28-year-old Thomas Pontes told police he had “just a few” drinks at a bar with friends before attempting to drive home. He crashed into a parked car on a neighborhood street in South Nashville.
Donpatric Buford, 19, was arrested Thursday, charged with his role in a December carjacking at Danny’s Market. Police say Buford drove his co-defendant to the location to commit the crime, and the vehicle was recovered blocks from his residence. He is jailed in lieu of a $40,000 bond.