Officers responded to a single-vehicle accident call from Karyn Sloan at Aurora Avenue in the early hours of September 30th. Upon arrival, Officers observed damage to Sloan’s property. Sloan stated she heard a vehicle press the gas aggressively in front of her house before witnessing a gray Dodge Challenger lose control and run into the bushes in her yard. She then told the Officers that her husband got into his vehicle to attempt to follow or locate the Challenger and was able to advise Officers that it was located at Globe Place. Upon arrival, Officers observed 42-year-old Nickolas Daugherty asleep in the passenger seat of the Challenger. Daugherty showed visible signs of intoxication after being woken up by Officers and having to step out of the vehicle. He refused to perform sobriety tests, and then officers read Daugherty his Miranda Rights before obtaining a search warrant for a sample of his blood. He was then arrested for driving under the influence, hit and run, implied consent, and leaving the scene of an accident- damage $ 1,500 or less.
54-year-old Billy Kroese refused to leave the doorway of Layla’s Honky Tonk when police arrived. Police instructed Billy to leave the business’s curtilage and noticed several signs of intoxication. Reportedly, Billy then became aggressive and started shouting explicit language. He still refused to leave the doorway, and police attempted to detain him. Billy pulled away but was eventually arrested and transported to booking. While in booking, he was disruptive and kicked officers George Poulos and Bryan Malone in their genitals.
39-year-old Chase Mitchell, known locally as “Mr. 615”, was pulled over in a traffic stop late Thursday night due to the license plate not matching the vehicle he was driving on Old Hickory Blvd. He told Officer Bryan Malone, “I must have put the wrong tag on the vehicle; I own a car lot.” As Mitchell reached into the glove box to retrieve the registration, officers observed a TEC-9 gun on the floorboard and asked Mitchell to step away. Mitchell stated he also had a 9mm Ruger in his front pocket when asked. After securing both firearms, it was discovered Case Mitchell was a convicted felon. He was placed under arrest for possessing the handguns, and at booking, deputies located crystal methamphetamine in his wallet that he brought into the jail…
29-year-old Zachary Johnson was in his vehicle at the Cook Day Use Area of Percy Priest Lake in the early hours of Saturday morning when an officer conducted a traffic stop on him due to the area being closed. While he was explaining that he was “playing on his phone,” the officer noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Johnson admitted to having a little bit of marijuana in the vehicle and that he had just smoked, too. He also advised of a firearm in the vehicle. A search revealed 14 grams of marijuana in the center console and an M&P Shield 9mm under the front passenger seat.
59-year-old James Smith was kicked out of Double E’s Bar and Grill on Lebanon Pike after consuming a large amount of alcohol and becoming disorderly with other patrons. He then fell asleep in his car in the parking lot. Later that night, security approached his vehicle to check on him, at which time Smith stood up and reached into his pants in a draw/stroke motion. Security tackled him to the ground and disarmed him. Officers arrived to find him detained and took custody of the Glock 43X and two blunts from his pants pocket.
26-year-old Titans Superfan Matthew Mattax was ejected from Sunday’s game due to “unruly behavior” and his level of intoxication. As he was escorted to the gates, Mattax began to yell and scream, causing MNPD officers to take notice of him. Due to his continued behavior, officers decided to take him into custody for public intoxication, but Mattax pulled away and refused to comply with the arrest. He headbutted Officer Sharpe and spit in his face before he could be fully restrained. Once at the jail, Mattax again began to spit on officers, hitting Officer Malone with his saliva multiple times and Officer Studer three times before he was “guided to a bench” in holding.
Metro Nashville Police officers working the Entertainment District Initiative Saturday night in downtown Nashville observed 63-year-old William Brunnett of Twinsburg, Ohio, wrap his hands around the back of his wife’s head while attempting to pull her down and away from Layla’s Honky Tonk. His wife, Laura Brunnett, attempted to push him off and away from her as officers approached the altercation and separated the parties. As officers were placing William into custody for domestic assault, he claimed he was having heat issues and possibly a heart attack. He was then transported to Metro General Hospital for clearance before being booked into jail.
23-year-old Dakota Hobbs is charged with the domestic assault of Gabriel Manning. Manning states he and Hobbs got into an argument about Hobbs drinking too much. Manning reportedly grabbed a bottle of alcohol from Hobbs and poured it out, causing Hobbs to square up to Manning and challenging him to fight. Hobbs punched Manning in the face multiple times before fleeing the scene. Officers documented multiple injuries and bruising on Manning’s face.