Downtown Nashville has claimed another arrest in our #bspotter / #VisitMusicCity series documenting the public intoxication arrests in the city’s core which thrives on the sale of alcohol. 22-year-old Kennedy Thompson was found near the Hilton Garden Inn on KVB jumping out into the roadway and being belligerent, according to an arrest report. Police attempted to divert him to medical care, but he refused all services, resulting in an arrest for public intoxication and resisting arrest, as he pulled away when they took him into custody. Thompson is free on pre-trial release.
Metro Nashville Police say 22-year-old Walter Bryce Harrill got into an argument with another patron at Play Dance Bar on Church Street, and when security attempted to break up the altercation, he punched the employee in the face, leaving an injury and breaking his $655 prescription eyeglasses. Harrill was detained until police arrived, and was heavily intoxicated. He is charged with public intoxication, vandalism, and assault Harrill is free on pre-trial release.
19-year-old Emi Amador Canales arrived at her gated apartment community, The Club Apartments in Antioch, at 4 a.m. but was unable to get the gate to open. She began honking her horn, alerting AEGIS Security Officer Jonathan Rickaway who began shining a light in her car, and causing the situation to quickly escalate as words were exchanged and she smacked the flashlight from his hand, hitting him in the arm. Taking offense to her reaction, Rickaway took it upon himself to reach into her vehicle and attempt to put her vehicle in park.
In reaction to a man reaching inside her vehicle, she began fighting Rickaway and eventually rammed the gates with her vehicle in an attempt to flee away from this security guard. Rickaway got one cuff on her arm during the struggle, however, she escaped to the backseat and grabbed her loaded handgun. Police eventually arrived and charged Canales with assault and vandalism. Rickaway faced no charges. Canales is free on pre-trial release.
26-year-old Quimeshia Heard is charged with domestic assault after a citizen called police to report a couple was fighting inside a blue Hyundai Sonata which was traveling on a local roadway. Once officers located the vehicle and made a traffic stop, they found the victim driving the vehicle, identified as Kenneth Ferguson. He was bleeding and had visible injuries to his hands. Quimesha admitted they were arguing over “something stupid” when she punched him and then bit his hand while he was driving, causing a considerable injury. Heard is free on a $1,500 bond.