46-year-old Curtis Saxbury, a business owner from Missouri visiting Nashville for his birthday was arrested over the weekend after police say he told his wife he was about to grab the ass of a Metro Nashville Police Officer conducting mask enforcement and then did just that. The officer reports the contact was ‘very intentional’ as he got a grip on her right buttock.
30-year-old Kristy Regis, an aspiring social media influencer and self-described Trump Patriot, faces multiple charges after Metro says she repeatedly kicked the police officer who arrested her.
22-year-old wide receiver JaVonta Payton was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail just before 3 a.m. Monday on an outstanding citation for reckless driving, after police say he was doing doughnuts near Percy Priest Lake in July of 2019.
Metro Police found 39-year-old Steven Stokely, the well-known former GM of SATCO, dozed behind the wheel of a white Range Rover with yellow rims. He stated “I’m gonna be honest, I’ve got a little bud in here” Officers found 11 pounds of marijuana, 4.8 pounds of edibles (cookies, muffins, brownies), 127 grams of gummies, 47 x 30 mg Oxycodone pills, 92 blue Xanax bars, and 3 Naloxone pills inside the vehicle.
Downtown Nashville bars remained closed this weekend, and when they re-open Monday they will have a 25-patron limit enforced on them. Meanwhile, Nashville’s strip clubs and Hookah bars continue to push capacity limits with no restrictions enforced by Nashville’s Mayor John Cooper, whose office declined to comment on this story.
Nashville Police issued 1,900 verbal mask warnings and issued 16 citations Saturday night during the same period.
[NSFW Content] Despite orders by Mayor John Cooper and the Nashville Health Department, private house parties of more than 25 people continued this weekend as bars and clubs in the city remained shuttered due to the #COVID19 pandemic.
VIDEO: Metro Councilwoman compares people who transmit COVID-19 without wearing a mask, to those who transmit HIV; asks for them to be similarly charged in the criminal court system – asking if Metro Council can create such legislation. She’s visibly disappointed when she learns she doesn’t have that power.
A 61-year-old homeless Black man is the first arrest made by Metro Nashville Police for violating the city’s health regulation by not wearing a mask. They say he had two in his pocket, but refused to place one on his face.
Nashville drag legend Paige Turner (Darrell Myers) died on July 4th, 2020, at age 33. Paige was in and out of the local spotlight for years and graced almost every stage at some point in her career, even appearing in Nashville’s fashion model circuit and a Robin Williams movie. She also appeared in the pages of Scoop a few times, and despite hating the coverage, she often disclosed how much it helped her personal growth in some areas of life. There’s one thing for certain – once you met her, you never forgot her.
In an announcement Tuesday morning, city officials announced that Nashville will retreat to a hybrid version of Phase II of the COVID-19 reopening plan. Bars will be closed for two weeks, starting tonight. No downtown fireworks. No large gatherings.