AirBNB Guests Arrested for Stealing Neighbor’s Eggo Waffles & Cheez-Its. #Felonies #AggBurglary

In town for a bachelor party, AirBNB guests burglarize the house next door – for Eggo Waffles & Cheez-Its. Each was arrested on aggravated burglary charges and are free on bond.

MNPD Chief Anderson Weighs In on STRP Vote to City Council Members: His Officers Aren’t Babysitters

Late Friday afternoon, MNPD Chief Steve Anderson sent the email below to every member of the Nashville Metro Council, in regards to the current STRP debate and the upcoming votes in the council. We were rather fond of this reminder from the Chief – reminding folks (Like Brett Withers) that they can’t call the police because someone has a blow up doll in the window of their AirBNB: “It is often assumed that police officers have the authority to order persons to comply with the law or with good behavior. …

Michael Tran Uses East Nashville AirBNB to receive 6 Pounds of Marijuana [ARREST]

This past Thursday, January 4th, MNPD arrested Michael Tran (San Diego, CA address) for receiving 6 pounds of high grade marijuana at an East Nashville AirBNB he was renting. Detectives with the MNPD Major Case Task Force were working in conjunction with Detectives with the Franklin Police Department on an ongoing investigation involving the Defendant. On January 3 the Defendant traveled into East Nashville, from San Diego California. Michael Tran went to the AirBNB he had rented at 1007B N. 14th St in East Nashville. The next day, on January…

STRP: Michael Ton had 20lbs of High Grade Weed Shipped to Nashville AirBNB

In reviewing some of the AirBNB related crimes for the past quarter, we came upon Michael Ton – who had 20lbs of high grade marijuana shipped to a Nashville AirBNB – receiving half from USPS, and half from Fedex. In mid-september, MNPD Officers observed a Lexus LS400  traveling inbound on Ellington Pkwy near Douglas Ave. A records check of the vehicle’s TN tag indicated the tag was registered to a 2006 Dodge Caravan. A traffic stop was initiated on Ellington Pkwy at Cleveland St. Officers report that the driver, Michael…

AirBNB Host says “That’s Just How Black People Act” – Awakens AirBNB Guest at Gunpoint for Trashing Property

In mid-November, David Criswell had an AirBNB guest stay that didn’t go well. In fact, before it was all said and done, he entered the currently rented unit with a gun drawn, and removed the AirBNB guest – after someone told him there was “shadiness” going on at the AirBNB. According to the AirBNB guest, the host “awoke him at gunpoint”. According to Criswell, it all start with a reservation from a lady ‘Dee’ – who would turn out to be renting the AirBNB for her son, Solomon, thought it…

East Nashville STRP Complaints – 2017: The first 200 Days.

Last week we passed the 200th day of 2017, and wanted to take that marker to look back on a hot topic here in East Nashville – STRP (Short Term Rental Property) Complaints. For our purposes, we consider ‘East Nashville’ as council districts 5, 6, 7, & 8. In the first 200 days of this year, Metro Codes department reports 89 reports containing the word ‘STRP’ either as the reported problem or violation noted in the report. Below is the current status of all 89 reports. Just over half have…