21-year-old Casey Bowden was found on the top floor of the Bridgestone Arena parking garage late Friday night, breaking into a white Chevrolet truck, which belonged to Bridgestone. As security approached the Connecticut tourist, he began ripping the cable and communication lines off the building. He was detained by security for police, who took him into custody after he was treated for the cuts to his hand from the broken glass.
24-year-old Alabama Tourist Brendan Lamar Burns is charged with assault/fear of bodily injury after police say he approached a security guard working traffic control in downtown Nashville and took the wand from her hand. He reportedly swung the wand around and then at her, causing her to fear the want would strike her had she not ducked out of the way. Another nearby guard detained Burns until police arrived and took him into custody for assault. Police say he was intoxicated at the time of the incident, which occurred at 6th & Broadway.
Metro Nashville Police say 26-year-old Skyler Eller was extremely intoxicated and assaulting people inside the Bridgestone Arena at the Jelly Roll concert Friday night. In addition to throwing punches, she was yelling and screaming at other attendees. Due to her level of intoxication and inability to care for herself in any shape, form, or fashion of adult behavior, she was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
Police say 22-year-old Lucas Emily took off his shirt and assumed a fighting stance at the Jelly Roll concert at Bridgestone Arena Friday night as he attempted to fight other patrons. He caused such a disturbance he had to be removed from the venue and refused to comply with commands from officers when they attempted to escort him out. He reportedly reeked of alcohol and yelled obscenities and racial slurs toward officers attempting to place him into a patrol car, and he refused to get inside. Officers restrained him and placed him inside the car for transport, and he then kicked at the officers while continuing to cause a disturbance.
39-year-old Zachary Duke of Manchester, TN, has been booked on a citation charging him with disorderly conduct for throwing a beer can onto the ice during a Nashville Predators Game on September 29th. Officers say he threw the can of beer while the game was in play, causing a disruption of the game.
Metro Nashville Police say 27-year-old Tabitha Rodriguez was entirely too intoxicated at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville to be able to care for herself when they encountered her. She had no one to take care of her and was unable to provide any specifics on where she was staying. She was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.
39-year-old Kyle Coffin was being so annoying and disruptive to others in section 115 of Bridgestone Arena during the Pearl Jam concert this weekend, Metro Nashville Police were dispatched to the area. Officers observed Coffin to be extremely intoxicated and belligerent. He was unable to care for himself and was being an unreasonable annoyance to the public, so Coffin was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
46-year-old Richard Jones was found “walking aimlessly around the parking garage” near the Bridgestone Arena late Saturday night for an extended period of time. When approached by officers, he was extremely intoxicated and slurring his speech. He had keys in his hand as if he was searching for a vehicle. When asked how much he had to drink, he replied “a lot.” He was alone and unable to care for himself and was taken into custody for public intoxication.
Metro Nashville Police say 44-year-old Brian Benter was planning on going back inside Bridgestone Arena to work with industrial equipment Tuesday afternoon after “having a few drinks” in the middle of his work day. Police came into contact with him after concerned citizens called to report a fight between him and a co-worker, William Poeggel, who were fighting in the parking lot nearby and witnessed one of them being pushed into a Whaley FoodService company van. The men would not tell police what the fight was about, however, due to their level of intoxication and inability to behave like grown adults in public and while at work, they were taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.
A concerned citizen called Metro Nashville Police after seeing 51-year-old William Poeggel fighting with his co-worker, Brian Benter, in a parking lot near Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville Tuesday afternoon. The two were reportedly in a physical fight and one pushed the other into one of their white Whaley Foodservices branded work vans during the struggle. They wouldn’t tell police what the fight was about, but both were reportedly extremely intoxicated and could barely stand. Poeggel attempted to light a cigarette and fell forward and lost his balance in front of officers. He was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.