“The drugs are mine, I have a right to get high.” Those are some of the words Metro Police say 53-year-old Casey Jackson said to them during an arrest early Monday Morning in East Nashville.
Metro Nashville police were dispatched to the Days Inn at 1400 Brick Church Pike Monday, in response to a bomb threat that just turned out to be a man high on cocaine.
19-year-old Lucas Schweitzer had his first encounter with the criminal justice system Monday, when his mother searched him for drugs, found cocaine and Xanax, and was assaulted during the process.
A routine traffic stop in North Nashville, where both occupants of a vehicle denied having drugs and refused a strip search, resulted in DCSO Booking officers finding their buttocks stuffed with heroin and cocaine. Ladarrius Page & Ronnie Sims were arrested.
Alex Oldham, 24, remains in a Nashville jail today, in lieu of an $85,500 bond, after he led police on a chase in a stolen car. MNPD eventually had the car remotely powered down, and took him into custody, along with his marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine.
53-year-old Vicki Melvin now has 36 charges spread among 21 arrests. Her most recent was on Monday, when Metro Police charged her with a Class B Felony for crack cocaine, which would have carried an 8+ year sentence. The DA’s let her plea to a simple possession charge with a 6 month probated sentence, less than 24 hours after her arrest.
#Inglewood: overnight raid finds over half-pound of heroin, over quarter-pound of methamphetamine, 24 grams crack cocaine, 29 grams cocaine, & more in a Matthews Ave home. Nathaniel Key, 37, is held in lieu of a $375,000.00 bond.
Roger Lewis Eddings, 63, remains jailed today, charged with assuming a fighting stance and punching a Metro Nashville Police officer square in the face when the officer attempted to remove him from the roadway.
Monday was quite the day for BB King’s Blues Club Operations Manager Carlos Motley. Police say he passed a cruiser doing 80 in a 55 at 2:30 a.m., and when pulled over and asked to exit the car, he rolled up his windows, locked his doors, and refused. About the cocaine they found, police say he admitted to “needing it for the nightlife club he manages.”
As Metro Police arrived to the scene of a vehicle fire, a witness flagged them down, stating a man from the car, identified as Justin Perron Davis, attempted to place a backpack inside of her car, which was later found to contain marijuana and cocaine.