30-year-old Robert Dillon is charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication after he attempted to “bust the door open” to his downtown Nashville apartment building and was pepper-sprayed by security. He was reportedly attempting to get into an inner door leading to the residences when a guard says she told him to stop trying to break through the door, and he became irate. She says he yelled at her, took a fighting stance, and took a swing at her. Fearing for her safety, she pepper sprayed the resident. She says he then fell to the ground and began hitting his own head on a ramp causing his nose to bleed. Officers arrived and say he smelled of alcohol and took him into custody. Dillon has frequently opined about the digital key system not working at the building and often posted photographs of the rooms full of trash in the complex.
Downtown driver Ruchadd Bivins assaults pedestrian with jar of vaseline
35-year-old Ruchadd Bivins was booked on a summons to appear this week in a case where he is charged with an assault in downtown Nashville. On June 26th, Bivins was driving in downtown Nashville while pedestrian Katlin Nicely was walking near the end of a marked crosswalk, and he turned his vehicle, nearly hitting her. She continued properly walking down the sidewalk when Bivins turned alongside her, got out of his car, and began to yell at her. He then got back in his car and followed her as she continued to walk and once again exited his vehicle, still screaming at her. Bivens then retrieved a jar of vaseline from his car and threw it at Nicely, striking her in the chest.
Intoxicated Woman kicks officer who is removing her from downtown bar — Bethlehem Weimer arrested
26-year-old Bethlehem Weimer was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail early Sunday morning after security at Tin Roof Broadway contacted police due to how unruly she was becoming inside the bar. She was refusing to leave, and officers after multiple warning, she was placed into custody by officers. As they attempted to cuff her, she pulled away and kicked Officer Dibernardo in the leg twice. She continued kicking and screaming once inside the cruiser and eventually had to be hobble restrained. She was transported to booking, charged with public intoxication, resisting arrest, and assault of an officer. She is free on a $3,500 bond.
Man grabs wife’s arm, punches elevator beside her at Kid Rock’s Bar, charged with domestic assault
Matthew Stokes, 23, of Albertville, AL was arrested and booked into the Metro Nashville jail on a charge of domestic assault after an altercation with his wife at Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honky Tonk Rock N’ Roll Steakhouse in downtown Nashville. He wanted to leave, she didn’t. He allegedly grabbed her by the arm and punched the elevator beside her.
Woman has lover arrested for leaving morning ‘gift’ in her eye.
A Nashville woman awoke to a surprise Saturday morning. She told police she opened her eyes at approximately 10 a.m. and noticed her intimate partner taking care of business in the bedroom closet. She says when he noticed she was awake, he walked over and gave her an unwanted gift that in a location only Lisa Lopes would appreciate. The victim was at her apartment at The Gossett on Church Saturday morning when she says she was sleeping in her bedroom and began to wake up. As she was opening…
‘Cultural Incompetence’ – says Mayoral Candidate about Mayor Briley’s decision to remove cherry blossom trees for NFL Draft
State Representative John Ray Clemmons, who is Running to be the next Mayor of Nashville, said Saturday the decision by Mayor Briley’s administration to allow the removal and destruction of over 21 cherry blossom trees to accommodate the NFL Draft event in downtown Nashville displayed ‘cultural incompetence.’
Police arrest biker who struck police van downtown: Quintin Whitman
Quintin Whitman, 32, was arrested for his role in the massive ATV, quad, and motorbike takeover of Nashville this weekend. Metro Police say he struck a police van while driving the wrong way on Broadway, on Saturday. He had amphetamine pills and marijuana on him at the time of his arrest.
NEW PHOTOS: Metro Police Sgt. dragged by four-wheeler down Broadway; driver got away
Metro Nashville Police Special Events Sergeant John Bourque is being treated for injuries he sustained when he was struck and dragged by one of an estimated 100 dirt bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, and four wheelers that illegally took over Broadway Saturday around 3 p.m.
Naked woman pepper-sprayed after 2 MNPD officers can’t cuff her
22-year-old Mariah Nolen, who was naked in downtown Nashville Wednesday morning, was pepper-sprayed by Metro Police, after Officers Byron Carter and Kyle Eicholtz were unable to restrain her with handcuffs to be arrested for indecent exposure.
18-year-old arrested for pointing a gun at a motorist on Broadway downtown
Wednesday afternoon, a 54-year-old man reported that a young man driving a Mustang at 14th Avenue and Broadway pulled up beside him, pointed a pistol at him and motioned for him to pull over. Instead, the victim called police, who located and arrested 18-year-old Christopher Works, III.