20-year-old NCAA football player Josh ‘Big Country’ Griffis is free on a $10,000 bond after he tore apart the door frame of a woman’s apartment in Nashville and forced his way inside the residence where held her against her will for over an hour. Despite the destroyed door frame, he told police that she “invited him inside”. The 6’4, 260 lb, player, who just transferred from FSU is charged with multiple felonies, including aggravated burglary, false imprisonment, and interference with a 911 call.
36-year-old Erin Justesen was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Wednesday after neighbors found her crawling around their lawns, screaming, and causing a neighborhood disturbance while admittedly intoxicated. We covered her arrest last year when she was also intoxicated and punched her mother’s new boyfriend in the kitchen while he was making coffee.
41-year-old Daniel Harvell, from Arizona, is charged with vandalism after he came to his son’s birthday party in Nashville at the home of the child’s mother, got drunk, and told family members they had all ruined his life. He then retreated to an upstairs room and punched a hole in the wall. He is free on a $2,500 bond.
24-year-old Nicholas Terry was found wandering around downtown Nashville alone in the odd hours between last call and sun-up Tuesday morning. Officers felt he was in such a state that he was unable to care for himself, and could not be left to roam downtown on his own. He was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication. No one retrieved him, so he served his full 8-hour hold before being released back into the city, ready for round two.
24-year-old Jared Beard was found asleep behind the wheel of his car at an intersection just south of downtown Nashville and admitted to drinking prior to driving. Police say he agreed to a breathalyzer, a demonstrated he could blow hard enough, however, when his lips met the actual machine, he wouldn’t blow hard enough for it to register. He also urinated on himself multiple times while speaking to police, and in the back of a patrol car.
22-year-old Matthew Gagnon ended his vacation in custody Wednesday after he punched his father and continued coming at him until his father eventually punched him back in self-defense in a downtown Nashville hotel room.
Police say 22-year-old Ryan Jerry Wieters was flirting with two women outside Redneck Riveria in Downtown Nashville Saturday, and when his efforts were met with rejection he became belligerent and began wildly punching the women with his fists.
23-year-old Brian “Houston” Clinch II was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Friday, yet again charged with the assault of a female in his life. Despite multiple arrests and convictions, he’s only been sentenced to probation, classes, and then a judge moved his probation to unsupervised. A 3rd victim has now come forward. Court records detail him slamming women to the ground, choking them, promising to do it again, and following through on that promise. He burned another with a cigarette as punishment, pushed one down the stairs, threw another around a parking garage, and even broke a child’s car seat to prevent the mother of his child from leaving with the baby. Oh, and when he was served with the latest order of protection, he sent that ex-girlfriend the “I apologize for nothing” meme, violating the order.
Nashville Airport Police eventually took 29-year-old Maryland Mortgage Broker Kyle Nicholas Jessee into custody Thursday after he began his Nashville adventure crawling down the aisle of a jet as it was taxiing to the gate, then trying to force his way off the aircraft. He was given multiple chances to continue without adding jail to his itinerary, however, he stayed true his name, and cemented his spot in history as Nashville’s newest Kyle, who told officers he was “drunk as shit” because his flight had been delayed for hours.
At 6 p.m. Saturday on Percy Priest Lake, TWRA Officer Joshua Landrum asked 24-year-old Jet Skier Orrie Reed Whitton when he last smoked marijuana. Landrum replied: “when the sun was still up”. The agent reminded him the sun had been up for the last 12 hours, and wouldn’t set for another 2. Landrum was jailed on 5 charges this weekend, and he reportedly told the officer he “doesn’t care what happens to him”.