Lanautica Smith booked on outstanding warrant after fight with her mother

23-year-old Lanautica Danielle Smith was jailed this week on an outstanding warrant from 2019 charging her with vandalism and interference with an emergency call. The 24-month-old warrant details that Lanautica was in a verbal altercation with her mother, Tonya, about removing items from her home. Tonya stated she was going to call 911, and Lanautica reportedly grabbed the phone out of her hands and smashed it on the ground. A warrant was issued for her arrest as she fled the scene before police arrived.

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Sasha Dunham charged with assault during roommate rumble

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.

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DUI: Andrew Jones crashes with three children in his vehicle; admits to drinking

35-year-old Andrew Theodore Jones is charged with DUI and three counts of child endangerment after crashing his black Chevy Colorado into another vehicle at the intersection of N 2nd St & Kraft St late Saturday night. Police say he was extremely aggressive with the other driver and officers, and openly admitted to drinking prior to driving with his three children, ages 10, 14, and 15, in the vehicle with him. The children were medically cleared and had no injuries.

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Nicholas Young tears down mother’s door and stomps on it in fit of anger

19-year-old Nicholas Livingston Young is charged with vandalism after his mother, Melissa Young, says he aggressively broke an exterior basement door off the hinges and stomped up and down on it before fleeing in his gold Cadillac. Police responded to the Buck Drive residence just after 6 p.m. Sunday and learned the vandalism occurred after he got into an argument with his mother, which put her in so much fear she eventually locked herself and two smaller children in a bedroom for their own safety.

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Mariah Bloss crashes at 3 a.m. & flees; returns at 6 p.m. to report crash to police

25-year-old Mariah Jonel Bloss crashed her vehicle into a driveway on Kingsdeer Drive at 3 a.m. Sunday morning and fled the scene. Later that day, at almost 6 p.m., she drove her damaged vehicle back to the area and called 911 to report that she had just now crashed and waiting inside her vehicle for police to arrive. Officer Pacheco arrived and spoke with Bloss, who uses the name “FiftyShadesOfMariah” on a popular fans website, and she claimed she had just hydroplaned and wrecked.

The officer went to speak to the homeowner where the accident occurred, Wyeth Kilmer. He provided a security video from 3 a.m. showing the true time of the crash. When confronted, Bloss admitted she lied about when the accident happened. She now faces a felony filing a false report charge, in addition to leaving the scene of an accident with property damage.

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DUI: Adam Branam crashes car in stranger’s front yard at 4 a.m.

31-year-old Adam Wayne Branam told Clarksville Police he consumed 6 tallboy cans of beer before wrecking into a random person’s front yard on Tiny Town Road just after 4 a.m. Saturday. Officers arrived to find his sports car wrecked, and Branam stated he had just “lost control.” He was visibly intoxicated and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. He initially agreed to a blood draw but refused once at the hospital, stating he wanted to “delay the process,” forcing the officer to request a warrant, which was granted.

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Brayden Williams charged with underage DUI after 8 a.m. crash

19-year-old Brayden Michael Williams crashed at the intersection of Wilma Rudolph & Dunbar Cave Road just before 8 a.m. Saturday, and disclosed to responding officers he had consumed alcohol “the night before.” Officers noticed that the vehicle had seemingly fresh and significant damage to the front passenger side that was unrelated to the current crash, which Willaims claimed to have no knowledge of. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with underage DUI.

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Police say John Massey called a Black employee a ‘monkey’ at Mike’s Bar in Clarksville

36-year-old John Massey is accused of calling a Black employee of Mike’s Bar & Grill a “monkey” on the night of September 1st. Clarksville Police Officer Robert Thompson responded to a fight-in-progress call at the Lowes Drive bar just before midnight and made contact with Massey, who had just been asked to leave the business. Despite saying he would leave on his own, he reportedly continued to argue with staff in front of the business while putting on his motorcycle helmet. Officers say Massey called a Black employee of Mike’s Bar a “monkey,” which started yet another exchange of yelling and threats in front of the business.

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Jason Zamora too drunk for downtown Clarksville; sitting with vomit at his feet

Clarksville Police Officer Robert Swanson found 21-year-old Jason Andrew Zamora sitting on a bench with his friend, Danny Falcon, outside Tattoo Technique on Franklin Street just after 1 a.m. Friday. Each man had recently thrown up on themselves and had puddles of vomit under their feet. Zamora ordered a Lyft, which officers confirmed, but after sitting with him for 40 minutes waiting, he eventually declared he wasn’t going to get in the Lyft when it arrived. He was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.

