Metro Council Candidate: “Being ‘Gay’ is nothing to be proud of”

Lydia A Hubbell, a candidate for Metro Council in Nashville says “Being ‘Gay’ is nothing to be proud of, but she’s “not opposed to them having their little festival”, and admits “now I have to look up ‘Stonewall Riot’”. In any other election season, a candidate with very little community support would not have garnered the attention of the community, but the council seat vacancy created by Jason Potts in Metro’s District 30 doesn’t have a clear front-runner, and with four contenders a run-off is very possible in 2019. Candidate…

MNPD negotiates with ‘sovereign citizen’ who is “provoking his 5th amendment right” for 35 minutes before it ends badly for him.

Metro Nashville police encountered sovereign citizen Devin Chesser on May 6th during a traffic stop. The man refused all requests, including rolling down his window, providing identification, or even speaking to them. A Sergeant arrived and negotiated with him for 35 minutes, while parked in a lane of traffic. He was eventually extricated from the vehicle by force.

Council Member Delishia Porterfield dirty deletes 5,342 tweets, removes 784 likes, & more

She doesn’t answer phone calls. She doesn’t reply to emails, and she’s now deleted her entire social media history, the most significant of which was on twitter @Delishia4D29. Newly elected Metro Council Member Delishia Porterfield has started off her new council career as possibly the least accessible, and certainly the least transparent member of Metro Council, and she’s only been seated a few weeks.

8-year-old suffers broken clavicle after being ‘restrained’ by MNPS teacher – $8K Settlement

Metro Nashville has now settled the claim of an 8-year-old that suffered a broken clavicle (collarbone) after being restrained by an Una Elementary School teacher, for $8,000 with the parent of the child. 

Kidnapping/Assault: boyfriend says “she likes to fall and scream”; camera shows him dragging her by the hair

18yo Christopher Jimenez is jailed on aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault, and prohibited weapon charges, after police say he held his g/f in their #Antioch home against her will, dragged her back by her hair twice when she escaped, and assaulted her multiple times.

Woman charged with Class B Cocaine felony (8+ years) gets 6 months probation in plea

53-year-old Vicki Melvin now has 36 charges spread among 21 arrests. Her most recent was on Monday, when Metro Police charged her with a Class B Felony for crack cocaine, which would have carried an 8+ year sentence. The DA’s let her plea to a simple possession charge with a 6 month probated sentence, less than 24 hours after her arrest.

Man leaves 3 children in car while inside Antioch Las Nenas Bar for several hours

Garcia Ferman, 41, is waking up in a Nashville jail this morning, charged with 3 counts of child neglect (under 8), after he left his children in his vehicle while reportedly spending several hours inside Las Nenas Bar & Billiards Sunday night.