When Metro Police responded to a traffic crash in downtown Nashville, they found 41-year-old Michael Killen driving his red Saturn, which he had driven into the rear of another vehicle. Sgt. Amabile says he could smell alcohol coming from Killen, and observed obvious signs of impairment. Killen stated he drank alcohol, however, it was 24-hours prior to driving. He refused field sobriety tests and was taken into custody, charged with DUI, and given pre-trial release.
27-year-old Charlene Nemecheck is charged with DUI (driving under the influence) after leaving a hockey game earlier this week. Police say she failed to maintain her lane of travel on Lebanon Pike and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. She admitted to drinking prior to driving and blew almost double the legal limit on a breathalyzer.
26-year-old Elijah Gang was driving around in a recently crashed vehicle when he drove right into an area which police were preparing for the NYE event in downtown Nashville. An officer approached him to make sure he was ok, and that he realized how damaged his vehicle was. The front-end had heavy damage and the left front tire was completely flat. Gang reeked of alcohol and refused to answer most questions.
Inside the Toyota Rav4 was an open Miller High Life beer can and multiple cans of Sierra Nevada Hazy Little Things. Gang was charged with DUI, violation of the implied consent law, and open containers. He was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail, just a few blocks away, and is free on pre-trial release.
When police pulled him over for a traffic stop, an officer noticed a nearly empty bottle of Adictivo Tequila in the vehicle of 36-year-old Marvin Drew, and a 9mm handgun magazine in his lap. When asked where his gun was located, Drew pointed to his pink handbag, which is where officers retrieved a Taurus G2c and several rounds of ammo.
Drew was charged with DUI, open container, possession of a weapon under the influence, and violation of the implied consent law. He is free on pre-trial release.
33-year-old Robert Fontaine was dressed in his work shirt and driving his Nashville Machine Elevator work van when he arrived at Pure Gold’s Crazy Horse Nashville Friday evening. As he was leaving the strip club, security attempted to dissuade him from driving due to his level of intoxication, however, he fled the parking lot, crashing into the fence along McCann St. He would later tell officers he had a “half-bottle of Jack”. Due to being transported to the hospital, field sobriety tests were not completed. Fontaine was charged with DUI and is free on pre-trial release.
27-year-old Justin Oakley was charged with #DUI Sunday after crashing his vehicle in the parking lot of Nissan Stadium after the game. He admitted to consuming “4 shots of Bacardi” from a bottle found in the vehicle. He consented to a breathalyzer, on which he blew a 0.257 BAC, more than 3 times the legal limit in Tennessee. Oakley, from Hermitage, is free on pre-trial release, spending less than 3 hours in jail.