29-year-old Courtney Robinson was charged with vandalism when she used a bat to bust out all of the windows of her ex-boyfriend’s car for having a new girlfriend.
On September 26th, Memphis Police Department Officers Akata and Owens responded to a simple assault call at 5019 Jonetta Street. Zavier White stated that his ex-girlfriend Courtney Robinson came to his home angry that he had a new girlfriend. Robinson and his current girlfriend, Gloria Irby, then began to fight. Gloria Irby told officers that Robinson came to the house on Jonetta that she shares with White and started fighting her. Robinson bit Irby on the left arm leaving lacerations and punched Irby in the body and torso area.
Irby advised that White tried to separate them and Robinson spit on White. White tried to separate the two as they fought and Robinson spit on him. White said that Robinson then retrieved a bat from her gold Toyota Camry and busted out all four windows on White’s green SUV and the windshield of White’s SUV that was white in color. Robinson told White that she was going to wait on the police but fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival. Irby verified White’s statement.
Courtney Robinson flagged down officers at Fairley High School and stated that she was meeting White to get their kids when Irby started fighting her for no reason. White then punched her in the face, causing a small laceration on her upper lip. Robinson admitted to then retrieving a bat and busting out several windows on two vehicles. Officers noted a bite mark on Irby’s arm and broken windows on two vehicles at the scene. White advised the damage done would be in excess of $1,000. Memphis Fire Department came to the scene and cleared the suspect of needing medical attention. Lieutenant Thomas was advised of the situation.
Robinson signed a vehicle consent to search form. Officers retrieved the bat that Robinson advised that she used during the vandalism and a bloody shirt that she had on. Robinson also signed a vehicle hold harmless and released the vehicle to her friend Dontello Crawford. White and Robinson both filled out a DV hold harmless form. Robinson spoke to an FSC advocate. Officers determined Courtney Robinson to be the primary aggressor.
Courtney Robinson was arrested and charged with vandalism. Her bond was set at $750.