Derrick Grace charged with pepper-spraying another man on Church Street

38-year-old Derrick Grace reportedly pepper sprayed another man outside of the post office on Church St. on August 30th. The other man, Quintin, told police he recognized Derrick from the gym, and he approached him to speak to him. After they spoke, Quintin said that Derrick got into his vehicle and reversed back to him. He said that Derrick called him back over, and he leaned on Derrick’s car. That is when Derrick pepper sprayed him, despite him dodging. Derrick told police that Quintin said, “He had that good on him,” then raised his eyebrows. When he acted like he did not hear him, he got into his vehicle, drove back over to Quintin, and rolled down his passenger vehicle. Derrick told police there were no threats and only wanted to speak with him. After talking, he said that is when he pepper sprayed Quintin and called the police. Quintin told police he wished to prosecute, and that is when Derrick was cited for assault. He was later booked on the assault charge on September 19th.

Keniya Green charged with assault after fighting in front of officers

19-year-old Keniya Green was in an altercation with Sammeca Hall on Edgehill Ave Friday night, along with other individuals. While officers were investigating the incident, she aggressively approached the victim again and had to be separated by officers. She became even more aggressive and assumed a fighting stance attempting to escalate the situation. She was taken into custody for assault after placing the victim in fear of bodily injury. 

Bryan Essex shoves girlfriend to the ground; hides from police in bushes

32-year-old Bryan Essex was with his girlfriend at Losers Bar on Division Street on May 27 in Nashville. As they left for the evening, Bryan reportedly got into an argument with an unknown man on the sidewalk outside the bar. His girlfriend attempted to de-escalate the situation and intervene, but Bryan reportedly shoved her to the ground, where she landed on her back. When she got up and attempted to calm him down a second time, he grabbed her by the neck and threatened to fight everyone who was watching. As people began to call 911, Bryan hid in some nearby brush on the ground, which is where police located him.

Connor Hart says he smoked marijuana before getting half-naked in elevator, destroying lobby

23-year-old Connor Hart was booked Wednesday after trying to fight people and damaging property in the lobby of Kenect Nashville apartments. There were three emergency calls made in reference to Hart’s behavior. When police arrived, they saw damage to the lobby of the building. The victims did not wish to press charges but directed police to Hart, who was lying in the elevator shirtless, smelling of alcohol, and having large pupils. Officers asked him what he had taken, and he admitted to smoking weed with his friends. Police helped Mr. Hart up, and he was unsteady on his feet. He refused medical treatment and was taken into custody.

Ryan Price jailed after becoming drunk and disorderly and Play Dance Bar in Nashville

23-year-old Ryan Price was handcuffed by security at Play Dance Bar on Church Street in Nashville after he jumped over a brick wall outside the venue and became aggressive toward them. He had just been removed from the bar due to his level of intoxication and behavior. Metro Nashville Police arrived and offered him an ambulance, which he refused. He stated he would just walk home, which officers wouldn’t allow. His uncle attempted to assist him with a ride home, but he became even more belligerent. Price was taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication.

Alycia Ackerman charged in late-night DUI after crash in Midtown

27-year-old Alycia Ackerman rear-ended another car at 18th & Charlotte in the early hours of Friday morning after leaving her friend’s house. As officers arrived, she attempted to walk away from them and was unsteady on her feet. She had trouble following directions to produce her identification and scattered all of her belongings on the ground. She was swaying during their interaction and smelled of “an excessive amount of perfume,” according to officers on the scene. She was cleared by medics and refused all testing. She was taken into custody and charged with DUI.

Joshua Hudson charged with trespassing inside St. Thomas midtown hospital

Security at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital caught 30-year-old Joshua Hudson trespassing on the property on October 27th. When asked what he was doing inside the hospital, he provided false information as to his business inside the hospital. Security noted that he had made his way inside the hospital on prior occasions and had been asked to leave on those occasions and not return. He was issued a state citation for criminal trespass and was booked on that citation on November 14th.

Christopher Carothers admits to using heroin prior to crashing into another vehicle

Police say 47-year-old Christopher Carothers was one block away from his home when he drove his white Lexus into the other lane of travel and collided with another vehicle, injuring two people. Officer founds Carothers sitting on a sidewalk, shaking with pinpoint pupils when they arrived. His sentences were incoherent and he continuously nodded off after admitting he had shot up with heroin shortly before the crash. Police located 30 Oxycodone pills and a dollar bill containing heroin inside the vehicle. After a warrant was granted for his blood, he was transported to Metro General before being booked into jail.

Tourist charged after repeatedly punching wife on ground in downtown Nashville — Robert Hunter Jr. arrested

42-year-old Robert Hunter Jr., of Massachusetts, is now charged with the domestic assault of his wife, Michelle Hunter, during their trip to Nashville. A witness called 911 while stopped at a traffic light near Broadway & 14th Ave N. when they heard a female scream and yell for help then observed Hunter punching the woman on the ground while yelling obscenities at her. The victim initially claimed the argument was only verbal, however, officers documented multiple injuries on her body and dirt on her clothing. Hunter told police nothing happened, and his wife actually slapped him.

Titans fan arrested after attempting to bite hospital staff after ambulance ride from game — Luke Lacefield

27-year-old Luke Lacefield was transported from Nissan Stadium during the Titans Game, and upon arrival at St. Thomas Midtown, ED staff observed his extreme level of intoxication as he had to be restrained to a hospital bed due to his yelling, screaming, and making threats to of harm to hospital staff.

He reportedly attempted to bite a female member of the security staff who was attempting to restrain him. Lacefield told police he has no memory of the incident.