Metro Nashville Police working the Entertainment District Initiative in downtown Nashville say they observed 24-year-old Jacob Denton outside of Second Fiddle at 420 Broadway. Denton reportedly was having trouble maintaining his balance due to his level of drunkenness, but was able to unzip his pants and expose his own instrument while urinating on the sidewalk as many patrons of Second Fiddle took note of the performance. Denton was charged with public indecency and public intoxication.
Metro Police say 38-year-old Jerry Bachner, better known as musician ‘Jered Ames’ was involved in an accident with another vehicle near 51st Ave N & Indiana Ave in the early hours of Saturday morning. While describing how the accident occurred to police, they reported smelling alcohol coming from Bachner, along with his slurred speech during the conversation. He admitted to consuming “4-5” alcoholic drinks at the local dive bar, Betty’s Grill, just a couple of blocks away from the crash site. Bachner performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking, where he was charged with DUI.
28-year-old David Iturriaga crashed his vehicle in the early hours of Saturday morning after leaving Alley Pub on Hwy 70 South. He told officers he consumed 2-3 alcoholic drinks at the bar prior to leaving and crashing his vehicle into a utility pole, causing the pole and wires to fall to the ground. He would later blow a 0.125% BAC on a breathalyzer as he was booked into custody and charged with DUI.
25-year-old Daniel Marchesi crashed his vehicle on Old Hickory Blvd near Hwy 100 on March 19th, disabling it. He says he was attempting to avoid colliding with a deer. When police arrived they could smell alcohol, and Marchesi admitted to drinking 2 drinks prior to driving. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and blew a 0.087% BAC on a breathalyzer.
32-year-old Kristen Peppers was booked into the Metro Nashville jail just as the sun was rising Saturday morning, charged with domestic assault with bodily injury. Her boyfriend, Mychal Dabney, says he had come to visit her for the holiday and was sleeping when, in the middle of the night, he was suddenly awoken out of his sleep by his girlfriend punching him in the face repeatedly with her fists, leaving him bleeding, which he used her bedsheets in an attempt to stop the bleeding from his nose and face. Peppers admits that she was upset after seeing some photos on Instagram and Facebook which he had ‘liked’ using his account. She is free on a $1,500 bond.
18-year-old Devontez Wade was charged with possession of marijuana, felon possession of a weapon, and domestic assault after he was caught speeding, was found to have an active warrant and admitted he had marijuana and a gun in his vehicle.
33-year-old Eric Ogara was charged with aggravated assault by strangulation after he showed up while Tishona Hayes was visiting with her niece and demanded to know where their child was located. When she refused, he choked her and threatened to kill her.