25-year-old Soldier Manasses Melo was found by officers at the troubled Electric Cowboy, causing a disturbance. When Officers contacted security, Security stated Melo was annoying the customers and the general public. When officers encountered Melo and began speaking with him, he was heavily intoxicated. Melo was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.
23-year-old Soldier Shadamu Smith assaulted his girlfriend in the late evening on October 20th at her home on Tiny Town Road. Officers encountered Smith’s girlfriend, who told officers that Smith had punched her all over her body, including her face, and pushed her down a flight of stairs. When officers contacted Smith, he told them that he had only pushed her. Noting an injury to his girlfriend’s lip, Shadamu Smith was taken into custody and charged with domestic violence.
21-year-old Ruth Valdez was drinking with her friends all night at an apartment on Tiny Town Road when she decided she was going to drive home at 6:15 a.m. Sunday. Her friends called 911 when she attempted to leave in her vehicle while still extremely intoxicated. Officer arrived. As officers arrived and detained her, she hit Officer Malone and then began kicking the windows and partitions inside the patrol car. Due to her level of intoxication, she was transported to Sango ER where she managed to slip one of her handcuffs. There was a struggle in the hospital while attempting to get her hands cuffed behind her back for transport to jail, as she actively resisted all efforts.
24-year-old Mia Evans was clocked at 88 mph in a 55 mph zone on July 2nd. When pulled over for the infraction, it was quickly observed she was under the influence as determined by the smell of alcohol coming from her and her behaviors. Evans admitted she had just left a party in Dover where she had been drinking. She was issued a warning for the speeding and taken into custody for the DUI.
Shelby Lee says her husband, 28-year-old Soldier Timothy Lee, held her against her will inside their vehicle in the parking lot of Golly G’s on Madison Street in Clarksville. She says Timothy was given a pass from Fort Campbell for Father’s Day weekend, and the couple and their four children all celebrated by going to Golly G’s.
While in the parking lot she says he locked the door of the vehicle and refused to unlock or open the doors when asked. With her locked inside, he reportedly stated “I’m not going to let you leave me” and she was eventually able to escape the vehicle as it was in motion as he began to drive off.
A Montgomery County Grand Jury has indicted 24-year-old Caleb Rustchak on two counts related to the sexual exploitation of children. Count one, aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, alleges Rustchak distributed and exchanged images of children involved in sexual activity. County two, sexual exploitation of a minor (over fifty images), alleges Rustchak knowingly possessed over fifty such images of minors engaged in sexual acts. The activity occurred between October 2020 and October 2021.
22-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Jeremiah Ray was jailed this week after Clarksville Police Officer Rosa Hyatt let herself into his apartment after a neighbor called to complain they could hear a couple fighting inside. Officer Hyatt says no one was answering the door for her, so after she heard a female yelling and a loud noise she let herself inside the home after realizing the door was unlocked. As she opened the door and announced herself, Lela Perry approached the door as she continued yelling at her husband, Jeremiah Ray. She insisted the argument was only verbal, however, Officer Hyatt says she observed a “hand imprint” on Perry, and Perry insisted it was her own. Jeremiah Ray says the argument began over social media and led to wrestling, and admitted he made a “slap mark” on his wife. With that admission, he was taken into custody and charged with domestic violence.
35-year-old former Clarksville Police Officer Christopher Buccellato is free on a $5,000 bond (reduced from an initial $50,000) after a road rage incident that ended with a woman crawling through a Starbucks drive-thru window to escape him as he pulled a gun on her. He had a pair of handcuffs hanging on his rearview mirror, and told her “I’ll have you in cuffs tonight!”…
Jasmine Bronaugh says she returned home from Fort Bragg to find her husband, 25-year-old Sean Bronaugh, had a party at their home. She told responding officers that she took his phone and discovered he was cheating on her. Sean says Jasmine woke him up by hitting him in the face before she went upstairs and locked herself in the bathroom with the phone. She says Sean broke through the bathroom door and began to punch her in the face with his fists, then slammed her head into the wall several times. She was able to get outside to call 911, however, both parties would end up behind bars.
Sean Bronaugh says he was awoken from his sleep around 7 a.m. on March 27th, as his wife, 31-year-old Jasmine Bronaugh, returned home from Fort Bragg and began to hit him in the face, upset that she believed he was cheating and had thrown a party in her absence. She ran upstairs with his phone and locked herself in a bathroom. Sean broke through the door in an effort to retrieve his phone, and the couple began “wrestling around with each other” according to an arrest warrant. Both parties would be jailed for domestic assault.
Clarksville Police responded to a potential entanglement-in-progress at the Landings at Riverside Apartments on March 28th. Erin Brown told police that her girlfriend, 22-year-old Ft. Campbell Soldier Tequila Towns had brought her friend, Chianti Simmons, to the apartment and asked Towns if the three of them could have sexual relations together, which started an argument, resulting in Brown demanding that Towns leave the apartment.
As Brown was packing up Towns’ things, Towns reportedly pushed Brown and strangled her in a chokehold until she was unable to breathe, and officers document petechia in both eyes of the victim. The potential thruple applicant, Simmons, told police she heard some type of struggle coming from the bedroom and decided to call 911 when she says Towns was on top of Brown, assaulting her.
23-year-old 1-33 CAV War Rakkasan Cole Allen Hager is charged with slapping his wife in the face after she threatened to leave and go to a friend’s home because he was berating her and calling her derogatory names. She was still afraid when police arrived and asked to be transported elsewhere to write a statement.
21-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier William Cooper was found extremely intoxicated with soiled clothing at 4:45 a.m. Saturday, wandering through a neighborhood on Sandpiper Drive. And officer notes he had a “pungent smell” about him and neighbors reported he had attempted to enter random vehicles and multiple addresses, not knowing where he was at.
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.
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.
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.
21-year-old soldier Joseph Cammarata walked into the Speedway on Providence Blvd, picked up the phone, called 911, and demanded that every available officer should responder there, now, without any further explanation. An officer arrived to find a very intoxicated Cammarata. He refused assistance in finding a ride home, and admitted to having “a few beers”.
Clarksville police officer Marcus Onfroy responded to a domestic-related call on February 4th, where 21-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Breayna Simon and her husband, Tristan, had reportedly been arguing for two days. The officer noted multiple items in the home had been “destroyed” over the course of these days, in an obvious retaliatory fashion. Police determined Breayna had cut the toes off several pairs of his sneakers and smashed his laptop. Her husband was also charged for his actions.
Officers observed 24-year-old Jazzmin Harwood cross the center line several times while driving her black SUV on 101st Airborne Parkway, driving in an “erratic manner” according to an arrest warrant. As officers conducted a traffic stop they reported the smell of alcohol coming from her and the vehicle. She was described as “disorganized and unable to follow instructions”. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was taken into custody.
20-year-old Sean Leonning is charged with two counts of domestic assault after an argument with his roommates turned physical. Court records show Officer Marcus Lax responded to a call on Cranklen Circle, where Leonning met him at the street and stated he was in an argument with his roommates Heather Sartain and Dylan Washam…