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Domestic Assault


MTSU student Joshua Washington, a freshman in the Behavioral and Health Sciences program, was arrested on January 29 for domestic assault against his girlfriend, who lives in the campus dormitory Judd Hall. Officers were called to the scene at 6:43 p.m. after reports of a “verbal dispute.” Washington told officers that he went to confront …

Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office A Rutherford County Adult Detention Center deputy was fired after being arrested for domestic assault Saturday night, according to a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office press release. The release states that Michael Dandre Brooks, 23, of Readyville, Tennessee, was charged with domestic assault of his former girlfriend. Brooks allegedly made …

Two MTSU students were arrested on campus for domestic assault and vandalism last Thursday at approximately 11:02 p.m. According to the report, MTSU Police officers were dispatched to Monohan Hall to respond to a possible domestic assault victim. Upon arrival, the officers spoke with a female student who claimed that she had been assaulted by …

Photo by Scott Broden/Daily News Journal A Rutherford County Sheriff is currently facing an ultimatum made by U.S. Magistrate Judge Alistair Newbern, concerning the sheriff’s domestic assault charges. According to reports by the Daily News Journal, Robert Arnold returned to court on Wednesday for Judge Newbern’s ruling on whether Arnold violated terms of his pre-release trial …

By Evan Dunne // Staff Writer  Murfreesboro Police responded to a report of aggravated domestic assault towards an MTSU student on Wednesday. The assault occurred at University Ridge Apartments, located on South Rutherford Boulevard, while the events leading up to the assault took place at various locations. The victim said her boyfriend, 21-year-old Chukwuoi Echetebu, assaulted her …

Photo by Rachael Keisling // Staff Photographer No matter your stance on the issue of campus assault, it’s hard to argue against the fact that most college organizations concerned with issues of abuse, specifically sexual abuse, are geared toward prevention and dealing with the aftermath. Targeted toward victims, these groups often do more to teach them how to ‘prevent’ …