Police say 36-year-old Newton ‘NJ’ Ford attempted to get into the SkyHouse apartments tower when the concierge stopped him as he was not a resident had didn’t have any authorization to be there. This resulted in Ford hurling obscenities at the concierge, such as “b**ch,” and stating he would spit in her face if it weren’t illegal. While police were there, Ford had reentered the lobby with a resident and continued where he left off with the verbal assault on the concierge. A bystander in the lobby, David Malinosky, had identified Ford, to which he replied “I’ll fight you, midget!” — Officers noted Ford was only three inches taller than the bystander. He then pumped out his chest in a laughable attempt to intimidate the bystander. He was also in possession of 4 grams of marijuana at the time of his arrest.
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.
Metro Nashville Police responded to a traffic accident on August 14th with damage but no injuries. While speaking to one of the drivers, 22-year-old Jordan Mac Hill, officers observed him to have slurred speech and unsteady when standing up. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was taken into custody for driving under the influence. He would later blow a 0.165% BAC on a breathalyzer.
Police say 27-year-old Daniel Mosier was involved in a traffic accident at West End & 17th Ave N. and as officers responded to the scene, a witness informed them that Mosier had just admitted stated he had been drinking and just wanted to pay the other party for damages and be on his way. Officers say Mosier made the patrol car reek of alcohol once he was inside and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Mosier claimed it had been over five hours since he had a couple of beers.
Metro Nashville Police say a St. Thomas Midtown Emergency Department Nurse called officers to have her patient’s spouse arrested for assault, but when it became apparent the pregnant patient, 30-year-old Annie Moore, was the actual assailant, the Emergency Department nurses put a ‘social services’ delay on her discharge in an attempt to delay her arrest, with officers stating the nurses were upset they did not carry out the outcome they desired when they placed the call to police.
45-year-old John Freeman Jr. was involved in an automobile crash on Acklen Ave on June 12th and when officers responded they smelled alcohol coming from and noticed several signs of intoxication, so they requested he perform field sobriety tests. Freeman performed poorly on those tasks and asked the officer which language he’d like to hear while performing the tests. Freeman claims he was just driving when a car pulled out in front of him, however, multiple witnesses confirmed all other vehicles were parked in front of a home when he crashed into them. Freeman had two bottles of vodka on him at the time of his arrest.
You’ve seen their commercials on every media outlet in town… the father and son duo touting “Walker & Walker Disability Law”. Overnight, you can now see their character behind those suits, as son Johnny Walker reminded officers he was an attorney on multiple occasions during a DUI traffic crash with a car full of open containers, and that his father was former state Senator (and famed disability lawyer) Mike Walker – and repeatedly implied his father would make sure the MNPD officers lost their jobs for not immediately allowing him to call his wife during his arrest. He is free on a $2,000 bond, and likely quite the bruised ego.
29-year-old Taylor Davis Schiel crashed his Audi in the middle of West End Avenue and exited the car before police arrived. As police were investigating the scene they noticed a nearby vehicle and spoke with one of the occupants, who told police he just stopped and wanted to make sure everyone was OK. Upon further questioning, he admitted his backseat passenger was actually the driver who fled the Audi, Taylor Schiel. Schiel was seen concealing multiple bottles of liquor, some of which were located in the Audi, including a half-empty bottle of Evan Williams. He was clearly intoxicated and reeked of alcohol, but told officer had had not consumed any alcohol. He was transported to booking and charged with DUI.
Just before closing time on Friday morning, staff at Vibes & Lounge on Demonbreun called police to report 37-year-old Jose Tello was being unruly and was unwilling or unable to pay his $77 bar tab at the venue. They reported he had attempted to “run out” several times but they had so far kept him there. As police arrived they noticed he was very intoxicated and had trouble verbalizing where he was at when asked by officers. He said he was unable to pay his tab, and his card declined when ran by staff. Tello was jailed on the charges of theft of services and public intoxication
Metro Nashville Police found 23-year-old Allison ‘Allie’ Hutchinson sitting in the driver’s seat of her car as they responded to a traffic collision on March 13th. She smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech, and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Once given a breathalyzer, she blew a 0.204% BAC.