Intoxicated woman on Broadway would like her lawyer — Shelby Measel, arrested

Just before 1 a.m. Sunday, Metro Nashville Police Officers working the Entertainment District Initiative in downtown Nashville responded to a call about a woman slumped over against the wall at Margaritaville. Officers located 27-year-old Shelby Measel, who appeared to be extremely intoxicated and reeked of alcohol. She refused all medical assistance yet still appeared to be “very out of it,” according to one officer on the scene. She continued to be very uncooperative and demanded her lawyer. Due to her extreme level of intoxication and inability to care for herself, she was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.

Bertin Bayisenge charged in assault of his 2-year-old autistic son

38-year-old Bertin Bayisenge is charged with assaulting his 2-year-old son, who is diagnosed with Autism, by repeatedly striking him in the back of the head after picking him up by his shirt and yelling at him in a fit of anger. The child’s mother says Bayisenge was intoxicated when he came home and assaulted the child, and was also verbally abusive. The couple was in an argument when the autistic child rand toward the father, which is when the assault occurred. Police documented an injury to the child’s head, and the child would scream any time the mother attempted to show or touch the injured area. The child was treated at Vanderbilt and the father was jailed.

Autistic High School Student arrested by SRO in classroom for not following directions

Middle Tennesee SRO Robert ‘Bobby’ Enoch arrested an 18-year-old autistic student at Wilson Central High School when the student was “refusing to follow directives” inside an In-School Suspension classroom. Things only got worse from there…