18-year-old Jose Cruz was leaving a car meet in his red Mustang on Franklin Pike as officers pulled into the parking lot where the sideshow was happening on Franklin Pike. Officers noticed the clear plastic cover on the temporary license plate made it unreadable and initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle. Cruz stated he did not a driver’s license and was taken into custody on the charge as officers were unable to positively identify him for a citation.
Metro Nashville Police stopped 40-year-old Ryan Whitney as he was attempting to cross Broadway in downtown Nashville where there was no crosswalk. Whitney walked a short distance away and then returned and began to drunkenly yell and scream at the police, demanding an explanation of why he could not cross there. Police told him to move along about his evening multiple times and gave him one final chance to walk away before advising him he was under arrest for public intoxication. He then resisted arrest and had to be placed against a wall by multiple officers to get him in both handcuffs.
56-year-old James Chester Peet of New York was found passed out in downtown Nashville in an alley near 4th & Broadway in the early hours of Sunday morning. Once he was awoken, officers detected a strong smell of alcohol coming from Peet, and he was obviously too intoxicated to care for himself. As an ambulance was called to assist him, Peet disclosed he had a handgun on his hip. After he declined further medical treatment, he was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication and possession of a handgun while intoxicated.
Police say 22-year-old Jordan Roberts crashed his car in the early hours of Sunday morning and fled the crash site in his damaged vehicle. He was later found unresponsive in his vehicle at the 7-Eleven on Hwy 70 South. Nashville Fire was the first on scene and observed Roberts to be unresponsive behind the wheel while parked at a gas pump, with the car covered in debris from the earlier crash. Inside the vehicle was a half-consumed can of beer. Roberts had regained consciousness by the time police arrived, and they reported he reeked of alcohol. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and would later blow a 0.144% BAC on a breathalyzer.
18-year-old Grant Philip Winn was driving a vehicle that crashed into another vehicle head-on on I-65 South in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police say Winn was driving Northbound in the Southbound lanes when the crash occurred. He was sitting on the ground by his crashed vehicle when police arrived and admitted to drinking prior to driving, stating he had been at a party and consumed “two beers.” He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI and underage drinking.
Metro Nashville Police responded to an assault call on Friday night at Play Dance Bar to find 36-year-old Mikhail Petrov standing outside the club acting erratic and reeking of alcohol. Before police arrived, security at Nashville’s most prominent gay club detained Petrov due to a physical altercation with staff. Petrov was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
Metro Nashville Police say 31-year-old Kathleen McMunn was driving home from a date in East Nashville when she crashed into two parked cars on Chicamauga Ave. During the date, McMunn says she had three beers and five glasses of water. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and would later blow a 0.179% BAC on a breathalyzer.
22-year-old Zyshonn Burleson is charged with the assault of a bouncer at Play Dance Bar on Church Street in Nashville who refused to let him enter a closed portion of the venue. Jelani Kimber says as the club was closing early Saturday morning, parts of the club were blocked off to move people to the front of the club. Kimber was holding his arm out to let patrons know they could not enter this particular area when Burleson approached and began to call him names and used his hand to push the bouncer in the face, causing him to fall backward. Kimber then detained Burleson until police arrived.
Metro Nashville Police working the Entertainment District Initiative in downtown Nashville encountered 24-year-old Landon Myers of Rome City, Indiana, who had been in a fight with another patron at Legends Corner. When officers arrived, Myers was on the floor of the venue and had dropped his wallet, which had his ID visible from the outside front sleeve. In it, officers also observed a baggie that is believed to be cocaine. After being evaluated, Myers refused any further medical treatment and left the EMS vehicle. He showed signs of being extremely intoxicated and was taken into custody for public intoxication and drug possession.
28-year-old Andrew Scott faces a DUI charge after police observed him driving just before 4 a.m. Sunday while dragging his front bumper along with him on the ground at 65 mph in a 40 mph zone on White Bridge Pike. A subsequent traffic stop revealed him to be the driver of the vehicle, and he told officers he was returning from a friend’s house and CookOut and eventually admitted to drinking both beer and liquor prior to driving. He seemed surprised there was damage to the front end of his vehicle, despite the horrendous noise it was making on the roadway before the stop, but eventually stated he might have run over a curb. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was taken into custody.