28-year-old Zachary Shawn Phillips was jailed this week on an outstanding warrant from May, charging him with the domestic assault of his ex-wife, Angela Austin. Angela allowed Phillips to come to her home to spend some time; however, a dispute erupted between the former lovers. She says she went out back to smoke a cigarette, and Phillips followed her and tried to force her to give him a hug. She says he grabbed her arm and twisted it and wouldn’t let go, so she bit him to break free of his grasp. He reportedly then hit her in the face, which left an injury as documented by officers, along with scratch marks from the struggle. Phillips fled to a relative’s house in Stewart County, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
20-year-old Deondra Easley threw everything but the kitchen sink at her boyfriend, Tyqwaine Hyde, in a midnight argument Monday. Officers arrived at the Peachers Mill residence, where the victim explained the two were arguing when she began to knock things off the countertops, and he asked her to leave the home. With no intentions of going anywhere, a video shows Easley then attacking her boyfriend with an aluminum mop handle, a gallon Hawaiian Punch jug, and a large glass ashtray. Officers documented injuries on the victim, and Easley stated she didn’t want to speak about the incident as she was being taken into custody.
In a written statement to police, Tambria Currie says her 32-year-old live-in boyfriend, Brian Pringle, grabbed her by the arms and forcefully pulled her into him, and unwantedly tried to kiss her. She says that when she attempted to pull away from the unwanted contact, he threw her to the ground. The statement came after police responded to the Nat Hoosier Lane residence at 6:28 a.m. Wednesday, in response to a 911 call where she says she was placed in fear of her safety. Pringle also provided a written statement in which he says the couple had an argument and he did, indeed, give her a hug and kiss as he was attempting to leave for work. Pringle is charged with domestic assault.
Joshua Wilson says he was lying in bed with his wife, 28-year-old Kiara Nicole Watts, when the two got into an argument, and she “bucked” at him. He says she left the bedroom and returned with a large kitchen knife and stabbed the bed just inches away from his body. Police arrived just before 1 a.m. Thursday and observed the puncture hole in the mattress and spoke to Watts, who denied stabbing anything. The knife was located in the bathroom near the bedroom.
22-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Cole Carini called 911 after an hours-long argument with his wife, 23-year-old Danielle Carini. He says the argument escalated, and she began to hit him repeatedly and spit on him. He told police that when he attempted to block the spray of spit, he may have accidentally made contact with her face. She says that during the altercation, he punched her in the jaw with a closed fist. Due to both parties alleging the other instigated the physical assaults, both were jailed.
Robert Williams, Jr., told police that his girlfriend, 55-year-old Mary Elaine Wheeler, pushed him down the stairs on September 19th. Officers responded to the call on Riverwood Place just after 1 a.m. and found the victim with injuries to his back and elbow.
Alexis Swearingen says she woke up in her bedroom at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning to find that her ex-boyfriend, 19-year-old Andrew Neal Roper, had entered the home and was standing over her while she slept. He had used a code from when they were dating to enter the home. A verbal argument ensued, and Roper became exceedingly upset and kicked and stomped on a floor fan in the bedroom, valued at $50. He fled before police arrived, and a warrant was issued for his arrest, on which he was booked later that evening.
When Clarksville Police responded to a 911 call on Taft Drive and heard screaming coming from inside the residence, they had to kick in the door due to the nature of the call, the screams, and the prior call history at the location. Once inside, they located 29-year-old Sasha Marie Dunham, who was pushing her roommate, Branden Sammons, out the back door of the residence. The two had been in a shouting and shoving match prior to her assault on Sammons. Despite Dunham placing the call to 911, she was determined to be the primary aggressor and was taken into custody, charged with domestic assault.
When Clarksville police arrived at the Gracey Ave apartment of 22-year-old Tyrik Williams Taylor, he immediately told them to take him to jail because he had “put hands” on his girlfriend, Adrianna Drones, and he didn’t wish to explain the situation any further. The victim advised the two had been arguing for several hours, and she had told Taylor she was taking the children and leaving the residence. As she packed her clothes, she says Taylor pushed her against the bedroom wall, strangling her. The situation continued into the living room, where Taylor reportedly picked up a scooter helmet and struck her with it, knocking her to the floor.
24-year-old Ricardo Enrique Wilhelm Gamez faces multiple charges after police say he physically restrained his girlfriend from leaving when she became uncomfortable during a verbal argument. He reportedly pushed her away from the door and attempted to contain her cell phone when she was calling 911. Wilhelm-Gamez denies all accusations and says it was only a verbal argument.
Clarksville Police Officer Clint Sutton responded to Sleek Fox Drive on August 27th in response to a domestic dispute call. Michael Holguin reported he had been assaulted by his wife, 33-year-old Brittany Bandleton Holguin. He says Brittany pushed him, punched him in the chest and neck, bit him, and then stuck her fingers in his mouth. Officers documented multiple abrasions and injuries on the victim and took Brittany Holguin into custody, and transported her to booking.
