Carnival Kia Owner Arrested On Domestic Assault, Weapons Charges
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – A local car dealer was arrested in Williamson County after turning himself in on charges of domestic assault and for being a felon in possession of a weapon.
Officials with the Brentwood Police Department said Jerry "Chris" Bostick, age 53, turned himself in to police headquarters on Monday.
A police affidavit said Bostick and his wife got into an argument on Sunday night. When she tried to leave the house, the affidavit said Bostick slammed the front door, which struck the side of his wife's face.
The affidavit also said Ms. Bostick tried to call 911, but Bostick knocked the phone out of her hand.
She eventually left the house, and called Brentwood Police from the parking lot of Brentwood High School. Officers went to the couple's home on Princeton Hills Drive, and found Bostick had left on foot. He was contacted, but officers said he refused to return.
The affidavit said Ms. Bostick had a visible knot on the right side of her upper cheek, and a visible red mark on her right arm. She declined medical treatment.Ms. Bostick had made an audio recording of the altercation, according to the affidavit.
Bostick was released after posting a $5,000 bond. A court date was set for November 15.
Bostick owns the Carnival Kia Automotive Group, which has dealerships in Franklin, Hickory Hollow and Rivergate.
NewsChannel5 has uncovered several charges on Bostick's record out of Florida in 1989, including resisting arrest and felony concealed weapons charges. After being convicted of a felony, Bostick was not allowed to possess firearms.