East Nashville Mother held minor child’s wrists while kicking her shins during assault, per report — Cheryl Holt a

47-year-old Cheryl Holt was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail early Tuesday morning, charged with the domestic assault of her minor child. Police say the minor child took her mother’s phone away from her because she was attempting to text threats to a third party. The minor returned to her bedroom, at which point Cheryl reportedly screamed at her from the hallway then punched her in the face and slapped her in the face. She then reportedly continued the assault by grabbing and holding her wrists while she kicked her in the shins. Responding officers observed and documented injuries on the minor child, as well as the apartment being in disarray. Cheryl Holt was transported to booking, charged with domestic assault with bodily injury, and is free on a $1,500 cash bond.

COMPLAINT:
2021-0644467
ARREST WARRANT / AFFIDAVIT:
On 12/2112021 at approximately 0200 hours, officers were dispatched to 702 Ramsey Street Apartment 202 for a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim, Minor Child, and the defendant, Cheryl Holt. Minor reported to officers that the defendant is her mother. Minor stated she took the defendant’s phone because the defendant was attempting to text threats to a third party.

The defendant began screaming at Minor outside Minor’s bedroom, in the hallway. The situation escalated when the defendant began hitting Minor on the left side of her head, multiple times, with both open and closed fists. The defendant then grabbed Minor by the wrists and began kicking Minor in her shins. Minor had a scratch on her wrist that appeared fresh.

Minor also stated the defendant was throwing Minor’s belongings around the apartment which officers did observe. Minor stated she had to push the defendant away in self-defense due to the defendant continuously hitting and kicking her. When Minor pushed the defendant away, the defendant hit her head on the door, causing a dent.

Officers also observed the dent in the door. The defendant reported that only a verbal argument took place. Officers took the defendant into custody due to the domestic relationship and having probable cause to believe the defendant caused bodily injury to Minor.
PROSECUTOR:
BENJAMIN J TASTO
SIGNED BY COMMISSIONER / JUDGE:
JOHN RICHARD MANSON
VICTIM:
MINOR CHILD
Cheryl I. Holt (MNPD)
Cheryl I. Holt (MNPD)
CASECHARGEBOND
GS958472ASSAULT, DOMESTIC BODILY INJURY1500

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DEFENDANT:HOLT, CHERYL L
AKA(s):CHERYL L HOLT
ADDRESS:702 RAMSEY ST
NASHVILLE, TN 37206
JMS ID:968397
CONTROL ID:605740
SEX:F
RACE:WHITE
DOB:03/26/1974 (47)
ADMITTED:12/21/2021 5:02:09 AM
RELEASED:12/21/2021 3:41:18 PM
BOND VIA: CASH/CREDIT

East Nashville Mother held minor child’s wrists while kicking her shins during assault, per report — Cheryl Holt a