20-year-old Joseph Tannous was with a friend at the Barstool Sports bar in downtown Nashville early Sunday morning when he attempted to use a fake ID to gain entry to the venue. Security took the fake ID from Tannous and would not return it. Tannous then contacted the police in an attempt to retrieve his ID card. Officers reported the person on the ID was obviously not Tannous, and he was unable to provide any matching information. Tannous moved toward Officer Casey Lopez and attempted to snatch the fake ID from him, assaulting the officer in the process.
23-year-old Jordan Kyle Lewis faces multiple charges after he attempted to rent a car at the Enterprise counter at the Nashville International Airport on November 13th. His Georgia identification, which listed him as ‘John Head’ was not verified as valid in their system, so they called Airport Police to verify it was valid. The clerk mentioned to him that officers were on the way to ensure it was good, and he fled the airport.
But wait, there’s more. Two hours later, Lewis returned to the airport in different clothing and appeared at the National counter for a second attempt to rent a car using his real information this time. The fake Georgia ID was found in his backpack. He is charged with felony forgery, felony criminal simulation, and criminal impersonation.
24-year-old Keosha Higgins was jailed this week on two outstanding citations from June 2021, charging her with criminal impersonation and driving on a suspended license. The citations came about during a traffic stop for a handsfree law violation in the Gulch during which she claimed to be “Triana Stratton” and provided a SSN that returned to a male’s identity. She eventually admitted she was using her cousin’s name and had a suspended license.
29-year-old Zachary Pollack told police he was “high on shrooms” when they caught him with a purple Lego bunny rabbit at the ‘Nature Pop’ exhibit at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens Monday night. Security believed he was trying to steal the artwork, however, Zach says he just “thought it would be funny if it moved”.
33-year-old Morgan Hammer was charged with criminal impersonation, assault, and drug paraphernalia after she bit a hospital security guard while MNPD was taking her into custody due to a warrant regarding her failure to be booked in June.
31-year-old Cody Beneke was charged with assault, theft, criminal impersonation, and contraband in an institution after she stole $57 dollars worth of merchandise from Walmart and kicked a loss prevention officer while being detained.
33-year-old Charles Gordon was charged with theft and criminal impersonation after he gave officers an incorrect name and date of birth, and was discovered to have twelve outstanding warrants.
25-year-old Devin Mitchell was charged with multiple crimes including driving without a license and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after being pulled over for running a red light and having police discover an outstanding warrant.
19-year-old Quentin Harris was charged with aggravated burglary, conditions of release violation, theft, possession of marijuana, possession of burglary tools, and criminal impersonation after he was caught with a stolen motorcycle.
41-year-old Maurice Booker was charged with criminal impersonation, criminal trespass, assault, and disorderly conduct after causing a ruckus and assaulting an officer at the Margaritaville Hotel.