Officers over the Labor Day weekend took a number of enforcement actions with the goal of seeing the declining trend of COVID-19 cases in Nashville continue. There were 4 parties and events stopped, 59 citations issued, and 3 arrests made over the weekend.
Clarksville bar loses liquor license for 6 months after violating executive orders amid pandemic
Tarboosh Hookah Bar in downtown Clarksville has agreed to a six-month suspension of its liquor license, after the TABC (TN Alcoholic Beverage Commission) filed suit, alleging violations of multiple executive orders, refusing to provide records to the TABC, failing to keep records of purchases and sales of liquor, and overall posing a risk to public safety.
Nashville’s Mayor Cooper allows Strip Clubs & Hookah Bars Open; Downtown Bars Closed
Downtown Nashville bars remained closed this weekend, and when they re-open Monday they will have a 25-patron limit enforced on them. Meanwhile, Nashville’s strip clubs and Hookah bars continue to push capacity limits with no restrictions enforced by Nashville’s Mayor John Cooper, whose office declined to comment on this story.
Nashville Police issued 1,900 verbal mask warnings and issued 16 citations Saturday night during the same period.
VIDEO: Nashville house parties & strippers continue despite ban on +25 people gatherings during pandemic
[NSFW Content] Despite orders by Mayor John Cooper and the Nashville Health Department, private house parties of more than 25 people continued this weekend as bars and clubs in the city remained shuttered due to the #COVID19 pandemic.
Nashville Councilwoman asks for non-mask wearers to be charged like HIV-carriers if they transmit COVID-19
VIDEO: Metro Councilwoman compares people who transmit COVID-19 without wearing a mask, to those who transmit HIV; asks for them to be similarly charged in the criminal court system – asking if Metro Council can create such legislation. She’s visibly disappointed when she learns she doesn’t have that power.
Nashville COVID-19 patient arrested after escape from fairgrounds quarantine
BREAKING: 39-year-old Randle Kirkley, who tested positive for COVID-19, was charged with quarantine escape for jumping a fence at the Nashville Fairgrounds after being quarantined on May 4th and was informed that he was not allowed to leave until cleared by Metro Nashville Public Health.
Clarksville car club’s ‘Corona Cruise’ draws large crowds, defies ‘stay-at-home’ order
The Clarksville Gearhead Car Club & Vet Speed Racing defied city, county, and state ‘stay-at-home’ orders Saturday and held a mass gathering, branded as a ‘Corona Cruise’. Videos & photos show approximately 60 people attended the event, which did not practice social distancing or other precautions amid the COVID19 pandemic.
Intoxicated woman slices boyfriend with steak knife after accusing him of cheating
30-year-old Sara E. Smith is charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after her boyfriend came to spend the night after turkey hunting, and she attacked him first with her hands, then with a steak knife, after accusing him of cheating.
Nashville COVID19 Heatmap – See the current hot spots!
See the #COVID19 hot spots in Nashville. These are the geographic locations for positive COVID-19 cases reported to Nashville’s Metro Public Health Department. Darker red shading indicates areas with the highest number of cases.
Woman assaults boyfriend over amount of food in house during COVID19 pandemic
a 46-year-old Nashville woman is now jailed with an ICE-Detainer hold, after a 911 hang-up call brought police to an Antioch home, where they found she repeatedly punched her boyfriend in the face until he was bloody, due to an argument over the amount of food in the house.