MNPD Officer Barrett Teague RESIGNS after video of physical confrontation with citizen, closing the investigation.

Officer Barrett Teague today submitted his irrevocable and non-appealable letter of resignation from the MNPD to be effective after he serves a (meaningless) 30-day suspension without pay for conduct unbecoming a member of the police department.

Nashville wiretap nets 1/2 kilo of cocaine, 55K cash from Kevin Navarro drug organization

The head of a local drug trafficking organization, Kevin Navarro, and multiple associates are now charged as a result of a joint investigation using wiretaps, interception of electronic communications, and numerous controlled purchases of cocaine. Here’s how MNPD took them down.

“Stop Resisting!” MNPD vs. Dallas Cook

After Dallas Cook’s fingerprints came back as a match to an open burglary case, MNPD officers attempted to serve him with the warrant on Monday. He briefly evaded them at his back door, and once they caught up with him, police say he fought with them, even after he was taken to the ground.

Ashland City Nurse diverted pain meds from assisted living patients, says nursing board

The Tennessee Board of Nursing has disciplined Misty Hoke (LPN) for diverting pain medications from patients at Vantage Point Assisted Living in Ashland City, TN, and being high on the diverted drugs while being the Assistant Executive Directory of the facility.

Police say staff at Tequila Cowboy held down an innocent man while others brutally beat him

Editors Note: Metro Nashville Police Department reports of this incident all reflect the location as “Jason Aldean’s Bar”, however, the actual incident occurred at Tequila Cowboy (305 vs 307 Broadway). The two venues share a wall and are owned by the same restaurant group, and all security employees wear the same uniform. We have updated the article to reflect ‘Tequila Cowboy’ as the location, despite the location named in MNPD incident reports as Jason Aldean’s Bar.Metro Police say a patron who was physically sick and committed no crime was unlawfully…

MNPD makes pettiest of petty drug arrest for ‘facilitation’ of a drug sale

Mark Stevens didn’t have any cocaine, but Metro Nashville Police charged him with a felony when an undercover detective approached him downtown and asked if he had “any powder?”, and Stevens said “no” but told the undercover where he could find some on another street.