18-year-old Ronny Edmonds sped past a THP Trooper on January 19th and crossed several lanes of traffic, nearly colliding with another vehicle. The Trooper attempted a traffic stop, and Edmonds slowed his white BMW as if he were complying. Suddenly, Edmonds accelerated to 90 mph and sped away. Due to the snow and ice covering the road, it was not safe to pursue in real time; however, the Trooper recorded his license plate number. Troopers relocated to his neighborhood and observed him pulling into his driveway on Jay Street just twenty minutes later. Edmonds was taken into custody. A bag containing 12 grams of marijuana was found in the center console.
23-year-old Hunter Eagle was jailed May 9th after police found drug paraphernalia in his vehicle during a traffic stop. Detectives saw a black Nissan Altima parked at a business on Largo Drive outside of business hours with the engine running. When detectives ran the license plate, they discovered the registration was expired. Eagle told detectives that he didn’t have a driver’s license and gave his social security number to be identified. They found that Eagle had an active warrant from Maury County for a probation violation. The detectives noticed that there was drug paraphernalia in plain sight and Eagle advised that there would be more found in the vehicle. They found multiple loaded needles, a small amount of marijuana, a grinder and a metal spoon with burn marks and residue.
19-year-old Matthew Liendo was jailed after causing a disturbance in Lewis Hall at Vanderbilt University just after 2 a.m. Monday. Officers say he was asked to leave the building as he loudly and repeatedly knocked on the third floor door of a female student. He was instructed to leave the building and refused, stating, “or what?” He then continued, “I will not leave the building or stop knocking and shouting unless I am arrested!” He was ultimately granted his wish and taken into custody. A search of his person incident to arrest revealed a gold Spiderman grinder and 0.7 grams of marijuana.
Sgt Orlando Dixson of the Vanderbilt University Police Department charged 22-year-old George Woods IV with marijuana possession on January 20. Dixson says he approached an illegally parked vehicle in a Vanderbilt University parking lot and noticed the seats were laid all the way back. Two small bags of marijuana were in plain view, and the driver, Woods, admitted it was his marijuana for personal use. Woods was booked on the citation this week.
19-year-old Damondre Hayes faces multiple weapon and drug charges after an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle he was a passenger in on January 26 when the license plate returned as not on file and did not have a functioning license plate light. As officers approached the red Nissan Altima, a bag of marijuana was in plain view in the front seat. All occupants were removed, and Hayes was found with 5.5 grams of cocaine, 31.6 grams of marijuana, and a Glock handgun.
21-year-old Paulina Ceja Sanchez was in the passenger seat of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that was traveling the wrong way on a one-way street in downtown Nashville on January 16. During a subsequent traffic stop, officers smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle, and a probable cause search was conducted. In a zipper bag which she claimed, officers located 13.5 grams of marijuana and individually packaged capsules with a folded piece of paper in each, which contained 0.9 grams of heroin. A loaded Sig P365 was also located, along with scales and a grinder.
45-year-old Michael Powers told police he used heroin prior to crashing his Hyundai Elantra in North Nashville on January 6. Witnesses say he was driving recklessly and hit two other vehicles before hitting a red truck and flipping his vehicle, eventually stopping while facing south in the northbound lanes of Clarksville Pike. He was speaking incoherently and had constricted pupils, and nodded off while speaking to the police. Heroin and a snort straw were located inside the vehicle.
20-year-old Troinesha Henderson says her boyfriend, Nashville rapper Famous Kass (aka Jaylin Patton), brought another girl to their home late Thursday night and told Troinesha she needed to leave. She stayed downstairs after Jaylin went upstairs with the unnamed female. Troinesha was packing her belongings the following morning when she began arguing with Jaylin as he came downstairs to get food. She says she was holding a machete “for self-defense” purposes and began swinging it at Jaylin, leaving some cuts and scratches on him. Jaylin took the blade from her and stored it atop the kitchen cabinets, and placed her outside of the front door, along with all of her belongings, before locking the door. Troinesha called 911, but was also determined to be the primary aggressor and was taken to jail.
Police say 60-year-old Lisa Choate crashed her Hyundai Elentra into two parked vehicles before flipping it entirely upside down in the middle of Morrow Road on December 4th. She was unable to explain how the crash occurred but did admit to drinking two 100 ml 99-proof Long Island Tea bottles and smoking marijuana prior to driving. Officer located multiple empty bottles inside her purse and outside the car. During a search, officers also located marijuana inside three plastic bags, a plastic container, and in a metal pipe. Choate would later blow a 0.159% BAC on a breathalyzer.
19-year-old Gary Henson was involved in a single-vehicle rollover on the interstate late Friday night. First responders report smelling alcohol on Henson as they interacted with him and noted his slurred speech and bloodshot eyes. Henson was “belligerent and extremely uncooperative” with police. He admitted to smoking marijuana and drinking “one beer” just before the accident. Inside the vehicle, officers found a half-consumed bottle of Crown Royal and a baggie of marijuana. Field sobriety tests could not be completed due to his hostility. Henson was transported to booking and charged with the marijuana, possession of a firearm that was found in the vehicle, and driving under the influence.