22-year-old Elijah Gaines Petty is charged with smashing the bathroom mirror inside a bathroom at Whiskey Bent Saloon in downtown Nashville. The mirror mayhem occurred on October 16th, and as security detained Petty, he admitted to the vandalism. He was issued a state citation and was booked on that citation this week.
A hotel guest contacted Metro Nashville Police after hearing a physical fight in a nearby hotel room and knocked on the door. Officers arrived to find 38-year-old Tyler Justin Meadows, now outside of the hotel room, and his wife, Britney Meadows, was inside the room. Britney stated today was the first day Tyler put his hands on her but referenced a prior assault in their home state of Alabama. Britney had multiple bruises on her armed and legs, consistent with being grabbed, pushed, and impacting sites around the room. She was also bleeding from her foot and had bruising on her face. She stated her husband “threw her around like a rag doll” inside the hotel room. Tyler admitted to hitting and assaulting his wife after he was taken into custody. He was transported to jail, while she was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Allison Merriman says she was on a Tinder date late Monday night in downtown Nashville with 52-year-old George Stoddard, and it was their first time meeting in person since finding each other on the app. After a night of being at the bars on Broadway, they shared an Uber back to the Staybridge Suites hotel, where she and some friends were staying while in town this weekend, and where he had left his car parked. During the short ride 1.5 mile ride, she says Stoddard became agitated and jealous, believing she was flirting with the rideshare driver. Once they arrived at the hotel, Stoddard began to physically fight both her and the driver, punching her in the face, and dislocating her pinky finger. One of her friends, who was also staying at the hotel, came downstairs and attempted to break up the fight and kneed and punched Stoddard multiple times until he attempted to flee. As Stoddard got into his own car, he crashed into another vehicle in the parking lot during his attempt to flee the scene. He was charged with both assault and DUI.
21-year-old Cedric Prince is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he reportedly appeared at the back door of his ex-girlfriend’s home and pointed a gun at her when she answered his knock on the door. When she realized it was her ex-boyfriend, instead of her boyfriend, who she was expecting, she immediately shut the door and called the police. Prince paced back and forth but fled before police arrived. A warrant was issued for his arrest, and he was then booked on the outstanding warrant. He is now free on a $10,000 bond.
26-year-old Matthew Waddell is free on an $11,000 bond after Metro Police say they picked him up after he caused a scene at Whiskey Row in downtown Nashville and he then threatened multiple officers, and assaulting officer Kristopher Sutton two different times, once kneeing him in the head, then later headbutting him.
49-year-old Christopher Murray was charged with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery, and aggravated rape after picking a woman up in his van to “give her a ride” and forcing her to perform oral sex.
Grateful Donuts Shop owner Sean Culwell came to Nashville for the Widespread Panic concert this weekend, and brought more than sweet treats with him. Metro Police found him huffing nitrous oxide with heroin,psychedelic mushrooms, DMT powder, and an assortment of other drugs.