Traveler Jessica Ross left her red handbag containing $1,640 in the baggage claim area near the British Airways sign at the Nashville International Airport Sunday. After a review of video footage, Airport police determined that 23-year-old Dominique Triste took the cash from the bag, and gave it to her male travel companion, who she had just met at Bonnaroo this weekend, to hold onto. When police found the missing cash she asked if they just wanted to “take it” and not be any further problems? She was taken into custody, and once at booking, a plastic “drug bag” containing a white powder was found in her “prison purse” and retrieved from inside her body cavity.
Metro Nashville Police found 34-year-old Canadian Professional Football Player Ryan Bomben banging his head against a local business in downtown Nashville, and when officers approached him he reeked of alcohol and had difficulty standing on his own. Despite multiple attempts to arrange for him to leave the area safely, there was no one to care for him and he had no idea where he was staying. He was transported to booking, where they located marijuana inside his jacket pocket once inside the facility. Bomben was charged with public intoxication and felony introducing drugs into a penal institution.
25-year-old Braquece Smith, from Texas, now faces a felony charge in Nashville after police initially charged him with public intoxication after he was extremely intoxicated and had urinated near 4th & Broadway. Once at booking, deputies found a white powdery substance, suspected to be drugs, on him. Smith was additionally charged with bringing contraband into a jail, which is a felony in Tennessee.
Prentice Keeley & Sabra Fitts-Keeley now face charges in both Nashville and Lebanon after months of drug charges and Grand Jury Indictments in two counties. A Search of their Nashville hotel room netted pills, digital scales, one-half pound of marijuana, and a revolver.
Metro Police have charged Jose Rosasles, 46, with aggravated sexual battery of an 8-year-old child. Rosasles remains jailed in lieu of a $115,000 bond.
Cheatham County Correctional Officer Mason Carr has been arrested, charged bringing drugs into the jail where he worked, among other charges. He was booked into the Cheatham County Jail and is currently being held in Montgomery County pending a bond hearing.
Nicholas Lee Handy, 36, is jailed in lieu of a $37,500 bond after police found him with some extra packages under his ‘package’. Multiple items were retrieved from beneath Handy’s scrotum, including crystal methamphetamine, heroin, a digital scale, and multiple empty baggies.
A routine traffic stop in North Nashville, where both occupants of a vehicle denied having drugs and refused a strip search, resulted in DCSO Booking officers finding their buttocks stuffed with heroin and cocaine. Ladarrius Page & Ronnie Sims were arrested.
Karen Langston, 31, was caught attempting to bring 33 grams of heroin,and 31.8 grams of crystal meth, into the Davidson County Jail via her underwear.
Another day, another drug found in a Nashville jail. Emmitt Shaw, charged with possession of cocaine in a penal institution.