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Stabbing victim keeps battling

By DAVID MELSON - dmelson@t-g.com
Posted 8/9/22

A cut artery didn’t stop a seriously-injured Shelbyville man from trying to get at his alleged attacker Saturday night.

Christopher Jerome Harris Jr., 43, of Shoma Drive allegedly stabbed …

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Stabbing victim keeps battling

A cut artery didn’t stop a seriously-injured Shelbyville man from trying to get at his alleged attacker Saturday night.
Christopher Jerome Harris Jr., 43, of Shoma Drive allegedly stabbed Ronald Jamel Singleton, 28, of White Street, in the neck during a dispute over money at Blue Ribbon Inn, North Main Street.
Harris told police he stabbed Singleton in the bottom of his chin with a car key as Singleton advanced toward him.
Police charged Harris with aggravated domestic assault and aggravated assault. He was released with no bond set.
Singleton was charged with disorderly conduct after repeatedly cursing at officers, attempting to push past them to reach Harris, and refusing to let medical personnel treat his injury, the report said. He was taken to a Nashville hospital.
Violent acts
A man allegedly pointed a handgun at a Bedford County deputy as he arrived at a Kingdom Road home Thursday to investigate a report of a man threatening to kill law enforcement and family members.
Jeptha D. Alsup IV allegedly lowered but refused to relinquish the weapon and walked into a wooded area. Alsup eventually exited the woods and a standoff lasted around 15 minutes. Deputies were able to arrest Alsup after he eventually dropped the gun.
A neighbor told deputies Alsup spray painted words on his Corvette, along with vulgarities on his own car, the night before.
Alsup was charged with aggravated assault, domestic assault, and resisting stop/frisk/halt/search. and was hospitalized for mental evaluation, investigators said.
•A man briefly pointed a rifle at another man and threatened to kill him Thursday before the victim took the weapon out of his hands, according to a Bedford County Sheriff’s Office report.
Antonio M. Catalan Herrera, 41, of Highway 41A North returned to the victim’s home on Sunrise Court with a pistol, only to find waiting Shelbyville police officers. The officers determined he was intoxicated.
He was charged with aggravated assault, DUI, open container, unlawful possession of a weapon, no driver’s license and possession of a handgun while intoxicated, and released on $14,000 bond.
Drug charge
An estimated 0.3 grams of methamphetamine was confiscated from a suspect being served with a warrant at a White Street home Sunday, Shelbyville police said.
Darrell Steven Graves, 61, of Whitaker Road, was charged with possession of a schedule 2 drug and paraphernalia and held on $7,000 bond. Police said 0.3 grams were found in his clothing.
•A utility trailer containing a Bad Boy mower was stolen from outside a Dover Street home eaerly Sunday, police said.
Also reported to area authorities:
•Two television sets, four air conditioners, and furniture were stolen from a Cliffside Avenue home last week, police were told Sunday.
•An iPhone was taken Thursday afternoon while left briefly beside a drink machine at Circle K, North Main Stree
•A child’s bicycle was stolen from the yard of a Church Street home overnight Friday.
Fired up
A couple allegedly fired five shots into the air after being refused “dinner food” at Burger King, North Main Street, around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
The couple, in a black SUV, had been told at the drive-up window the breakfast menu had just gone into effect.
Jail intake
The following were arrested since Thursday by the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, Shelbyville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol or 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force. They are only charged; guilt or innocence will be determined by the courts.
•Kiontae D. Caldwell, 27, Murfreesboro; simple possession; held, $1,500 bond
•Antonio M. Catalan Herrera, 41, Highway 41A North; aggravated assault, DUI, open container, unlawful possession of a weapon, no driver’s license, possession of a handgun while intoxicated; released, $14,000 bond
•Derek B. Chmielewski, 25, McMinnville; DUI; released, $2,500 bond
•Brandon W. Dahmer, 23, Webb Road West, Bell Buckle; domestic assault (two counts); held, $5,000 bond
•Jai Madison Evans, 23, Murfreesboro; possession of schedule 6 drug; released, $1,500 bond
•Anthony Michael Fecarotta, 27, Madison, Tennessee; possession of schedule 6 drug; released, $1,500 bond
•Darrell Steven Graves, 61, Whitaker Road; possession of schedule 2 drug and paraphernalia; held, $7,000 bond
•Christopher Jerome Harris Jr., 43, Shoma Drive; aggravated domestic assault, aggravated assault; released, no bond
•Marco Herrera, 41, Highway 41A North;
•Manuel Iglesas Montes, 25, Newark, New Jersey; possession of schedule 6 drug and paraphernalia; released, $1,000 bond
•Juan Felipe Juan, 64, East Lane Street; DUI; released, $2,500 bond
•James Robert Landshef, 62, Fairground Heights; DUI, possession of schedule 2 drug; held, $19,500 bond
•Tamia Mone’ McAdoo, 21, Madison Street; domestic assault, assault (two counts); released, $2,500 bond
•Abel Angel Mirelez, 25, Butler Avenue; evading arrest by motor vehicle; released, $5,000 bond
•Amanda Lynn Mitchell, 53, Birch Street; DUI (second offense); released, $4,500 bond
•Edelmar De Jesus Monzon Lopez, 36, King Arthur Court; DUI (second offense); released, $5,000 bond
•Terry Dwight J. Mooningham. 39, homeless, Shelbyville; evading arrest, theft of property over $2,500, theft of property over $1,000 (two counts), reckless endangerment; held, $250,000 bond
•Juan Alberto Santiago, 26, Quail Hollow Lane; DUI; released, $3,000 bond
•Brian Lynn Smith, 42, Butler Street; domestic assault; held, $2,500 bond
•Hernandez Tomas, 41, Jonathan Court; domestic assault; held, $2,500 bond
•Jalin K. Turner, 23, Murfreesboro; simple possession; released, $1,500 bond
•Ruben Velazquez, 39, Archery Lane; DUI; released, $2,500 bond
•Sydney Jade Williams, 20, West Blackman Boulevard; Wartrace; DUI, underage drinking; released, $3,500 bond

•Arturo Zazueta, 41, Smith Street; DUI, reckless driving, speeding; held, $8,000 bond


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