Magic mushrooms found at home of soldier John Simmons, who hits dog with shovel

32-year-old John Simmons was involved in multiple offenses from February 5th to the 6th. Law enforcement received information that two dogs were being abused at Simmons’s residence on Donna Drive. One of the two dogs he owns, a husky mixed breed named Bandida, sustained tremendous injuries, causing the dog to be unresponsive but still conscious. Another one of the dogs he owns is a pit bull named Hercules, which was said to have been hit in the head with a shovel by the owner, causing swelling, bruising, and bleeding.

Officers made contact with Debra Sterback, who lived next door to Simmons; she stated that she looked outside her bedroom window and saw Simmons dragging the husky out of the house on a leash and that the dog looked lifeless. Sterback also mentioned that Simmons attached the leash to a lead and left the dog out. She then advised that she visually witnessed Simmons go towards the back of the house, retrieve a spaded shovel, walk towards the edge of the property where the pit bull was leashed, and hit it on the top of its head…

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Dixie Lyons assaults her boyfriend over relationship issues

22-year-old Dixie Cheyenne Lyons had a domestic dispute with her boyfriend, Justen Mondragon, at their Chapel Street apartment on February 8th. Officers arrived and spoke with Mondragon, who stated that Lyons started screaming at him over relationship issues, and when he tried to unplug his Wi-Fi router, she started punching him in the face and slapped him on his back. Officers asked Lyons about the incident, and she provided inconsistent statements but admitted to pushing, punching, and slapping Mondragon. Lyons was taken into custody for domestic assault.

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Bryland Hoffman defrauds father-in-law out of $3,322

24-year-old Bryland Lee Hoffman charged his father-in-law’s Discover card without permission on November 10th and 12th. Justin Hood of the Bushnell Illinois Police Department alerted the Clarksville Police Department that Michael Baker contacted him regarding fraudulent transactions. He stated his Discover card was used to make two payments to Byers & Harvey, totaling $3,322.02. He advised them that when he spoke with Byers & Harvey, they told him the payments were made by his son-in-law, Hoffman. Mr. Baker explained that he had given his daughter, Kylie Baker, a Discover card on his account in case of emergencies. Kylie advised that she and Hoffman had been separated since September and that she never granted him access or authorization to use her card. Penny Parkes, the office manager of Byers & Harvey, provided officers with a copy of Hoffman’s tenant ledger, which showed the payments correlating with the unauthorized purchases. Hoffman was taken into custody for the fraudulent use of a credit/ ATM card on February 8th.

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Gabrielle Mejia tells police she’s a “3” on the drunk scale

22-year-old Gabrielle Mejia was seen in a grey Subaru weaving in and out of her lane on Fort Campbell Boulevard late February 9th. Officers conducted a traffic stop and made contact with Mejia, who had a strong smell of an intoxicating beverage and appeared inebriated. Mejia had trouble locating and handing over her documents and admitted to consuming alcoholic beverages. When asked how drunk she was on a scale of 1-10, she replied “3”, leading to Mejia agreeing to perform field sobriety tests, but she performed poorly. Gabrielle Mejia was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence.

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Sharquil Thomas punches daughter multiple times in the face

35-year-old Sharquil Thomas was involved in an altercation with her 16-year-old daughter at their shared residence at Cotton Court on February 5th. When officers arrived at their residence, they made contact with Thomas’s daughter, who told them that her mother assaulted her. Officers observed a visible scratch on her face, a welp on the inside of her left forearm, and a scratch on her right arm. She continued by saying that she was hit once with a belt by Thomas while in the shower, then Thomas mounted her daughter and began to punch her multiple times in the face. Sharquil Thomas was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault.

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Jessica McCartney punches husband to get his phone

28-year-old Jessica McCartney was involved in a domestic dispute with her husband, Derek McCartney, at Russet Ridge Drive on February 4th. Upon contact with officers, Derek stated that he had a physical altercation with Jessica, his wife. He explained that he was sitting on the couch in the living room when Jessica came home and demanded his phone. Jessica then tried to take his phone from his hand, causing a struggle over it. Derek stated that this was when Jessica punched him in the stomach to get his phone from him. In order to get her off of him, Derek grabbed her by the collar, leaving a scratch on her nose. When officers made contact with Jessica, she admitted that she tried to force Derek’s phone out of his hand. She added that Derek scratched her when he reached for her collar and pulled her toward the door, telling her to get out of the house. Jessica McCartney was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault.

