Rebecca Whitnel


Police Charge Couple with Domestic Violence, Man Hospitalized

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

JACKSON, Tenn.- A violent fight between a couple in south jackson... sends one to the hospital and one to jail.

Rebecca Whitnel of Dyersburg is jailed on a charge of aggravated domestic assault. Officers said around 10:30 p.m., Wednesday she ran over her boyfriend in the area of Clayton Street and Bemis Lane.

Officers said before getting behind the wheel, Whitnel had been pushed from the car as it was moving by her boyfriend, Jesse Palanki.
He is hospitalized in stable condition.

When released, he will be booked on a count of simple domestic assault.


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