59-year-old James Smith was kicked out of Double E’s Bar and Grill on Lebanon Pike after consuming a large amount of alcohol and becoming disorderly with other patrons. He then fell asleep in his car in the parking lot. Later that night, security approached his vehicle to check on him, at which time Smith stood up and reached into his pants in a draw/stroke motion. Security tackled him to the ground and disarmed him. Officers arrived to find him detained and took custody of the Glock 43X and two blunts from his pants pocket.
62-year-old Billy Hentz fled from a crash scene earlier this month in Hermitage. Angelique Spitaliere told police he fled after crashing into her vehicle and that he appeared to be intoxicated. He was observed in the nearby Publix parking lot, sitting in the front seat of his white Ford Taurus. Hentz told police he was on his way home from Double E’s Bar & Grill, where he consumed two beers and stopped in the Publix parking lot to attend to a flat tire. Officers noted extensive front-end damage to his vehicle, which had open alcohol containers and a firearm inside. Hentz performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI 2nd, among other charges.