Metro Nashville Police working the downtown Nashville Entertainment District Initiative (EDI) say 44-year-old Emery Thompson was fighting another man near 5th & Broadway just before midnight Friday night. The fight seemingly ended as officers approached the two involved parties. As the other man was not looking, Thompson suddenly sucker-punched him after the fight was finished by all accepted man-code standards. Officers understood their assignment and took the tourist into custody.
27-year-old Corey Ann Cook was jailed in downtown Nashville over the weekend after Metro Nashville Police Officer Wallace Seay says she was “in a public place with the intent to cause a public annoyance”, according to an arrest warrant.
Officers working the Entertainment District Initiative in downtown Nashville just before 2 a.m. Saturday observed 23-year-old Mikianna Burns engaging in a fight with Unique Chambers. She was taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct.
Metro Nashville Police say they encountered 21-year-old Unique Chambers near 4th & Broadway in downtown Nashville, fighting Mikianna Burns just before 2 a.m. Saturday. Chambers had to be forcibly detained. and was extremely uncooperative and combative with police throughout their interactions. She reportedly attacked one officer as he came up to stop the fight; however, she says she wasn’t aware he was an officer coming up behind her at the time.
21-year-old Anthony Breithaupt was involved in a large brawl in front of Nudie’s Honky Tonk in the early hours of Saturday morning on Broadway in downtown Nashville. Police responded to the fight/shots fired call to find multiple people involved in fights. Breithaupt was observed throwing several punches and injuring at least one person in the fight.
A Metro Nashville WeGo Public Transit bus crashed into 77-year-old Bennie Lee’s vehicle on May 4th. Metro Nashville Police arrived at the scene, they demanded his vehicle be immediately towed due to the location and rush hour traffic. They said the vehicle would have to be towed to the city-partnered tow lot, and told him the costs he would be charged, however, Bennie Lee refused and insisted his vehicle would only be towed to his home, but that shouldn’t have to pay for it, as the city bus struck him. He then stood near the vehicle and blocked the way of the tow truck that the city had dispatched to remove the vehicle from the roadway. Officers contacted public works, who declined to assist in changing the tire so it could maybe just be driven away, stating the location was too dangerous. Police eventually arrested the man and charged him with disorderly conduct so they could tow the car off the roadway.
19-year-old Jayden Lawrence is charged with the assault of Dr. Andre Bean, the Director of the Men’s Initiative at Tennessee State University. In what may be the most poorly written arrest warrant we’ve ever published, Sgt. Horace Green of the TSU Police Department doesn’t specify how the alleged assault happened but lists Dr. Bean as the victim. The Sgt was escorted to the alleged fight by Arch Angel Security on Monday afternoon to find a large group of students gathered in a circle in the hallway. When he arrived, Dr. Bean was restraining Jayden Lawrence but never actually alleged any assault took place. Lawrence requested medical attention, was evaluated at Metro General, then transported to booking.
52-year-old Michele McConville was asked to leave the Holiday Inn Express on Broadway and refused. Police and medics responded to the scene to find her heavily intoxicated and making threats while yelling. She was aggressive to both hotel staff and medics, even tossing bark at the medics.
24-year-old Joshua Trufley & 27-year-old Shane Smith, both tourists from Butler, Pennsylvania, were both jailed this weekend after the pair got into a fight in front of Jack’s Bar-B-Que on the 400 block of Broadway in downtown Nashville, which smashed out the front window of the business.
Metro Police found 30-year-old Canadian Daryl Patjas yelling at and attempting to fight random individuals on the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge. He even threatened officers as they responded to the area. Officers got him on his feet, and he was extremely unsteady and intoxicated. He was transported to booking and then given pre-trial release back to Canada.