Tourist Joe Meehan deemed too drunk for downtown Nashville

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27-year-old Joe Meehan was jailed after being so drunk on Broadway that when officers told him to throw his beer away, he poured it out and threw the can on the ground in front of them. Officers were flagged down by bouncers at Jason Aldean’s Bar after Meehan refused to leave. When the officers arrived on the scene, Meehan walked outside the bar but would not leave the area. He smelled of alcohol, had bloodshot eyes, and was unsteady on his feet. He was too drunk to tell officers if he was with anyone or where he was staying. Meehan was holding an open beer while he was speaking with officers outside of the bar. When the police told him he needed to throw it away. He emptied it and threw the can on the ground. He was then taken into custody.

Joseph Meehan (MNPD)
Joseph Meehan (MNPD)

Joseph Meehan was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on April 21, charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $200, and he was given pre-trial release from their facility.

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