Scoop Media Group has filed suit in Chancery Court against Montgomery County, Tennessee, for denial of access to public records. In January, the local Court Clerk began redacting details from public arrest affidavits. The denials began after a phone call from the County’s Public Information Officer, Michelle Newell, who told Scoop that she did not agree with how Scoop published public records, and would be seeking legislation to prevent future publication, and would restrict access going forward.
CLARKSVILLE, TN: Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett & Clarksville City Mayor Joe Pitts were among the local dignitaries present last month at a ribbon-cutting ceremony sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, celebrating a business of which a 31-year-old registered violent sex offender on probation in lieu of prison, is now an owner. Brandon Kyle Hester is the man becoming an owner of the family business – which includes fitting youth for proms, ring bearer ceremonies, bar mitzvahs, and weddings.
Clarksville husband Christopher Monson was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual battery, 9 counts of incest, 7 counts of rape of a child under 13 years old, 3 counts of rape, 2 counts of continuous sexual abuse of a child, especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, and criminal attempt to commit rape. His wife, Christy Monson was charged with 2 counts of duty to report – abuse/ neglect/ etc., coercion of a witness, and tampering with or fabricating evidence.
21-year-old Ft. Campbell soldier Jamie Burton was charged with public intoxication in Nashville after he started a fight with another subject and then became aggressive with Metro Police as they interveined.
A newly released disciplinary report shows that Registered Nurse Jessica Rayburn has admitted to diverting narcotics while working at St. Thomas West in Nashville. Her license has been suspended for a minimum of six months.
Clarksville Police are investigating an overnight home invasion on Dandelion Drive that left one resident and one intruder dead. At least one intruder is being sought.
The Board of Nursing released a consent order from this month’s Disciplinary Action Report which revealed a St. Thomas Nurse, Molly Snapp, admitted to diverting drugs for nearly a year. The report also details giving a patient blood pressure pills instead of pain pills, and missing Fentanyl & Dilaudid.
Midtown Hills Precinct detectives are investigating Friday night’s fatal shooting of Quinzell Pannell Jr., 23, who was the driver of a Range Rover that crashed into a utility pole at 17th Avenue North at Hayes Street.
Shabazz Mallison, 24, was found by Metro Police at 2:21 a.m. Saturday morning, behind the wheel of his running vehicle, off the roadway, and stuck on the railroad tracks near 2nd Ave. North and Gay Street. He would later blow a 0.152 BAC.
Marcos Vielma, of Clarksville, was the employed caretaker of an East Nashville Parkinson’s patient for the past several months. During that time, he is accused to taking the victim’s credit & debit cards on multiple days, and accruing over $3,200 in fraudulent charges. He is jailed in lieu of a $35,000 bond.