UPDATE: Charges dropped against Husband, Wife released from DCS Custody — Cops had wrong birthdate

In a major update to the story we published yesterday about a refugee couple being separated by Metro Nashville Police, who charged the husband with felony statutory rape and committed the wife to DCS Custody, we have just learned that all charges are being dropped and the wife is being released from DCS custody. Metro Nashville Police say there was an error in determining her date of birth, which was actually in 2003, not 2006, making her 18-years-old, soon to be 19.

MNPD uses AirOne to catch a 14mph over the limit speeder who flees from them — Masi Kingston arrested

Metro Nashville Police inexplicably utilized the AirOne helicopter and multiple undercover units to intercept a car going 14 mph over the speed limit overnight. An arrest warrant indicates that MNPD detectives working the violent crimes initiative attempted a traffic stop on a 2013 Audi SUV for traveling 84 in a 70 mph zone. The vehicle refused to stop and reportedly fled at a high rate of speed. Air and ground units followed the vehicle to Hickory Hollow Terrace, where the sole occupant and driver, 30-year-old Masi Kingston, bailed from the vehicle and fled on foot. He was located and taken into custody, charged with misdemeanor evading arrest, and felony evading arrest by motor vehicle. Kingston is free on a $6,000 bond.

Too drunk for the Titans? Fan ejected from Nissan Stadium during game for public intoxication — Jacob Elders

24-year-old Jacob Elders was charged with #PublicIntoxication Sunday at the Titans’ game by MNPD Officer Megan Arnett, after she determined he was too drunk to take care of himself, and she says his ‘associates’ refused to be responsible for him. He spent the full 8-hour intoxication hold in jail before being released.

MNPD isn’t apologizing for arresting citizens on a felony charge repealed 2 years ago

Metro Nashville Police Public Affairs Manager Don Aaron says Officer Ronald Bright “acted in good faith” when, in June of 2021, he arrested a citizen and charged with them with felony “habitual motor offender”, a law that was repealed by the state legislature over two years ago which carried a punishment of up to 6 years in prison. A magistrate even signed the warrant, jailed the citizen, and required them to post a large cash bond to get out of jail – on a charge that no longer existed. Scoop: Nashville learned this scenario has played out over 20 times in the last 17 months, leaving citizens at a loss for the money spent for high cash bond amounts, towing/storage fees, public humiliation, lost wages & jobs, and other expenses due to the invalid arrests.

Nashville Police Captain calls citizen a ‘Karen’, asks kids to cuss with him; threatens to turn sprinklers on them

FULL VIDEO: Metro Nashville Police Captain Jason Reinbold found himself confronting a citizen on the public bike path behind his home this week. During the interaction, he was confrontational, asking the small children with the female citizen to say profanity with him, called the lady a ‘Karen’, and threatened to turn the sprinklers on them to get them to leave the bike path, after accusing them of being homeless.

Woman charged with selling Benefiber as Heroin

24-year-old Morgan Payne is charged with selling fake heroin. Goodlettsville Police say she admitted to buying heroin and cutting it with Benefiber before selling it to her friends, however, none of the ready-to-sell white substance, packaged in lottery tickets, tested positive for any controlled substance.

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…

MNPD Officer decommissioned after charging kids $25 to attend MNPD’s free ‘El Protector’ camps

Officer Gilbert Ramirez, who for the past 11 years has been the police department’s El Protector liaison to the Hispanic community, today was decommissioned as the result of an internal investigation into his alleged promotion of, and involvement with, an Antioch food and game business that was managed by his domestic partner.

Charges against former MNPD Officer accused of stomping child, assaulting officer, all dismissed/deferred

A 52-year-old retired Metro Cop had all charges, including a felony, dismissed or deferred by the D.A. despite police alleging he assaulted his daughters, stomped one in the stomach, attacked an officer when he fled from them, attempted to take a taser, and refused all commands to drop to the ground. The will all be eligible for expungement.

Former Cheatham Deputy Tyler Temple arrested; charged in December Top Golf assault

The Davidson County Grand Jury has indicted former Cheatham County Deputy Tyler Temple for his role in an off-duty assault on a civilian at Top Golf in Nashville in December. Temple, along with 2 other officers, was terminated in February. He was booked into the Metro Jail overnight. The now unsealed Grand Jury Indictment charges Tyler Dale Temple with assault. He was booked into the Metro Jail Tuesday night at 8 p.m., and released on his own recognizance by the night court magistrate. He is scheduled to appear for a…