Canadian Robert Farrington jailed after “poking” Nashville Firefighter in downtown Nashville

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39-year-old Canadian Robert Farrington was “poking a firefighter” at Rippy’s bar in downtown Nashville late Saturday night, causing them to alert nearby police. The firefighter told officers that Farrington was previously fighting two other individuals as they approached him and ended the altercation. He continued to “poke” the firefighter and was extremely intoxicated throughout the interaction. Unable to provide information about his friends or hotel, he was taken into custody and transported to booking. He pulled away and became combative during his arrest and was additionally charged with resisting arrest.

Robert Farrington (MNPD)
Robert Farrington (MNPD)

Robert Farrington of Wilson Rd. in Oshawa, ON, Canada, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on November 25, charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication. He is free on a $4,000 bond.

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