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Florida Fugitive Wanted for Attempted Murder Arrested in Davidson County

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A man wanted for attempted murder out of Florida, as well as an aggravated assault warrant out of Nashville, is in the Davidson County Jail this morning.

Frankie Batey tried to sneak out the back door while Metro police was serving warrants yesterday at 1615 Northview Avenue, but they apprehended him. Besides being wanted for attempted murder, according to the affidavit, he is also wanted for an aggravated assault in Davidson County from seven years ago.

Batey is accused of beating his ex-girlfriend on May 26, 2007, says the affidavit. She told police they would never catch him.

Batey is booked on $525,000 bond.


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