October 19, 2014 10:29 pm -

It’s been a bad season for outgoing Tennessee State Senator Jim Summerville.


Summerville was arrested twice this weekend — just one month after he was arrested for public intoxication, police said.

The outgoing Republican senator from Dickson, Tenn., has been charged with stalking and assault in separate incidents involving his neighbor, Lt. Todd Christian said.

On Friday night, Summerville was arrested after neighbor Cecilia Donaven filed stalking charges, WSMV-TV Nashville reports. Summerville was released on bail.

He was arrested again on Saturday on assault charges after allegedly leaving jail and threatening Donaven. He was released on $10,000 bond with the condition of staying away from his neighbor, WSMV-TV reported.

Last month, Summerville was arrested for public intoxication for sitting and drinking in several Dickson residents’ yards…

These arrests are not the first time Summerville, whose term ends after the Nov. 4 election, has made headlines for his controversial behavior.

Last year, he threatened GOP lawmakers who voted against his failed measure to eliminate affirmative action initiatives in Tennessee higher education institutions.

Summerville was also criticized for an email he sent insulting the Legislature’s black caucus.

“I don’t give a rat’s ass what the black caucus thinks,” he wrote in his email to then-black caucus chairwoman Barbara Cooper.[su_csky_ad]

D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

13 responses to Republican State Senator Arrested For Stalking A Month After Public Intoxication Charge

  1. Guy Lauten October 19th, 2014 at 10:39 pm

    and after Nov. 4th no one will give a rat’s-ass about you, Mr. Summerville.
    Don’t let the door hit you on the way out…

  2. whatthe46 October 19th, 2014 at 10:46 pm

    “He was released on $10,000 bond with the condition of staying away…” that’s b.s. his bail should have been at least 100k. what’s it gonna take, him killing her? bad enough he looks like chester, chester the child molester, he’s a racist to boot. ignorant fool.

  3. tiredoftea October 19th, 2014 at 10:53 pm

    He seems nice. He does bring his own alcohol.

    • whatthe46 October 19th, 2014 at 11:00 pm


  4. William October 19th, 2014 at 11:04 pm

    Totally looks like

    • whatthe46 October 20th, 2014 at 12:12 am

      thanks. now i’ll never look at my doll the same way ever again.

    • red-diaper-baby 1942 October 20th, 2014 at 1:08 am

      I hadn’t noticed the resemblance before, but you’re absolutely right. Except that Gollum is slightly better-looking, and a whole lot more sincere.

      • whatthe46 October 20th, 2014 at 1:24 am

        but, gollum’s crazy side is also a stalker.

  5. AAASuperPatriot October 19th, 2014 at 11:36 pm

    I can’t understand stories like this.

    A good looking guy like that could get any woman he wants. Why would he stalk?

  6. KB723 October 20th, 2014 at 12:50 am

    Wait!!! Does his nose have a foreskin??? =(

  7. rg9rts October 20th, 2014 at 3:01 am

    What a sweetheart….how many times was he reelected?

  8. fahvel October 20th, 2014 at 3:44 am

    you must be really fkd up drunk to stalk a month.

  9. Candide Thirtythree October 20th, 2014 at 5:26 am

    Some times a democrat behaves badly but republicans out do democrats 10 to 1 or more and the republicans always do stuff that is WAY worse.