Mellviya Edwards swings knife at boyfriend during argument


22-year-old Mellviya Edwards was involved in a domestic altercation with her boyfriend, Damarion McGee, at an Arnold Road residence on May 9th. When the officers arrived, they spoke with McGee, who stated that while he was sleeping, Edwards came home and started arguing about an ongoing incident between them. McGee then claimed Edwards approached him aggressively before swinging at him with a closed fist. McGee informed officers that he “tussled back” but ran into the bathroom. McGee also stated that as he was closing the bathroom door, Edwards grabbed a knife and swung it inside the open space. McGee said that he then closed the door and called officers. Officers then spoke with Edwards, who was lying down, and she stated that they were arguing then had a fight. Officers deemed Edwards to be the primary aggressor, and she was taken into custody for domestic assault. 


Mellviya Edwards was booked into Shelby County Jail on May 9th, charged with domestic assault. She was released on her own recognizance.

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