8 sworn police officers, 2 firefighters, 1 dispatcher, & 1 Metro teacher. That’s how many government employees took part in the public shaming of a transgender citizen of Nashville. Metro confirms investigations are now in progress in multiple departments, including MNPD’s Office of Professional Accountability.
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 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…
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.
Bounty Hunter Dejuan Pittman was chasing a fugitive in #NorthNashville, when the fugitive’s driver rammed the bounty hunter’s vehicle. Pittman shot the driver – and now neither is cooperating with police.
Students today at McGavock were served drinks past their expiration date & bread that appears to be molded. When this happened in March, school officials said it was ‘a chemical reaction with eggs cooked with the biscuit. What will they say now that there’s no egg to blame? Details & photos…
Here is a video of last night’s officer involved shooting in Nashville, as well as frame-by-frame views from the video.
In what would become the 3rd officer involved shooting in 19 months, MNPD officers responded to a call of shots fired at 2400 Buena Vista Pike, the Overlook Ridge Apartments just after 10:30 PM Friday night. During the incident, a MNPD officer was shot in the thigh and ankle. Two other officers returned fire, killing the suspect. Roads and part of the interstate were shut down to traffic along the the route while an ambulance transported the injured officer to the hospital for treatment.
After the original charge was dismissed, a Grand Jury has now returned with 2 felony indictments for Tierni Williams, who put toilet water in the drinks of her TSU roommate, who then got sick over a period of weeks. She was booked on Friday, and posted a $5,000 bond.
Earlier this week we learned that local music producer Randy “High Rolla” Dickens had been caught on video hitting and beating a child. Now we know this likely wasn’t the first time. ALSO: The child’s mother, Nia Snow, now arrested on a child support attachment.