43-year-old Justin Wilson, a Captain with the Stockton California Fire Department, unlocked a new achievement while in Nashville. Metro Nashville Police say he was kicked out of Nudie’s Honky Tonk twice in two days. Josh Hightower, the General Manager of the bar, says he advised Wilson to leave the bar on Friday, May 6th, and not return. On Saturday, May 7th, Hightower says Wilson returned to Nudie’s Honky tonk. Police were contacted, and during an interview, Wilson reportedly told them he did not remember being kicked out the night before. Police took Wilson into custody and charged him with criminal trespass due to him being removed the night before, and refusing to leave when asked on this visit.
24-year-old Weston Kandarian says off-duty South Carthage Police Officer, Kenneth Thomas, who was working as security for Tootsie’s on Broadway, asked his father, 55-year-old William Kandarian, to leave the venue due to being disruptive and reportedly standing on barstools. Weston interjected and punched and attacked the off-duty officer, while his father, William, placed the officer-turned-bouncer into a chokehold until he lost consciousness. Weston claims the officer is the one who placed him in a headlock first and started the physical confrontation. The victim was transported to Vanderbilt for treatment.
While in town from California, Jennifer Hawkins called police to report that while she and her husband, 40-year-old William Hawkins, were out at a bar on Broadway she took a photo of a person with her iPhone, resulting in him grabbing her phone and smashing it on the ground, destroying it. She says she was taking a photo of her husband, however, he believes she was taking a photo of another man. Officer Gault transported the wife to a nearby Apple store so she could purchase a new phone, and Officer Hill took Hawkins into custody, charging him with felony vandalism with a domestic violence rider, invoking the state-manded 12-hour hold before his release.
Officers working the downtown entertainment district initiative say 21-year-old Lucas Beard, from San Francisco, was kicked out of the Nashville Underground on Broadway after being asked to leave on his own multiple times. Beard then scaled a neighboring building and jumped back onto the property in order to re-gain entry. Police say he was intoxicated and causing a disturbance.
Police say 20-year-old Isabel McLaughlin was attempting to fight citizens at 4th & Broadway in downtown Nashville. When officers asked her to move along and stop fighting, and despite several warnings, she tried to go around officers and continue the assaults. Officers then issued her a state citation for disorderly conduct. She self-booked on that citation this week.
19-year-old Michael McGibney was found at AJ’s Good Time Bar in downtown Nashville, heavily intoxicated. Employees report he had been in a fight, and informed police, who attempted to allow medics to transport him to the hospital, but he refused all treatment.
Due to his extreme state of drunkenness, he was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
Metro Nashville Police officers say they repeatedly pleaded with 24-year-old Connor Lee Brink-Sawyer to go on about his night after he was kicked out of Kid Rock’s bar in downtown Nashville for fighting inside the venue. Brink-Sawyer repeatedly tried to re-enter the bar and was extremely intoxicated. Despite attempts to let him walk away, he became aggressive toward officers, resulting in his initial arrest for public intoxication. As an officer began to take him into custody for a charge he would have walked away from after a sobering-up period, Brink-Sawyer began to swing his fists at officers, he landed a punch on the face of Officer Michael Jason Leon Hones.
Brink-Sawyer was transported to the Metro Nashville Jail, where he was charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and assault of an officer. Connor Brink-Sawyer, who is from Modesto, CA, is free on pre-trial release. Today is his 24th birthday.
Geri Michelle Robinson says she had 28-year-old Justin Hickey, of California, to her home this week, and he suddenly became verbally aggressive while chugging bottles of beer. He then began using the bottles to break things in the kitchen and used a Sharpie to write “disparaging remarks” on a door and vandalized her refrigerator.
When officers arrived he was still verbally berating the victim and admitted to his wrongdoings. He was charged with vandalism and is free on a $1,500 bond.
28-year-old Trish Patel is charged with felony aggravated burglary after she forced her way into an East Nashville Home and attempted to steal a dog named ‘Kovu’, which she freely admits she had previously given to the new owner six months prior. When confronted by officers, Patel fully confessed. She was charged with aggravated burglary and booked into the Metro Nashville Jail.
She is free on a $2,500 cash bond.
22-year-old tourist Daniel ‘Danny’ Abeln was kicked out of Honky Tonk Central on Broadway downtown Nashville, and once he was escorted outside he decided he’d rather be back inside and continued to attempt to regain entry.
After multiple failed attempts, he then attempted to punch security multiple times. Due to his behavior, Abelin was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.