blue Infiniti, turned off his lights and ‘blacked out’ his vehicle, and fled from the trooper in excess of 115 mph on Dover Road. He then drifted around a dead end and came back toward the trooper and alluded him, escaping into the night. The car was traced back to Colin Brown, and multiple warrants were issued for his arrest. He was booked on those charges on October 28th.

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Amber Vredenburgh charged in assault of husband soldier days after he returns from deployment

Days after Soldier Zachary Vredenburgh returned home from deployment, his wife, 36-year-old Amber Vredenburgh, went through his phone while he slept at 9:30 a.m. on Monday. She says she found text messages that showed he was cheating during the time you were deployed. She says this caused an argument throughout the day. As officers interviewed both parties, Zach explained that when she woke him up to confront him, she slapped him across the face and pushed him, which started the verbal argument.

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Soldier Albert Cook crashes at Waffle House after drinking at Electric Cowboy Friday night

-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Albert Michael Cook says he was drinking at the Electric Cowboy Friday night before driving to the Waffle House a few hundred yards away and crashing his black truck into a white car parked in the parking lot. Officers arrived while Cook was inside the restaurant, as he says he was attempting to find the owner of the white vehicle. Cook was transported to Sango ER for a blood draw and charged with DUI.

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