On 01/08/2022 at 2128 hours the defendant, Taylor Murray, was observed on 2nd Av S near Broadway. The defendant was seated slumped over on the sidewalk when officers approached her to see why she was on the ground. Officers detected the strong odor of alcohol expelling from the defendant’s breath when she spoke. The defendant was unsteady on her feet, had bloodshot and watery eyes, slurred speech, and was unable to care for herself. Due to the defendant’s high level of intoxication, it was determined she was a danger to herself and others.
Taylor was arrested and charged with public intoxication.
26-year-old Katelyn Abigail Bowles was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail after security at Tin Roof Demonbreun alerted officers she had become too intoxicated and was refusing to leave. Officers attempted to assist her with finding who she was with, or to call a ride, however she stated she didn’t want any assistance while unable to stand on her own without leaning on people and fixtures.
She was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
20-year-old Samuel “Harp” Lane from Mountain Lake, NJ, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail late Friday night after he destroyed the door to Rippy’s Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville.
The underage Bowdoin college student was inside the bar and heavily intoxicated according to witnesses when he cause a disturbance and was asked to leave. As he was exiting the bar he kicked the door with his foot, shattering it. Lane is charged with public intoxication and felony vandalism. He is free on a $4,000 bond.
33-year-old Eric Randell, who lives with his mother, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Thursday after telling her he would “sharpen a spoon and cut out her heart.” The argument reportedly began when she confronted her adult son over what she described as his “drinking problem.” She asked him to leave her home after the incident, at which time she says he slapped her in the face, causing an injury to her lip. Police took Randell into custody, charging him with domestic assault. Randell remains jailed in lieu of a $5,000 bond.
19-year-old Jacob Cornelius was charged with public intoxication at the Nashville International Airport after his Uber arrived at the terminal early Sunday morning with him passed out in the back seat. The rideshare driver had alerted airport police, who arrived and had an “extremely hard time” waking the teen from his alcohol-induced slumber. Too intoxicated to even stand, much less fly, he was wheeled to a patrol car and transported to booking, where he was charged with public intoxication.
25-year-old Cardiovascular ICU Travel Nurse Jazmen Flowers was found drunk and asleep behind the wheel of her vehicle at a Krystal’s drive-thru in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police say they approached her vehicle in the line after being notified her the situation, and she ‘lurched’ the vehicle several feet forward as they woke her. She reportedly reeked of alcohol and admitted to drinking vodka & cranberry drinks earlier in the evening. She was charged with DUI and transported to booking, where she blew a 0.17 BAC just over double the legal limit. She is free on pre-trial release.
23-year-old Ethan Burton was found on Woodland Street in East Nashville Sunday afternoon as medics were tending to his father’s bleeding face wound from “falling on the ground”. They were outside his father’s vehicle on the sidewalk, and police determined Burton was “very intoxicated”. Medics transported his father to this hospital for his injures. Ethan told officers he had no keys to his father’s residence and did not know anyone in the area to call to come to get him. Due to his level of intoxication, he was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
34-year-old Lindsey Dixon was charged with DUI Friday morning after officers found her slumped over the wheel of a running vehicle on Music Circle East. Initially concerned she may be in need of medical attention, officers stopped to check on her, at which time she began telling officers the story of why she was parked in this location, which they noted she “was rambling and talking in circles, but did manage to tell officers she had been drinking the night before”. She eventually blew a 0.087 BAC, even after having been asleep behind the wheel of the running car for a few hours. Dixon was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail and is free on pre-trial release.
The 52-year-old troubled alcoholic Mt. Juliet restaurant owner, Thomas P. Courtney, has been booked into jail yet again and released on his own recognizance, this time after assaulting his girlfriend, leaving her badly bruised. Court records show the pair were driving on I-40 when he began swerving and driving erratically in response to an argument over a text message, and when she attempt to get the car back under control, he crashed the car off the road, pulled her out, and assaulted her by kicking her in the face, leaving her in the mud, locking the car, and walking away from the scene. A Wilson County magistrate released him on his own recognizance, as with most of his other dozen arrests. He was arrested again the following day for violating his Wilson County Probation, has multiple open DUI & other cases in both Wilson County and Nashville, and refuses to abide by interlock restrictions. His license to drive was revoked on 10/08/2021 – if you see him driving in Mt. Juliet, please immediately call the police at 615-754-2550.
Patrons of the Dogwood Nashville Bar flagged down police after noticing 30-year-old Donovan Staley was on the ground and unresponsive. He was initially unresponsive to chest rubs when medics arrived, but later rose to his feet and refused all assistance. He was transported to booking, charged with public intoxication.