Melissa Swift cuts girlfriend with knife multiple times during argument

41-year-old Melissa Swift, owner of Tumble Zone Inflatables, was involved in a domestic incident with her girlfriend, Amanda Gaddy, at a Zelda Lane residence on April 23rd. When officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with Gaddy, who stated that she and Swift got into a verbal altercation that turned physical. Gaddy stated that Swift was armed with a knife and had begun swinging at her, cutting her arms. Gaddy then said that she attempted to grab the knife, which is when she received cuts on her hand. Officers then located Swift hiding in the backyard, and took her into custody. Officers spoke with Swift, who claimed that she did not cut Gaddy. Officers then spoke with the 9-year-old daughter of Gaddy. The child stated she heard her mother screaming to “get off of her.” The child also claimed that she had seen Swift on top of Gaddy with a knife,  attempting to stab her. Swift was charged with domestic assault and aggravated assault.


Melissa S. Swift of Belfast Dr in Memphis, TN, was booked into the Shelby County Jail on April 24th, charged with domestic assault with bodily harm and aggravated assault. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $7,000.

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