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Police Search For Man Wanted On 20 Charges

Posted at 5:32 PM, May 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-19 18:32:47-04

Police have been searching for a repeat domestic violence offender wanted on 20 outstanding warrants.

Authorities with the Metro Nashville Police Department said 29-year-old Adarion Morris has been charged in a wide range of alleged crimes related to six different incidents.

Officials provided the following timeline:

  • May 19: Morris is accused of physically assaulting his girlfriend after he entered her 25th Avenue North residence while she slept.  She awakened to him hitting and choking her.  Warrants were issued today charging him with aggravated assault, theft of property, harassment, and interference with an emergency call;
  • May 4: Morris fled from officers who were attempting to take him into custody on outstanding warrants.  He drove head-on into oncoming traffic, nearly striking an undercover vehicle occupied by two officers.  Aggravated assault  x 2 and felony evading arrest warrants were issued;
  • April 23: Morris is alleged to have thrown a chemical onto his girlfriend (not the same woman from today’s incident) during an argument at a night club that caused severe burns to her face.  An aggravated assault warrant was issued;
  • April 12: Morris is accused of robbing two acquaintances at gunpoint inside their Blank Street home where he held them for 45 minutes before leaving.  Arrest warrants were issued charging Morris with aggravated robbery x 2, aggravated kidnapping x 2, and felon in possession of a handgun;
  • April 5: Morris attacked his girlfriend (the same woman he assaulted this morning).  In this case, he struck her with a ceramic coffee mug causing a severe laceration to her face.  An arrest warrant charging him with aggravated assault was issued;
  • March 9: Morris struck a woman he was dating with a glass bottle during an argument inside a Brick Church Pike motel room, causing severe swelling to her head, arms, and hands.  An arrest warrant charging aggravated assault was issued.

                 
Morris was convicted of aggravated assault and domestic violence in February. After his conviction, he received a two year probated sentence.

His last known address was on 25th Avenue North. He’s also registered as an ex-con for weapons violations.

Officials added he was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in 2002.

Anyone with information on Morris’ whereabouts has been urged to contact the Emergency Communications Center at 615-862-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.