58-year-old retired MNPD Sergeant Daniel Ogren was arrested Monday and charged with DUI and handgun possession while under the influence. Police found him relieving himself on the side of the road across from the Airways Motel, where he had just crashed a car into the curb. He blew a .245, had a .44 magnum handgun in the backseat, and an empty 5-liter Moscato wine box in the front seat – all before 10 a.m.
31-year-old Landon Wilkinson is charged with DUI and unlawful possession of a controlled substance after he was found asleep in his vehicle while it was running. Inside the vehicle was an open container of alcohol, and a soda lid attached to a wrench, used for smoking marijuana. He is free on a $3500 bond.
Locally known soccer player Vitaly Drake, 22, was charged with DUI, violating implied consent law, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance after he was stopped for driving on the wrong side of the road and stated he was coming to Nashville to buy marijuana.
30-year-old Philip Roush was arrested and charged with DUI, and violation of the implied consent law after Metro police found him asleep behind the wheel of his running vehicle. He was ROR’d after being booked.
35-year-old Jarod Stressel was charged with DUI after police observed him swerving on Lebanon Pike without headlights after 2 a.m. on December 6th. When asked his impairment on a scale of 1-10, Stressel declared he was a ’10’, and blew a .20 BAC.
30-year-old Richard Garton had a Glock 19 holstered on his hip and a Glock 26 in his front pocket, each with one round in the chamber, as he admitted to drinking a half-bottle of vodka when police found him crashed on Harding Pike near West End. He told police: “F-ck this, I’m drunk”.
Andrew ‘A.J.’ Stribling took out a fence, plowed through a yard, and went into a tree. Field sobriety tests had to be stopped for his own safety. He was then adamant about taking a breath test, as he was ‘not intoxicated’. Metro obliged, he blew a 0.174 BAC.
25-year-old Country Music Artist Cagney Frizzell was charged with his 2nd DUI on September 10th, after a THP Trooper noticed he couldn’t keep it between the lines and clocked him going 90 in a 70 mph zone in Wilson County.
Over the years, Josh Hoge has found himself working with the Backstreet Boys, touring with Miranda Lambert, even being named SESAC’s songwriter of the year in 2016 for hits penned for Chris Young. On Monday he found himself in the back of a police car, charged with DUI.
34-year-old Melissa Wilson, of Mt. Juliet, was driving the ‘Fat Bottom Brewing’ company van when she crashed at the I-40 entrance ramp. She blew a .199 BAC on a breath test, and told officers she “had a beer during lunch.”