19-year-old Brennan Spiller was standing on the shoulder of I-40 after wrecking his 2006 Mazda in late January with a bloody nose and a busted lip. He admitted he was the driver, but when officers remarked that he smelled like alcohol, Spiller stated he wasn’t speaking to officers any further about the incident. Officers located several opened alcoholic beverages inside the crashed car. Medics had to hold him up to get to the ambulance, as he could not stand on his own. He was transported to the hospital for treatment and issued citations related to the DUI. He was booked on those charges this week.
Malakye Williams too drunk for downtown Nashville
22-year-old Malakye Williams was found slumped over and leaning against a wall on Broadway in downtown Nashville this weekend. Medics also responded to the scene, but he refused all assistance. Due to his level of intoxication and inability to care for himself, Williams was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.
APSU Lab Manager Ronald Palmer caught masturbating in office by student
52-year-old APSU Chemistry Lab Manager Ronald Palmer was jailed Friday after a student said she walked in on him masturbating in his office with the door open to the hallway. Police made contact with Palmer, who refused to answer any questions. The student alerted another Chemistry to the incident, and she called campus police. The student says Palmer was reclined back in his chair with his head back, eyes closed, and aggressively pleasuring himself with his right hand.
VIDEO: BRAY2K says a bouncer assaulted him at Play Dance Bar in Nashville — Brayden Collins
Clarksville’s most prominent problematic party boy, BRAY2K, or as the judge calls him, Brayden Collins, was at Play Dance Bar this weekend when he says he was beaten by a bouncer, some of which was captured on video. The 19-year-old was with friends at the 18+ dance club, and the club even featured him on their social media and website photos from the evening. At some point, he was escorted out of the club after someone said he intentionally bumped into them. Brayden says he asked to apologize to the person but was escorted out instead. Once he was on the sidewalk, a video shows him being beaten as a member of the security staff holds him down.
Ja’Korey Hunter charged with assault of woman at gay bar in Nashville; she punches him in face
21-year-old Ja’Korey Hunter was at Play Dance Bar at 2 a.m. Saturday when police say he sexually assaulted Brittanee Anderson. According to witnesses and video of the incident, Hunter walked up behind the victim, who was dancing with her friend, Kolton Dixon. He then reportedly put his arms around her waist and then placed his hand up her dress, touching her genital area and fondling her. She immediately confronts Hunter and punches him in the face. Kolton Dixon then threw Hunter to the ground. Security responded and detained Hunter until police arrived. Our partners at Clarksville Today previously covered Hunter’s DUI in October.
DUI: Michael Powers says he snorted heroin prior to crash in North Nashville
45-year-old Michael Powers told police he used heroin prior to crashing his Hyundai Elantra in North Nashville on January 6. Witnesses say he was driving recklessly and hit two other vehicles before hitting a red truck and flipping his vehicle, eventually stopping while facing south in the northbound lanes of Clarksville Pike. He was speaking incoherently and had constricted pupils, and nodded off while speaking to the police. Heroin and a snort straw were located inside the vehicle.
Escort financially drains, kidnaps, and drugs man in Nashville; he’s abandoned in Detroit
When Ryan Raidel found escort Destiny Murray online, met her in Nashville, and paid for her services, he never imagined he would end up drugged, kidnapped, financially drained, and stranded in Detroit, MI — but that’s exactly what he says happened to him. Murray is jailed on a $175K bond, and two accomplices remain at large.
Clarksville woman with COVID jailed after coughing on husband intentionally
31-year-old Rebecca Lee Sealy, who describes herself as “dom fem” online, was jailed Tuesday after her husband, Ted Sealy, told police they were in the car together when she reached over and stuck two of her fingers in his mouth, pushing down on the back of his tongue, and coughed on him. Sealy reportedly recently tested positive for COVID-19, and her husband says she was purposefully coughing on him to spread the virus. Ted stated he felt assaulted and disrespected by his wife’s actions.
April Hampton — texting while driving leads to arrest for cocaine, handgun, and marjiuana
33-year-old April Hampton was pulled over by a THP Trooper on I-24 after he said he observed her texting while driving. It was determined her driver’s license was revoked for failure to pay court fees, and the officer noted the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. She claimed she had smoked earlier, but nothing was currently in the vehicle. A search was conducted and resulted in the seizure of a handgun, a small amount of cocaine (0.5 grams) packaged to sell, 32 grams of marijuana, and a scale.
Wesley Johnson says he “snorted pain pills” prior to crash on I-65 in Nashville
Police say 29-year-old Wesley Johnson had to be revived with Narcan after he crashed his vehicle on I-65S in late October. He told first responders he had two alcoholic beverages and had snorted pain pills prior to driving that night. He was transported to Vanderbilt for treatment and issued a citation for DUI 2nd offense. He was booked on that citation this week.