30-year-old Eric Thatcher is charged with the sexual exploitation of a minor after officers located over 100 sexual images of minors in his Dropbox online storage account. In some of the videos, the minor females were as young as toddlers, and some were dressed in bondage attire in the videos. During an interview, Thatcher admitted to receiving the videos and images and viewing them. He disclosed that he “at one time” had a sexual attraction to minors.
35-year-old Nashville Rapper & Franklin Realtor Houston Parks told Metro Nashville Police he smoked marijuana “minutes before driving,” according to an arrest warrant obtained by Scoop: Nashville overnight. He also confirmed the powder in his pocket was cocaine. Parks maintains an active real estate license with the state despite a 2006 DUI and drug possession charges, a 2007 charge for selling ‘woo’ (fake cocaine) and fleeing from police, a 2009 MNPD Undercover Information operation that caught him with a felony amount of cocaine, and yet another DUI charge in 2010. Warning: his Soundcloud link is in the story.
On May 16th, 29-year-old Felicia Andrus called police to her East Nashville location on Woodland Street to report a “missing person”. Officers arrived to find Felicia sitting in her Kia Soul with the keys in the center console of the vehicle. She stepped out to explain that she was attempting to locate her friend who she had been with at 3 Crow Bar, where she drank five green tea shots, four coronas, and a Bushwacker. She lost her friend, and she had his phone, and he had hers. She had been driving around East Nashville looking for him and decided to pull over at this location to seek police to assist in her search. Officers quickly realized she was still heavily intoxicated, and she agreed to perform field sobriety tests, on which she performed poorly. She would eventually blow a 0.227% BAC on a breathalyzer at booking.
Metro Nashville Police say they found 53-year-old Joseph Parisi on the sidewalk of 600 Broadway in downtown Nashville just before 7 p.m. Sunday, so intoxicated he didn’t know what day it was, why he was in Nashville, or how he planned to get back to where he was staying. He reportedly reeked of alcohol and admittedly had no one to care for him in his current condition. The officers then took him into custody and transported him to booking, charging him with public intoxication.
42-year-old John Paul Jones remains jailed in lieu of a $10,100 bond after police say he showed up outside the East Nashville home of Elmer Boykin, Jr., and stripped off his clothes until only a shirt remained on his body. He then came to the front door with rocks in his hand and demanded Boykin open the door. When Boykin refused, Jones smashed the glass door with a rock and told him, “I have 3 more rocks, and the next one is coming through the main glass.” He reached into the broken window pane and attempted to unlock the inner door. Boykin and Jones have a history, and police say Boykin has been the victim of several “domestic-related” calls with Jones in the past. Officer Kinsey arrived and de-escalated the situation before it could progress further, and took Jones into custody. A report from that evening notes the officer believed Jones to be under the influence of a controlled substance.
A roommate rumble left ‘Dakota’ Caleb Hooks-Johnson bloody and with welts, and 20-year-old Anthony Barnes in jail, charged with domestic assault. On May 16th, the duo had an argument about paperwork required by the leasing office of their apartment complex, and at some point, Barnes believed that Hooks-Johnson disrespected his girlfriend. The two went outside, separated, and attempted to discuss the matter in an adult matter, however, Barnes was not being reasonable. Barnes eventually followed his roommate back up the steps to the landing where they tussled, and Barns struck him with his fists until Caleb-Hooks picked him up around the waist. During the eventual brawl, a neighbor’s window was broken out, and Hooks-Johnson ended up with welts and redness on his back and cuts from the broken glass.
36-year-old Andre Scot Pfeiffer says he took an Ambien Monday night while in the living room of his apartment in the 1800 block of Church Street. Just after 2 a.m.Tuesday morning, video footage shows him walking across the street to St. Thomas Midtown Hospital, where he got into an ambulance and drove away. He then crashed into the scaffolding of a building just seven blocks away near 1100 Church Street. He exited the crashed ambulance and continued to walk toward downtown Nashville, where police apprehended him during his sidewalk stroll. He says the last thing he remembers before waking up in handcuffs is taking an Ambien in his living room.
23-year-old Brett Austin Hatch was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Friday on an outstanding citation for theft of property by possession. A 2020 citation details that police responded to a Nolensville Pike call in which Hatch was a suspect and found him parked partially on the street and partially on the sidewalk. A consent search of the vehicle produced a loaded Smith & Wesson handgun which had been reported as stolen from a Cheatham County residence in 2018.
Metro Nashville Police responded to Legends Corner at 428 Broadway for a disorderly person call on Saturday, where they found 43-year-old Jason O’Brian. They say he was so intoxicated he could not stand up straight, and when they told him this fact, he stated, “I am standing up straight!” — but he was not. When asked if he had someone who could care for him or come get him, he said “yes” but refused to provide any further information or point them out. Due to his extreme level of intoxication, he was transported to booking.
22-year-old Kevaughn Russell is charged with stabbing his Holston House co-worker Deangelo Key in the face and torso. Police say Key was transported to Vanderbilt Hospital for treatment, and during an interview with police he stated that Russell had a knife in his sleeve and began to stab him with it. The felony aggravated assault was also witnessed by co-workers Tavoy Noicely and Macdolph Longmore and captured on video surveillance. During the investigation, Russell was located at St. Thomas Midtown after checking himself into the emergency department with a complaint of a knife injury to his right hand. He confessed to the stabbing and was transported to Central Precinct.