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Danny Falcon: drunk & vomit covered on a downtown Clarksville park bench at 1 a.m.

Clarksville Police responded to Franklin Street just after 1 a.m. Friday after a caller reported two men were extremely intoxicated on a bench outside of Tattoo Technique, and they had just vomited everywhere. 33-year-old Danny Falcon was identified as one of the men, along with his friend Jason Zamora. Officers say Falcon was so drunk he was unable to provide his identification or assist officers with finding him a safe way home. He was deemed a “public nuisance” and transported to booking.

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Tyrik Taylor: “take me to jail, I put my hands on her” — and they granted his request

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.

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Kayla Meives charged after using drugs in Sonic stall with young daughter in vehicle

35-year-old Kayla Jo Meives faces child abuse/neglect and drug paraphernalia charges after Clarksville Police were notified she was nodding off while parked in a Sonic stall for over ten minutes with a 7-year-old child in the vehicle. As Officer Andrew Ramirez approached the driver’s side of her vehicle, he noticed she was holding a dollar bill with white powder/residue on it. She quickly stuffed it into her purse before stepping out of the Kia Sorento and admitted it was “more than a dollar bill.” Inside the vehicle, multiple dollar bills with drug residue were found, and a field test on them returned as positive for Fentanyl.

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Lloyd Montgomery charged with placing knife on sister’s face as she slept

Janiecia Montgomery told police she woke up on the morning of September 1st as she felt something on her face, which was a knife placed flat on her cheek. She observed her brother, 20-year-old Lloyd Montgomery, standing in her room. She pretended to remain asleep and waited for him to leave her room. Once he left the bedroom, she woke up her sister, Imarnee, who called 911. Officers arrived at the home and collected the knife as evidence, and took Lloyd into custody for aggravated domestic assault and violating his bond conditions from another case. Lloyd told police he never had a knife and would never hurt his sisters.

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Weston Stephens charged in $4K robbery of friend

Michael Ostrawski says he and his girlfriend returned to his home just before 5 p.m. on July 30th and found his door had been pried open and the frame was broken. A review of the home found approximately $4,000 in cash was missing from a dresser drawer, among others that had been opened and searched. He noted that 26-year-old Weston Ellis Stephens was the only other person to know the location of his cash stash as he’s often loaned him money in the past. Ironically, he had not heard from Stephens in several months until that day, when Stephens called him while he was out with his girlfriend, around 1:30 p.m. During the investigation, Weston stated he had been at his own home all day. Security footage was obtained from the victim’s building which showed Weston Stephens and another white male at the location.

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James Bertram stalks wife, sends her photos from outside her workplace at Youth Academy

Brandi Bertram called police on August 31st to report that her (soon to be ex) husband, 39-year-old James Bertram, had texted her approximately 20 times throughout the day and called her twice during her workday at The Youth Academy – Sango, despite requests to stop. One of the texts stated, “I know you have your watch on,” and demanded a reply. When he received no responses, he went to her workplace and took photographs of her building and sent them to her while stating, “it’s going to be a long few days.”

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Quinton Knox charged with public intoxication after at least one Four Loko

31-year-old Quinton Lamont Knox says he drank a Four Loko before Clarksville Police Officer Kevin Przybocki found him near Beech St & E St late Thursday night. Neighbors called the police after they observed Knox stumbling into the roadway and nearly getting hit by a vehicle. Officers say his speech was slurred so badly that he was unable to form any meaningful phrases. He didn’t have a phone to contact anyone to help him, so he was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.

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Valarie Buchanan charged after DUI crash sends her to hospital

44-year-old Valarie Ann Buchanan was jailed this week on an outstanding DUI warrant after a crash that initially sent her to the hospital on June 26th. Officers responded to a crash on Palmyra Road just before 2 a.m. to find a red Honda Accord in a ditch off the roadway. The vehicle and Buchanan both reeked of alcohol, according to first responders. She agreed to perform field sobriety tests but was only able to do one test as she was in the back of an ambulance, and she performed poorly on it. Buchanan had a prior DUI in 2010. Though her bond was initially set at $2,500, Judge Massey-Grimes struck that amount down and released her on her own recognizance (ROR).

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Brittany Holguin charged after biting husband, sticking her fingers in his mouth

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.

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