Russell Watkins consumes multiple drugs before breaking into room at Comfort Inn

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54-year-old Russell Watkins was booked after breaking into someone’s room at the Comfort Inn on White Bridge Place on January 9th. Officers arrived and located Watkins, who was inside of a closet on the property. The manager on duty advised that Watkins had broken into someone’s room and hopped over the counter. Officers spoke to the room’s occupants, and they did not want to prosecute. The manager on duty stated he also did not want to prosecute. Watkins was intoxicated and admitted to consuming multiple drugs, including cocaine and marijuana. Watkins smelt of alcohol, was sweating, and had dilated pupils. Watkins stated he had a room at the hotel, which officers confirmed. Officers decided to take Watkins into custody as he was deemed unable to care for himself.

Russell Watkins (MNPD)
Russell Watkins (MNPD)

Russell Watkins was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on January 9th, charged with public intoxication. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $500.

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