Lyft Driver Admits to Drinking, Gets DUI Charge in #EastNashville | Joshua D Kaplan

Just after 2:30 AM Monday morning, Lyft Driver Joshua D Kaplan admits per court records, that he consumed “three beers” before logging onto the Lyft platform to work as a driver. He got a request to pick up a passenger, and accepted it. They made it as far as Gallatin & McGavock in East Nashville before he was pulled over and arrested on several charges – including DUI. According to the MNPD, Kaplan drove past an officer, going approximately 58 in a 40 mph zone, confirmed by radar. Kaplan’s vehicle…

DUI ARREST: NFL Agent Tom Condon, Jr Arrested for DUI After Dinner at Kayne Prime

NFL Agent Tom Condon Jr, 30,was arrested around 1AM on Wednesday, and charged with DUI & violation of the implied consent law, after having dinner at Kayne Prime. Per the affidavit: On 12/6/17 at approximately 0059 hrs I observed the Defendant driving on Broadway in the area of George L Davis westbound. The Defendant failed to maintain the lane of travel (#1 lane), almost striking a center divider on the bridge over I-40. The Defendant continued on West End and failed to maintain his lane of travel by straddling the…

Man gets 10th DUI at Noon, Back on Street by 8PM – William Arnold

On Tuesday, William Arnold was arrested in for his 10th DUI. 10 DUIs, and Mr. Arnold is still out driving the streets in Nashville. The maximum charge is for “DUI 4 or More” – There’s wasn’t even a law conceived for someone to get 10 DUIs and still be driving. He’s also had 17 related charges dismissed by the courts. Here’s what happened: Arnold was parked sideways in parking spaces at 414 Gallatin Pike S Someone called in a drunk person getting into the vehicle (defendant) Cranked it. Reversed it.…

East Nashville DUI Arrest: Tyler Jacobsen Blows Over Double Legal Limit – 0.184 BAC

Tyler Jacobsen was stopped by MNPD early Saturday morning in East Nashville as he decided to drive without any lights just after 2AM on Gallatin Ave. Upon contact with Jacobsen, the officer reports there was an odor of alcohol coming from him, his speech was slurred, and his eyes were bloodshot and watery. Upon performing SFST’s there were numerous indicators of impairment, and he was taken into custody. Tyler Jacobsen consented to a breath test, and registered a 0.184% BAC. Jacobsen was booked into the DCSO just before 2:30AM, and…

Librarian DUI ARREST: “No I Have Not [drank], I Promise” – Blows 2x Legal Limit: 0.16

Librarian and Assistant Professor Nicole Wood was arrested in the early hours of Saturday morning and charged with DUI, as she missed the interstate on-ramp, and stopped quickly to make a U-Turn, causing a line of cars to slam on their brakes to avoid a collision. When asked by the officer that stopped her if she had any alochol this evening, Wood replied “No, I have not, I promise!” – despite the officer smelling alcohol emitting from her car, and her fumbling to locate her insurance card. After having her…

Nashville’s Newest PR Firm Has a DUI Problem: CEO Zach Farnum – “I want to talk with my attorney”

Zachary Farnum, 23, President & CEO of Nashville’s newest music PR firm, 117 Entertainment, has a PR problem of his own. In the early hours of Monday morning, Zachary Farnum tried to drive thru the barrier of the parking garage at Music City Center, to avoid paying for parking, according to the MNPD. When officers responded, they found an extremely intoxicated Farnum sitting in his running vehicle, after unsuccessfully attempting to breach the gate without paying. According to a police affidavit Farnum explained he was “just trying to get home”…

Travaris Pulse Blows a .13 After Driving Down Steps: DUI Arrest

We all saw the car driving down the steps at 5th & Main over the weekend, but in case you didn’t we have videos and photos below. The man in the driver’s seat was Travaris Pulse, 32, of Ewing Valley Rd, in Nashville. According to reports, police asked Pulse about the accident where his car became stuck going down a set of stairs onto the street below, to which Pulse responded that he actually drove down SEVERAL sets of stairs from the parking area before getting stuck. Pulse admitted to having a…

DUI Arrest: East Nashville Singer/Songwriter Jeff Carl

Early Monday morning Jeffrey Carl, East Nashville resident and singer/songwriter, ran the flashing red lights at N 11th / Garland / Gallatin. This prompted a stop by MNPD, during which Jeff Carl was determined to be driving under the influence and arrested for ‘DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT (T.C.A. 55-10-401)’. He blew a .11 and .12 on two consecutive breath tests during the booking process. Carl was booked into the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, and was given an initial $2,000 bond, then released on the pretrial program just…