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Stephanie McCracken attacks her sister

39-year-old Stephanie McCracken was jailed on February 4th after assaulting her sister on LaLonde Circle. Savana Taylor told police that she and her sister had gotten into an argument. During the argument, Savana grabbed her by the neck and strangled her, constricting her airway. Savana added that she was also hit several times in the face. Officers observed a bloody nose and red marks on her neck, consistent with being strangled. McCracken was deemed the primary aggressor and taken into custody.

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Heather Charvis assaults husband during argument

41-year-old Heather Charvis was involved in a domestic dispute with her husband, Elijah Charvis, at the Kirkwood Place apartments on February 3rd. The couple was yelling and arguing at one another, leading to pushing and shoving. Elijah felt trapped in the kitchen because Heather was standing in the doorway. Heather proceeded to throw a drink and other items at him. Elijah attempted to leave the kitchen by shoving Heather out of the way, then ran into the bathroom. The argument resumed when he left the bathroom and escalated to Heather pushing him. Heather then fell and hit her head and elbow on the floor, causing her elbow to bleed. Elijah ran to her aid and got her a towel to stop the bleeding. Heather Charvis was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault.

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Marcus McKinney jailed after crashing into a parked car

39-year-old Marcus McKinney was involved in a car crash at Drayton Drive on January 26th. Law enforcement received a report that a black truck struck a parked car and drove away. When officers arrived at the mentioned location, they observed the black truck still driving around the neighborhood with noticeable damage. Officers made contact with McKinney, who showed clear signs of intoxication and admitted to consuming alcohol. When he was asked to perform field sobriety tests, he refused. He also declined to provide a blood and a breath sample, so a warrant was secured. When officers attempted to execute the warrant for the blood sample at Sango ER, medical staff advised that they would not take a sample if McKinney had to be held down due to safety. Officers then explained to McKinney that if he refused to comply, he would be tampering with evidence and would be charged accordingly. Marcus McKinney was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence, due care, and implied consent.

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Chriswana Thibodeaux drives drunk into a ditch on Rollow Lane

33-year-old Chriswana Thibodeaux was involved in a vehicle crash at Rollow Lane on January 25th. While traveling on Rollow Lane, Thibodeaux went off the right side of the road, struck a culvert, and then continued into a ditch on the left side. When law enforcement arrived and made contact with Thibodeaux, she showed clear signs of intoxication and admitted to consuming alcohol. Thibodeaux consented to field sobriety testing, but she performed poorly. Chriswana Thibodeaux was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence.

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Fort Campbell Soldier, Isileli Rivas, argues with his friend at a bar

22-year-old Isileli Falemahafu Rivas argued with his friend Paul Allen at a bar on Tiny Town Road near Bobcat Lane in the early hours of January 26th. Rivas was agitated and unwilling to answer questions from officers when they arrived. They observed him to be visibly inebriated as he admitted to having three drinks before getting argumentative with Allen. Rivas was deemed a public nuisance and taken into custody for public intoxication.

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Christopher Garrett uses company credit card for personal gain

40-year-old Christopher Garrett was caught fraudulently using Elite Motors’ company credit card on February 13th, 2023. His employer contacted law enforcement on February 27th, 2023, to alert them that there were unsolicited purchases on the company credit card. Through an investigation, law enforcement found numerous purchases at the address listed under Garrett’s driver’s license. Purchases such as a $96.84 purchase to Publix, a payment of $383.74 to CDE Lightband, a purchase of $14.18 from Walmart, and another payment of $182.64 to Publix amounting to a total of $676.90. Christopher Garrett was taken into custody and charged with embezzlement.

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Justin Garner forges a check for $1975

22-year-old Justin Deron Garner-Hernandez was taken into custody for two counts of embezzlement and out-of-county warrants on January 26th. On January 25th, Katie Martin, an employee of First Horizon Bank, spoke with officers, advising them that Garner-Hernandez accessed a check belonging to a customer, Jason Feltner, and forged the check for $1975 without his consent on November 1st. Before being terminated from First Horizon Bank, he sent a handwritten letter admitting that he withdrew funds from Feltner’s account twice and knew his actions were wrong.

