Late Friday night, 21-year-old Conor McNamara crashed his vehicle onto the sidewalk on 4th Ave South just near the Nashville City Cemetary. McNamara freely admitted he didn’t have a valid license to drive and that he consumed “one beer” about fifteen minutes prior to driving. Officers say he performed poorly on field sobriety tests and blew a 0.098% BAC on a breathalyzer.
Conor is the son of Sean McNamara, the owner of McNamara’s Irish Pub.
23-year-old Ariel Thomas was stopped for speeding and during the interaction with an officer, she admitted to “drinking a swig” from an open bottle of Paul Masson Whiskey, which she was carrying in a pouch on her shirt, and taking a Percocet. A second empty bottle of whiskey was also in the vehicle, along with other various open containers of alcohol. Also found in the vehicle was a small amount of marijuana and a loaded Taurus pistol. What wasn’t found was a valid license to drive, as she currently didn’t have one issued to her.
Metro Nashville Police say 21-year-old William Pearce was so drunk they had to stop field sobriety tests for fear he would fall over and injure himself in the parking lot of the AT&T building in downtown Nashville where they encountered him. Security contacted police after hearing a crash and observing Pearce backing up from a vehicle he had struck in the garage. A police report details Pearce was sweating profusely with slurred speech and other signs of intoxication. He was taken into custody and charged with DUI, driving without a license, and violation of the implied consent law.
26-year-old Jose Lucas Camaja Teletor was stopped at a red light beside a Metro Nashville Police Officer. As the light turned green, he quickly accelerated to 60 mph in the 45 mph zone and began to weave through traffic and drive erratically. Police say he appeared to be intoxicated and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. He is charged with DUI and driving without a license.
Police say they conducted a traffic stop on 37-year-old Musician Brandon Steadman after he used the parking lot of an East Nashville Aldi to cut through and bypass two traffic lights. He was reportedly visibly intoxicated and admitted to drinking prior to driving. He began, then stopped, field sobriety tests, and was taken into custody for DUI, violation of the implied consent law, and driving without a license, as his Texas license expired in 2015.
First responders found 32-year-old Carles Stacey Hunt “passed out” behind the wheel of a black Mercedes-Benz which he had crashed on I-40 in Nashville. After Nashville Fire pounded on the windows loudly, Hunt eventually became awake and exited the vehicle, which had extensive damage to the driver’s side door and visible airbag deployment, and declared he did not require any medical assistance. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI. During a search, a small baggie containing what is believed to be heroin was found in Hunt’s shoe.
48-year-old Rebecca Oravec was involved in a non-injury crash on March 2nd, and police report her reeking of alcohol with pinpoint pupils, and slurred speech. She told responding officers she needed to be admitted to a rehab facility, stating she was an alcoholic. She admitted to consuming “a couple” of drinks. Inside the vehicle, officers located 9 open and empty cans of White Claw, and one unopened can which was still cold to the touch.
20-year-old Jah’Rule Reed is charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, theft of a firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving without a license after police noticed him driving with no headlights and displaying an expired temporary tag.
22-year-old King Orozco was charged with DUI per se and 21-year-old Joanna Lombera was charged with possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, no driver’s license, and a DUI when they were caught asleep in a running car at Mapco.
26-year-old Joshua Vaughn was charged with domestic assault and driving without a license after he was caught speeding on I-40 and was found to have no driver’s license. Police discovered he had an outstanding warrant for assault.