Larico Nelson admits to shooting Kevin Stewart near IHOP, claims self-defense

The suspected gunman in Friday morning’s fatal shooting of Kevin Stewart near the Antioch IHOP has met with South Precinct detectives, surrendered his pistol, and reports that he shot Stewart in self-defense as Stewart was raising a gun toward him. The 23-year-old admitted shooter, Larico Nelson, who was legally in possession of a pistol, and two 22-year-old friends who were with him, gave full statements before leaving the South Precinct.  Their accounts of the events Friday morning will be shared with the District Attorney’s Office. Nelson reported that Stewart, 32,…

SCOOP: Witness to Antioch murder says she told MNPD shots came from Audi, was ignored, not believed.

SCOOP: It was 21 hours after Kevin Steward was shot and killed before MNPD got the correct suspects and their vehicle information out to the public. However, a witness to the murder that attempted CPR on the victim, told police the shots were fired from a black Audi shortly after it happened – and she says they ignored her, even called her a liar, as they put out the wrong information to the public, not correcting it for nearly 21 hours after the murder

Why Dr. Shawn Joseph requires a chauffeur: He’s horrible at driving & paying tickets.

Reckless driving charges, speeding, 54 in a 35 mph zone, 85 in a 55 mph zone, failure to appear. Tickets in multiple states, one of them unpaid for years. It’s no wonder why MNPS Director Shawn Joseph prefers a personal driver for his daily activities across the city.

Two brothers arrested with 18 pounds of crystal meth at Dickerson Rd Walmart

The 2 week long investigation ended today in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart at 3458 Dickerson Pike, where the men were in a parked vehicle to make a suspected drug transaction. Seized during a search of the car were the 18 pounds of methamphetamine, 17 grams of marijuana, one loaded handgun, & $1,680 cash.

Mayor Briley uses clever phrasing to hide opposition to Community Oversight Board proposal

Mayor David Briley participated In a town hall event Tuesday night at The Temple, that was live tweeted by his staff to the official @MayorBriley account. Observers noticed that staffers from the Mayor’s office were copying and pasting pre-written answers to the public twitter feed for the world to see, while the Mayor’s in-person answers left many wondering why they didn’t seem to match up when it came to Community Oversight and the upcoming referendum. It was clever phrasing that many did not pick up on. The Mayor’s office today…

The takedown of a real-life Nashville pimp

Mohamed Muse told the detective “take your time, and have fun”. Detective Wilson asked him what his name was, and he replied “Jamal, same as on the card”. Wilson then asked him for a condom, and Mohamed Muse(aka Jamal Rain) provided Detective Wilson with two grey packaged condoms and a cigarette.