Clarksville Police Officer Justin Bolden responded to a domestic-related call on Jack Miller Blvd just after 7 p.m. Monday and made contact with 22-year-old Ray Charles Duncanson and his mother, Edith Duncanson. Ray stated he got mad at his mother, threw water on her, and back her into a wall. Edith says she was holding the water when her son slapped it out of her hand then grabbed her by the shoulder, forcing her into the wall and causing her to hit her head. Ray Duncanson was transported to booking and charged with domestic assault.
Fort Campbell Soldier James Tipton says his live-in girlfriend, 27-year-old Kaylonnie Patterson-Coleman, with who he shares a joint Facebook account, slapped him in the face, and he captured the assault on camera. Officers documented redness in the area of his left eye. When questioned, Kaylonnie admitted to hitting Tipton during an argument at their apartment. She is charged with domestic assault.
Jeremy says he was in an argument with his girlfriend, 32-year-old Stephany Benton Rodriguez, and he asked her to leave his Grassmire Drive residence. He says she began to throw things and eventually pushed him, injuring his knee. Officers arrived at the location and observed a small injury and bleeding on the victim’s knee, and he stated his hand was hurting. Rodriguez claimed the argument was verbal and nothing physical occurred. Due to the victim’s injury, she was placed into custody and charged with domestic assault.
Kelly Hughs says her husband, 31-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Ryan Christopher Hughes, headbutted her twice and scratched her as he attempted to take her phone by force Saturday morning. Officers arrived at the Wingfield Court residence just before 11 a.m., and Ryan admitted that the two had a physical altercation over her phone.
Officers responded to a domestic call on Fleming Road Thursday afternoon after Crystal Diamond called 911 to report her cousin, 63-year-old Gerald Wayde Burrows, was drunk and yelling at his mother, Joan Jackson. The dispatcher reported hearing Mr. Burrows yelling during the call. His mother reported that their argument was only verbal, but Mr. Burrows did assault Ms. Diamond earlier. He had been allowing her to stay at the residence but now considered her unwelcome and hit her in the arm while she was cooking. He was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault.
43-year-old Christine Diane Styles somehow managed to be jailed on both a DUI and a domestic assault charge after a singular incident this week in Clarksville. Nicholas Styles told police his wife, Christine ‘Christy’ Styles was in an argument with an employee, and when he attempted to break it up, she punched him in the chest. The argument continued to the upper floor of their Franklin Street home, where he says she then assaulted him a second time.
She left in his vehicle and returned a short time later, only to jump on top of him, bite his arm, and punch him in the face several more times. By the time police arrived, she had fled the scene in his vehicle once again and returned while they were interviewing Mr. Styles and documenting red marks on his stomach, a bite mark on his arm, and multiple abrasions to his face.
As she pulled up in his GMC Sierra, officers say she was obviously intoxicated, reeked of alcohol, and admitted to drinking “several glasses of wine.” She would later blow a 0.149% BAC. She is charged with DU and domestic assault.
79-year-old Thomas Theophilus Tanner was jailed this week after his son called 911 to report his father, who is nearly 80 and weighs 150 pounds, “threatened him with a screwdriver.” Deputy Ryan Foster arrived at the location and made contact with the son, Thomas Tanner Jr., who stated his dad was inside the home working on an electrical box, and when asked to stop he reportedly told his son he would stab him with a screwdriver if he didn’t step back from him.
The father told deputies he absolutely said those words to his son; as he was coming too close too him, he was backed into a small area and felt threatened because his son is a much bigger man than he is. The son told the deputy he was afraid for himself and his grandmother, and the father was jailed and charged with felony aggravated assault.
Clarksville Police responded to a domestic disturbance Wednesday on E Street and spoke with 24-year-old Breanna Jeanette Crisp, who stated she was in an argument with her boyfriend, Caleb ‘CJ’ Pickney, and he had assaulted her. She advised she had slapped Pickney in the face to ‘get him out of her way,’ and in return, he pushed her out of the front door as she was walking by him. She admits she was never blocked in, and her movements were never restricted. She was deemed to be the primary aggressor and booked into custody for domestic assault.
Deputies responded to Sedgwick Lane Sunday night, where 35-year-old BreAnne Nixon reported that her husband, Joseph Nixon, was following her around the house, and she pushed him out of anger. She says he pushed her back, and she then slapped him across the face, leaving a cut on his lip. BreAnne says the two then separated for a minute until she spotted a tape measure nearby, so she threw it at him, hitting him a second time. Mr. Nixon was interviewed and had an identical story with one extra slap to his face. Officers determined Breanne Nixon to be the primary aggressor and took her into custody.