#DUI: Man pretends to balance on a surfboard instead of performing field sobriety tests, police say

21-year-old Stephen Lavoie was asked to perform a ‘9-step walk-and-turn’ during field sobriety tests Wednesday, but despite multiple instructions to actually walk, he remained in the same spot, balancing as if he were on a surf board, according to Metro police. Metro Nashville Police observed Stephen Lavoie driving a tan Toyota Sienna minivan at 2nd and Commerce in the early morning hours of May 15th. Lavoie was driving the wrong way on a one-way street, and struck the curb several times once lights and sirens were activated for him to…

Too Drunk for the Country Music Hall of Fame

22-year-old Lauren Ianni was determined to be too drunk for the draft. She was day drinking downtown Thursday, when Metro police took her into custody and charged her with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, and trespass, when she was kicked out of the Country Music Hall of Fame, and came back to fight the security guards that kicked her out .

Brutal attack over ‘random girls’ leaves victim with brain hemorrhage & skull fracture at downtown McDonald’s

22-year Calvin Courter is held in a Nashville jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond, charged with aggravated assault. Police say he sucker punched a man at the downtown McDonald’s, kicked him while on the ground, rendering him unconscious, then continued to stomp on his head as people yelled ‘stop kicking him’ – as the victim laid on the ground, bleeding from his head, causing a skull fracture and brain hemorrhage.

Details: Mayor Briley’s plan to outsource parking spaces & permits to a private company for $30 mil upfront

DETAILS: Mayor David Briley reveals plan to turn over management of Nashville’s parking spaces to a private company for $30 cash million up front, increase fines by 227%, extend enforcement times to 10 p.m., add Sunday enforcement, increase meter rates, and eliminate free parking for clean energy vehicles.

KISS Arrest: Woman charged with slapping boyfriend in face at KISS Concert

45-year-old Erin A. Savage told police she did open-hand slap her boyfriend of 18 months during a verbal argument at last night’s KISS concert, at which time off-duty officers detained her. The victim told police he was slapped, but did not wish to prosecute, and had no visible injuries, however the police prosecuted on his behalf.

Man assaults 3 MNPD Officers, grabs one by her ‘genital area’, per report

30-year old Onreka Gray kicked MNPD Officer Sekou Samassi in the leg, and while MNPD Officer Laura Mullin was assisting Gray in walking into the Sally port at booking, Gray grabbed Officer Mullin on the upper part of her leg, and grabbed her ‘genital area’, causing ‘offensive contact, per an arrest report.

He then slipped and fell on the wet floor, got back up, and kneed Officer Jankiewicz in the left inner thigh.

NFL to pay Metro $10K to cut down 21 cherry blossom trees for NFL Draft, says tree group

According to the Nashville Tree Taskforce, the donors of the beautiful cherry blossom trees on 1st Avenue at Riverfront Park downtown were notified Friday 21 of the trees would be removed in exchange for $10,000, due to a deal between Metro Nashville & the NFL, which is hosting the draft at the location in late April.