19-year-old Brittanie Gray is charged with filing a false report of an emergency after they called in a bomb threat to TriStar Centennial Medical Center on Friday. Even though the phone used to place the call didn’t have active service, the device’s prior number showed when the 911 call was placed on the device. Dispatchers were able to match prior calls from the same number which had been placed by Brittanie (Andrew) Gray. Officers learned that a patient by that name was on a 6404 (psychiatric) hold at the hospital and did have access to their phone. Upon their release, they were taken into custody and charged with felony filing a false report.
Metro Nashville Police responded to the Municipal Auditorium late Saturday night and evacuated the building where Katt Williams was performing after someone reported a male was in possession of a pipe bomb inside the venue. Attendees were not told why they were being evacuated to avoid a possible panic, according to a statement from the venue. The report came in via a crisis line, who then relayed the threat to Metro Nashville’s Emergency Communications Center. The building was cleared without issue, and everyone is safe.
Joshua Jones, 29, is held on a $50,000 bond, charged with making a false emergency report. Police say he called in a bomb threat to St. Thomas Hospital on Monday, however no devices were found.
The Maguson Hotel was evacuated on Saturday, due to a man reporting he was being held captive, and his two captors were making bombs inside a hotel room.
He made what he considered a joking comment, saying “What if there is a bomb threat?” – as if to state this would cause flights to resume their scheduled departures from the airport.