Security Guard Charged With Sexual Battery

Posted at 9:27 AM, Mar 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-17 13:08:52-04

A security guard has been charged in connection with a sexual battery.

According to reports, the security guard, identified as Aaron Mepham, was charged with attacking a woman. Officials said he was an employee of G4S Secure Solutions, which is a company the Davidson County Sheriff's Office contracted to run security at several businesses. Mepham had been assigned to work at Metro Courthouse.

Authorities confirmed Mepham was not on duty at the time of this incident. Officials said the female victim was a civilian employee with the Metro Nashville Police Department.

The victim said Mepham walked her to her vehicle at a downtown business parking lot after dark. 
That’s when Mepham allegedly grabbed her at the waist suddenly, pulled her toward him, and started kissing her.

She said he then told her he wanted to follow her home.

The woman told officers she pulled away, jumped in the car, and drove home where she called police.
Authorities said the security guard admitted to detectives he grabbed and kissed the victim.
Mepham was charged with sexual battery. No further details were known.