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Jerrod Dauenhauer charged with assault after shoving girlfriend

40-year-old Jerrod Dauenhauer was involved in a domestic altercation with his girlfriend, Shannon Pattilo, at a residence on Charlestown Road on January 6th. Pattilo told officers that Dauenhauer shoved her during an argument they were having around 6:30 p.m. Officers observed the room where the alleged assault happened, and objects in the room had been knocked over. Jerrod Dauenhauer was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault.

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Marianna Key charged after pointing a gun at her boyfriend and her own head

24-year-old Marianna Key was involved in a domestic altercation with her boyfriend, Joseph Copeland, at West Rossview Road on January 6th. The conflict began when Joseph heard the wrench in his motorcycle jacket hit the ground in a separate room. He walked into the bedroom to see Marianna holding his gun to her head. Joseph proceeded to jump on top of Marianna and wrestle the gun away from her, which prompted her to point the gun at him. Joseph was able to get the gun in his possession, but he left the house immediately after. The altercation left minor lacerations to Joseph’s lips.

When officers spoke to Marianna, she stated that she was in the bedroom with the door closed, and Joseph opened the door with a gun in his hand and pointed it at his head. She stated that he then sat the gun down on the bed, jumped on top of her, and grabbed her throat, causing redness in her neck and chest area. Marianna, however, told officers that she never hit Joseph. Due to the inconsistencies in Marianna’s statements and the injuries present on both, officers concluded that Marianna was the primary aggressor. Marianna Key was taken into custody and charged with aggravated domestic assault.

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Rachel Mummert jailed after calling ex over nearly 200 times

28-year-old Rachel Mummert was charged with stalking her ex-boyfriend, Eurtice Allen, on January 2nd. Law Enforcement made contact with Allen, who stated that he had been receiving a copious amount of threatening calls and texts from Mummert. Allen proceeded to provide them with his cell phone call logs, which showed 149 missed phone calls from her on December 31st and 36 missed phone calls on January 1st. While on the scene, officers were able to observe Mummert attempting to call Allen from an unknown number.

During the call, Mummert told him to “come outside right now, you know why,” and then hung up. Allen then informed the officers that earlier in the night, she had called from an unknown number and made threats to come to his house and shoot him. Allen previously blocked Mummert’s phone number and informed her that he did not want to continue contact with her, but due to the continued harassment, Allen had been placed in fear of further acts of aggression from her. Rachel Mummert was taken into custody and charged with stalking.

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Darrius Heard (La Dee) murdered outside Club Pressuh in Clarksville

Clarksville Police responded to a shooting in progress call at 3:30 a.m. Sunday at Club Pressuh at 2051 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Officers arrived and found evidence of shots being fired in the parking lot. While still investigating, a victim arrived at Tennova Emergency Room suffering from gunshot wounds. The investigation revealed that the victim had been shot outside of Club Pressuh. The victim was 23-year-old Darrius Heard of Clarksville, Tennessee. Mr. Heard succumbed to his injuries shortly after arriving at Tennova. Heard was a former employee of Clarksville Today & Steen Publishing, and was a musician, where he performed under the name “La Dee.”

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Christopher Elder drunkenly jumps into oncoming traffic multiple times

38-year-old Christopher Elder was seen visibly intoxicated at Trenton Road on December 1st. Officers got a description of Elder as a white male in a plaid shirt, jeans, and a backward hat walking down Trenton Road, jumping in front of vehicles. He made contact with Elder on Trenton Road near Mcgee Court. This time, officers witnessed him jumping in front of oncoming traffic. Once in front of Elder, the officer could easily deduce that he was inebriated and believed Elder was a threat to himself and the people around him. The Elder was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.

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Mikuavion McCullen urinates on bedroom floor, assaults girlfriend during dispute

21-year-old Mikuavion McCullen was involved in a domestic altercation at Union Hall Road with his girlfriend, Anisah Garrett, on December 1st. The dispute started with McCullen urinating on the floor in the bedroom. Garrett attempted to help clean up the mess by grabbing a bucket, but this only brought the argument into the living room. McCullen proceeded to push her into the wall and then “threw her around the room.” Garrett retaliated by hitting McCullen in the face during their fight, causing minor damage to his lip. Officers then made contact with McCullen, who stated that it was possible that he did urinate on the floor, but no assault happened. McCullen was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault.

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