Alexus Pettis threatens woman in front of police, tells her she was going to “beat her a**!”

28-year-old Alexus Lavette Pettis had an altercation with Dneshia Anderson at her Briercrest Lane apartment around 7:45 p.m. on May 16th. When officers arrived, they observed Anderson’s girlfriend walking inside Pettis’s apartment, so they went to detain her. As officers did this, Pettis started to threaten Anderson, saying she was going to “smack and beat her ass.” Officers asked her to stop, but she continued and told Anderson to leave. While waiting for her to leave, Pettis ran inside and locked officers out of her unit, where, according to Anderson, she hit her on the head. Pettis was taken into custody for assault on May 17th.

Alexus Pettis (SCSO)
Alexus Pettis (SCSO)

Alexus Lavette Pettis of Highland Street in Memphis, TN, was booked into the Shelby County Jail on May 17th, charged with assault. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $3,500.

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