Woman gets plastered on bottle of champagne @ bar, scoffs at police’s offer of shelter, demands to be arrested.

Valentine J Law was at the DoubleTree hotel bar downtown on Thursday night, where security states she drank an entire bottle of champagne while at the hotel bar/lobby area. She was so intoxicated, that once they realized she was not an overnight guest of the hotel, police were called to check on her welfare. MNPD arrived just after 11:30 PM, and Valentine Law willingly exited the hotel with police, but did not have the means to call a friend to pick her up, due to her phone being dead. As…

Nashville Lyft driver Blake Streicher flees from police, charged with Felony Evading Arrest

Nashville musician & Lyft ride-share driver Blake Streicher was arrested on Sunday night for felony fleeing / evading arrest, while dropping off passengers near Bridgestone Arena on Demonbreun just past 5th Ave, downtown. In order to avoids accidents and protect pedestrians, there are legal drop-off zone where people can safely get in/out of vehicles, and this driver was not only not following those rules, but breaking the law by fleeing from officers at a high rate of speed in his vehicle when they attempted to stop him.  Blake Streicher was…

From Tinder to Terror: Dacota Echols Arrested

Dacota Colby Echols, 30, was arrested Saturday night after he met a female on Tinder less than a month ago, went on 2 dates, and refused to take no for an answer. Earlier in the week, on Wednesday, he thought she “owed him time” and threatened to assault her and her friends, if she wouldn’t meet up to see him. She went to the police instead, and a warrant was issued for his arrest. The victim met Dacota Echols on Tinder the weekend of March 17th, and they went on…

Man breaks into Kelly Osbourne’s Nashville Penthouse Hotel Suite

Just after 2 AM on Friday morning, MNPD received a call of a burglary in progress from the penthouse suite of the new Holston House by Hyatt Hotel in downtown Nashville. The penthouse suite was occupied by Kelly Lee Osbourne. Jeffrey Picariello, a guest on the 5th floor of the hotel, took the stairs to the 12th floor where the penthouse was located. He then opened a small hallway window and climbed outside to a balcony. That balcony was connected to the penthouse suite’s balcony, separated by a railing. Picariello jumped…