18-year-old Elijah Foster was jailed this week for fleeing from the police after stealing an orange Dodge Challenger. The owner of the vehicle was able to track it and informed police of its whereabouts. When police located the vehicle, Foster exited the driver’s seat and fled on foot into a tree line. K9 officers arrived and placed Foster into custody. The stolen vehicle was valued at $26,000.
21-year-old Nia Branch was naked from the waist down when she answered her front door Friday morning and stood face to face with Metro Nashville Police officers. They asked if she knew the location of her young child, who she believed was still in the apartment with her. In reality, the child, wearing only shorts and a soiled diaper, had been running around the apartment complex unsupervised and knocking on doors, asking for food. Neighbors had fed the child and changed the dirty diaper. They told police the child was frequently outside unsupervised and naked, asking for food. Branch told officers she had been out drinking the night before and wasn’t aware the child had left the home.
24-year-old Gregory Alejandro Alvarez says he was “drunk as hell” after drinking four shots of tequila, two beers, and two cups of wine before calling 911 sixteen times… from inside Metro General Hospital. Alvarez had been discharged from the hospital after being treated for an unrelated incident, claiming that hospital staff had stolen his money. Dispatchers advised him to stop calling 911 for this matter multiple times on multiple calls, yet the calls continued to come into the Emergency Communications Center.
21-year-old Victoria Craig was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Sunday morning after police observed her crash her vehicle onBrick Church Pike. Craig was driving, with Allison Reese in the passenger seat. They ran a red light and struck a vehicle driven by Karl Batson. All three were transported for medical evaluation and treatment of minor injuries. While inventorying Craig’s car for towing, officers located a half-empty bottle of White Zinfandel in the driver’s cupholder, a bottle of Cosmopolitan Effen Vodka in the passenger side floorboard, and a bag of marijuana in the other cupholder. During an interview, Craig admitted to drinking shots and smoking marijuana prior to driving.
32-year-old Georgia tourist Brandon Floyd Bell told police he had “20 beers” before fighting with his friend at the gas station at 3200 Clarksville Pike in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police arrived to observe a crowd of onlookers watching the altercation. Bell was charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
28-year-old Alexia Dunn is charged with the aggravated kidnapping and strangulation of her wife, Quenticia, after accusing her of having a new lover while the couple is preparing to finalize their divorce. Court records indicated she pulled a handgun on her wife and stated “we gonna die tonight, till death do us part!”, grabbed her by the neck and pressed her against a wall until she went limp, smashed her phone so she was unable to call for help, and when she was able to escape to ask a neighbor for help, Alexia physically picked her up and forced her back inside the residence. Alexia Dunn is free on a $35,000 bond.
21-year-old Seth Cann is charged with DUI after leaving a Halloween party and crashing his car. When asked for his insurance, he provided a Valvoline service card. Cann admitted to having two Truly drinks, and 3-4 tequila shots before driving. After urinating on himself in the breathalyzer room at booking, he is free on pre-trial release.