51-year-old Lance Dotson was jailed on April 1st after strangling his wife, Stacey Dotson until she couldn’t breathe. When officers arrived at Hopsmith Nashville on Division Street, Stacey was visibly distraught and crying. Multiple witnesses approached the officers and told them how Lance physically assaulted and choked her numerous times. They showed the officer videos that they had recorded of the incident that matched Stacey’s statement. Stacey refused medical attention when NFD arrived on the scene, and Lance was taken to booking and charged with felony aggravated assault/strangulation.
Metro Nashville Police responded to Losers Bar & Grill on Division Street early Sunday morning after security reported that 22-year-old Randy Gonzales refused to leave at closing time. Bouncer Brandon Chapman stated Gonzales began arguing with him, which escalated to the man charging at him with his body and attempting to strike him. Several other patrons and staff witnessed the incident and Chapman prosecuted Gonzalez for the assault.
25-year-old U.S. Army Soldier Maxim Donaher was drinking at the Red Door Saloon on Division Street and became so intoxicated that his friend who worked there took his car keys from him. Near the end of the evening, Donaher demand his keys to leave the bar, and the friend urged him to check into the hotel next door as he was not sober enough to drive. When he realized his friend was not going to return his keys, he went outside and began punching the friend’s car. The friend attempted to restrain him, and a fight ensued, but Donaher was eventually restrained until police arrived. The friend didn’t want to prosecute for the assault or the vandalism, but did want him removed from the bar. Officers asked the soldier to take an Uber or get a hotel room, both of which were refused. An arrest warrant states “he told the responding officers to just take him to jail and we obliged.”
Security at Losers Bar & Grill in downtown Nashville had 30-year-old Renaud Rafael in custody when Metro Police arrived this week. Rafael had reportedly attempted to assault a member of the staff. Officers observed him to be highly intoxicated and deemed him to be unable to care for himself. He was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
Metro Nashville Police were flagged down by patrons at Losers Bar & Grill on Divison St, where they found 41-year-old Robert “Bobby” Rindhage on the sidewalk with a large amount of blood coming from his head. It was soon discovered he was extremely intoxicated and unable to care for himself. Bar staff stated Rindhage was fighting the bouncers, resulting in his injuries. He also attempted to fight officers when he was told he was under arrest.
36-year-old Amanda Gulledge was charged with assault of a health care provider and disorderly conduct when she was yelling, cursing, and throwing food at a Greyhound Bus station then hit an ambulance employee in the face.
26-year-old Katlyn Hunley had to be detained by citizens on the street after she attacked an ex-boyfriend on the street, leaving him with a bloody nose, cuts to the face, and a smashed iPhone XR.