Eryanna Giles says she was walking on the sidewalk in front of Nudie’s on Broadway when 22-year-old Shawntranise Waller suddenly punched her and pushed her out of the way. A large brawl then broke out, and 22-year-old Roneqwua Hayes and 21-year-old Janeshia Leggs both joined in the fight. Leggs and Hayes were quickly apprehended by nearby officers who observed the fight, however, as they approached Waller to take her into custody she began to resist and fight the Metro Nashville Police Officers. It took nearly a half-dozen officers 5-7 minutes to get her into custody, according to their own report. She spit on 4 officers during the battle, including Arnold Ricket, Michael Waltz, Robert Leverick, and Lucas Thomas.. Once they put shackles on her and got her into the rear of a transport vehicle she stated “I am sorry for spitting on you; at least I don’t have HIV”.
Metro Nashville Police responded to 416 Broadway for a fight involving another person. After that person was arrested for public intoxication, 35-year-old Top Flite Financial Sr. Sales Manager Devon Feager began to be verbally abusive to officers at the scene. When asked to calm down and move along, he made specific threats against officers. Officers gave him one last warning and chance to walk away, however, Devon Feager then told officers he was going to “beat them and break them in half”. As he was being arrested on multiple charges, he used all of his body weight to pull away and had to be taken to the ground to be taken into custody.
Police say 36-year-old Aisha Williams was trespassing at a retirement community in Madison on Friday and when she refused to leave they attempted to place her under arrest as she was recording them. They claim she “chest bumped” an officer, rolled up her sleeves, assumed an aggressive fighting stance, and stated: “I am about that honey, believe me, I am about that!!” She continued to aggress toward officers and pull her hands away from being cuffed until she was tased into compliance.
Police say 26-year-old Trent Martin was on Broadway in downtown Nashville Saturday when he was crossing the street near 3rd Ave. As he passed by THP Trooper Andrew Simunic he turned and punched the officer square in the face with his fist and fled. He was charged with public intoxication and assault of an officer.
Metro Police say 39-year-old Joshua Thomas Mumaw, from Atlanta, was fighting another man in the lobby of the Noelle Hotel in downtown Nashville Friday night. While attempting to break up the fight, a female member of the hotel staff was also assaulted. By the time police arrived, Mumaw was back in his room, and police explained he had been trespassed from the property and would have to leave. He refused, and while standing in the hallway of the hotel, Mumaw suddenly bent down to a squatting position and then launched his head backward, sticking Officer Krausman in his jaw, causing an injury.
52-year-old Anita McPherson was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail and charged with public intoxication after she was reportedly drunken and belligerent at the Nashville Internation Airport and put her hands on the chest of an Airport Police Officer who was attempting to assist her in finding a ride off the property after. She had been denied boarding due to her extreme level of intoxication and was refusing to leave the gate area when police initially encountered her.
MNPD Officer Gregory Scott charged 30-year-old Kevin Sullivan with assault of an officer when he says Sullivan threw a video game controller at him during a mental health crisis, and while it did not hit him, he states he was “in fear of being hurt by the object”. Sullivan was also charged with vandalism after breaking a neighbor’s windshield with a piece of furniture, and another assault charge when he threatened to shoot the same neighbor, who says he was in fear he would follow through with the threat. Sullivan remains jailed in lieu of a $2,500 bond.
22-year-old Ronan John Callinan and 23-year-old Conor Joseph Lynch were reported to be causing disturbances on the streets of downtown Nashville, and officers eventually were able to catch up with them at which time it was obvious they were heavenly intoxicated. Callinan resisted detainment and arrest, flailed on the ground, attempted to kick an officer in the head, and continued to spit toward officers and in the patrol car. The pair was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail.
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.
A trio was charged in a brutal Broadway Brawl early Saturday morning in front of Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, but none of them for the actual assault, just for being drunk and disorderly, despite Metro Nashville Police Officer Mark Miracle documenting he watched one of the trio, Eric Broersma, “stomp on the man’s head who was on the ground, then continue walking down Broadway”. Alandra Caruthers and Marshaun Payne were also arrested.