Metro Nashville Police responded to Losers Bar & Grill on Division Street early Sunday morning after security reported that 22-year-old Randy Gonzales refused to leave at closing time. Bouncer Brandon Chapman stated Gonzales began arguing with him, which escalated to the man charging at him with his body and attempting to strike him. Several other patrons and staff witnessed the incident and Chapman prosecuted Gonzalez for the assault.
Metro Nashville Police say 26-year-old Jarred Likins was kicked out of Wanna B’s in downtown Nashville for being disorderly inside the bar. While being escorted out of the venue, he elbowed a bouncer in the face. Once inside the patrol car and while being transported to booking he unbuckled his seatbelt to “get his phone”, which he then pretended to talk to someone on during the entire ride to booking. There was no phone, the officers had already bagged it as part of his property.
Jesse Culpepper was working as a security guard in downtown Nashville Thursday night when 33-year-old Aaron Shelby walked up behind him, said “what’s up blood”, then reached around and placed his finger in Culpepper’s mouth “in a fishhook manner” and began to pull. Culpepper used a foot sweep to take him to the ground, at which point Shelby bit the inside of the bouncer’s thigh twice, and spit in his face. Culpepper was missing some flesh after the wild attack. Shelby was cuffed and detained by Culpepper and transferred to the custody of officers, who he then pelted with racial slurs throughout his interaction.
28-year-old Naomi Wright is charged with public intoxication and assault after she reportedly punched and kicked Joshua Jeter, who is a security guard for Nudie’s Honky Tonk, as he was escorting her out of the venue after she had been in a fight on the rooftop. We were unable to verify any active security guard license on file for Joshua Jeter with the state.
Metro Nashville Police say 22-year-old Delonta Burleson had been kicked out of an establishment by security at 2622 Jefferson Street in the pre-daylight hours on Sunday. He was described as being in a “heightened emotional state” when he then returned to the property, picked up a traffic cone, and threw it at Kylan King. Burleson was charged with assault and is free on a $1,000 bond.
31-year-old Tyler Hunt was recently booked on a misdemeanor citation charging him with reselling liquor without a license. An undercover agent from the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) responded to a craigslist ad on November 4th, which offered 5 bottles of ten-year-old Jack Daniel’s Whiskey for sale. The agent met Tyler Russell Hunt at Bicentennial Mall in downtown Nashville to complete the transaction and purchased the bottles for $600.
It was not immediately known where or how Hunt acquired the bottles of Whiskey. Hunt’s social media profiles list him as working at a downtown bar/venue, and his citation list ‘PLE Security’ as his place of employment. Hunt is scheduled to appear in court again in January. When reached via phone, he referred all questions to his attorney.
24-year-old Karla Diaz, of Nashville, was kicked out of Nudie’s Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville early Sunday morning and escorted out of the building by security. The unhappy patron then attempted to go back inside and was stopped by the bouncer at which time she threw a drink on him, and grabbed his vest with both hands. He stopped her before she could continue the assault, and placed her into custody while waiting for police to arrive. She was charged with assault and is free on pre-trial release.
We can now confirm that 3 employees of Tequila Cowboy(TC Restaurant Group) have been terminated as a result of the brutal assault of a patron that continued even after they handcuffed him while he was on the floor, eventually sending him to the hospital after Metro Police say the staff illegally detained the victim while beating him.
Editors Note: Metro Nashville Police Department reports of this incident all reflect the location as “Jason Aldean’s Bar”, however, the actual incident occurred at Tequila Cowboy (305 vs 307 Broadway). The two venues share a wall and are owned by the same restaurant group, and all security employees wear the same uniform. We have updated the article to reflect ‘Tequila Cowboy’ as the location, despite the location named in MNPD incident reports as Jason Aldean’s Bar.Metro Police say a patron who was physically sick and committed no crime was unlawfully…
Bouncer Jordan Frye stopped the elevator doors and got into the elevator with the patrons. Once inside the elevator, Frye is charged with punching the black male patron in the face, then grabbing the black female, and body slamming her onto the floor of the elevator. Frye then picked up the male from behind, and placed him in a headlock.