DUI: Ryan Deveaux crashes car, hands police drivers license from the Bahamas

26-year-old Ryan Deveaux was in a single-vehicle car crash on Interstate 24 East at Exit 59 on April 7th. When officers came into contact with Deveaux, he demonstrated multiple signs of intoxication as well as the smell of an alcoholic beverage. While speaking to Deveaux, he requested to be seen by an ambulance. NFD arrived shortly after and checked on Deveaux, but he refused any medical treatment. Deveaux consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. Deveaux was then taken into custody and read implied consent, which he refused. After officers transported Deveaux to booking, they found that his driver’s license was from the Bahamas. Deveaux did not have a valid US driver’s license, so he is legally prohibited from operating a vehicle in Tennessee. Ryan Deveaux was charged with implied consent, driving under the influence, and driving without a driver’s license.

Leah Everett rips girlfriend’s hair out, steals her car during argument about driving

26-year-old Leah Everett was involved in a domestic altercation with her girlfriend, Feleecia Morland, at Old Franklin Road on April 7th. When officers arrived, they contacted Morland, who had a chunk of hair missing from the left side of her head. Morland stated while she and Everett were driving down Murfreesboro Pike, Everett became agitated with her driving. This led to a brief argument that escalated to Everett hitting Morland and pulling out her hair. Everett then took off her shoes and began hitting Morland with them. They arrived at their apartment complex shortly after, so Morland parked the car and swiftly exited. Morland approached a man she saw walking his dog and asked him to call 911. While Morland was walking away, Everett switched to the driver’s seat and drove away with Morland’s vehicle. Morland stated that she did not wish to press charges, but officers deemed it necessary due to her injuries and statement. Officers found the stolen car and followed it into the AMC parking lot on Bell Road. Once Everett exited the vehicle, she was quickly detained. Everett stated that nothing happened and that she didn’t know why officers had followed her. Leah Everett was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault and motor theft.

Xavier Reed punctures tires of sister’s boyfriend’s car, tells police he had to “Defend his sister”

19-year-old Xavier James Reed had an incident with his sister’s boyfriend, Travis Kenard Dawson, at their Bell Road residence in the early hours of March 22nd. Reed, his sister, and Dawson live together in the same house. Around 5:02 p.m., Dawson called 911, and when officers arrived, he stated that Reed had damaged his 2023 white Toyota Camry. Dawson also advised that the altercation was recorded on their doorbell camera. The footage shows Reed in a yellow hoodie exiting the house at 8:29 a.m., he then approached the Camry and punctured his front tire with an unknown object, causing $200 worth of damage. Officers spoke with Reed, and he admitted to puncturing the tire. Reed added that he has lived with Dawson for about two years and damaged his Camry to “defend his sister.” Reed was taken into custody for vandalism.

DUI: Seth Thomas found passed out in Dodge Ram after taking Ambien on I-24 East

45-year-old Seth Thomas was unconscious behind the wheel of his Dodge Ram on I-24 East on February 12th. Before officers arrived, NFD administered two doses of Narcan and transported him to Century Farms Hospital. Officers met medical personnel and Thomas at the hospital. Thomas was Mirandized, and he advised officers that he had taken three times the prescribed dosage of Ambien because he was having trouble sleeping throughout the morning hours of February 12th. Then, Thomas stated he attempted to take an unknown passenger to an unknown address. Thomas stated that he remembered driving down Bell Road and I-24 East, telling officers, “I recall pulling over to the shoulder due to traffic and not wanting to wreck.” Thomas told officers he was unaware that he had gone unconscious. After being released from Century Farms Hospital, Thomas was taken into custody for driving under the influence.

DUI: Jackson Brady pulled over for fleeing accident, tells police he didn’t know

22-year-old Jackson Brady collided with a Toyota Tundra in his blue Kia on the interstate near Jefferson Street early January 28th. Officers located the two vehicles at the Stewarts Ferry Pike and Bell Road intersection and noticed the Tundra following the Kia. So, they activated their sirens, initiating a traffic stop on the Kia. Brady was slow to stop and exhibited many signs of intoxication during their interaction. Brady advised that he didn’t know he had hit a vehicle and consented to sobriety tests, where he performed poorly. Brady told them that he was going home from work, then admitted to consuming alcohol before driving. Brady was taken into custody for driving under the influence, failing to report an accident, leaving the scene of an accident, and failing to give information.

Jason Hall assaults family member over frozen pipes

31-year-old Jason Hall had an altercation with a family member, Jeremy Hall, at their residence on January 20th. Jeremy advised officers that the argument started because their water pipes were frozen. Jason blamed Jeremy for it, became irate, entered the living room where he was, and threw him to the floor, causing him to bust his lips before placing him in a chokehold and not letting go until other family members pulled him off. Jason was deemed the primary aggressor and was taken into custody for domestic assault.

Carlos Romano Mejia charged with drag racing in Antioch

24-year-old Carlos Romano Mejia pulled up alongside another vehicle near Bell Road and Harris Lane on March 13 as they both stopped at a red light. As the light turned green, a Metro Nashville Police officer observed the two cars accelerate at high rates of speed in neighboring lanes as they raced along the roadway. An officer caught up to the 2015 Infiniti G37 driven by Romano Mejia and during the traffic stop he admitted to racing “a little.” He was issued a citation for drag racing and was booked on that citation this week.

Dylan Simmons charged in brutal assault of girlfriend in Antioch

25-year-old Dylan Shayne Simmons is charged with the domestic assault and strangulation of his ex-girlfriend, Savannah McClanahan. The January argument reportedly began after he “wasn’t being honest to his parents about their relationship,” according to the victim. During the assault, she says he called her a “bitch” and “cunt” while grabbing and pushing her, causing her to fall back. He then grabbed her throat and took her to the ground by force, and continued to strangle her on the ground for a period of time. Officers documented marks, bruises, and injuries on the victim, and a warrant was issued for the arrest of Simmons, who had fled the scene. He was booked on that charge this week.

Hunter Bowman charged with DUI after passing out behind the wheel of car going the wrong way in downtown Nashville

34-year-old Hunter Bowman was found passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle at 1st & Mollow St. in downtown Nashville Friday. First responders say the vehicle was running and had been traveling in the wrong direction on the roadway. He reportedly became combative when they attempted to wake him up and reeked of alcohol, according to police on the scene. Bowman admitted to consuming “3 or 4” alcoholic drinks prior to driving.

Gerik Pennock charged with DUI in downtown Nashville near Justice Center / Jail Booking

Metro Nashville Police say first responders found 32-year-old Gerik Pennock passed out in the driver’s seat of his vehicle at 200 James Robertson Parkway in downtown Nashville Monday night. Nashville Fire had had him loaded into their unit for evaluation when officers arrived and found an open container of alcohol in the black Jetta, which was registered to Pennock. There was only about 1/4th of the bottle remaining. Pennock admitted to drinking prior to driving but would not state how much he had consumed. He has a prior DUI conviction in Michigan.