Lataisha Smith punches woman in head, spits on her during argument

23-year-old Lataisha Smith was seen assaulting someone in a shopping center near North Germantown Parkway on January 30th. When officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with Ashanti Lowe, who stated that she and Smith had mutually agreed to meet up. Lowe proclaimed to officers that she and Smith had gotten into an argument, and it got heated. During the argument, Smith proceeded to strike Lowe several times in the head and torso. Lowe also stated she fell to the ground and that Smith continued to punch her. Lowe also claimed that Smith spat on her as well. Lowe had a video of the altercation and showed it to officers. On February 2nd, Lowe gave a statement about the assault and identified Smith in a photo lineup. Smith was taken into custody on April 24th and was charged with assault.


Lataisha Smith of Arbor Hollow in Memphis, TN, was booked into the Shelby County Jail on April 24th, charged with assault. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $5,000.

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