Metro Nashville Police officers working the Entertainment District Initiative Saturday encountered 29-year-old Robert Hernandez who was unable to pay his $1,807.78 bar tab at Layer Cake on 3rd Ave. South and became belligerent when his card continued to be declined. Security stated they asked him to leave the establishment and he attempted to throw punches and landed one on a bouncer’s arm. Hernandez was charged with theft of services and public intoxication.
Nashville Police 40-year-old Julie Anne Burch refused to pay her bar tab at the Hermitage Hotel in downtown Nashville Thursday. Security didn’t want to prosecute as long as she would agree to leave the property. They discovered her to be extremely intoxicated and attempted to assist her with an Uber, however, she wasn’t sober enough to properly operate the app. She was taken into custody for public intoxication.
27-year-old Brandon Willard, of North Carolina, was unable to pay his $496.00 tab at a downtown Nashville bar. The bartender says he continued to order drinks for himself and his friends on his tab, and then his friends left the bar. At closing time, he attempted to leave the bar without paying and stated he had no way to pay for the final tab when questioned by police. He was issued a citation for theft of services and was booked on that citation this week.
45-year-old Jeffrey Fiorillo was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Friday night after he became “irate” at Rippy’s bar in downtown Nashville and refused to sign his bar tab, according to police, who arrived to find him still arguing with venue security.
He was determined to be extremely intoxicated and unsafe to be left on his own.
Jeremiah Plum, 33, was arrested on the charges of public intoxication and theft of services on November 24th, unable to pay his $126 tab at Kid Rock Bar. 7 days later, he remains jailed in lieu of a $1,100 bond.