47-year-old ESPN Titans reporter Turron Davenport was jailed early Thursday morning, charged with his second DUI. Davenport is the Tennessee Titans reporter for ESPN’s NFL Nation. After drinking at a nearby bar, he reportedly passed out behind the wheel of his running vehicle near Demonbreun and 14th Ave South just before midnight. Officers blocked the vehicle and used a Nashville Fire Department vehicle’s horn to wake him up. He refused all commands to turn the vehicle off and drove off several feet several times before eventually unlocking the door so first responders could take control of the scene. Davenport admitted to drinking “a couple of old-fashioned” drinks before driving. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and agreed to a blood draw at Metro General Hospital. Police tell Scoop: Nashville that Davenport was convicted of a prior DUI in 2019.
20-year-old Kaylyn McKissack caught the attention of Metro Nashville Police Thursday as they observed her driving very fast in the parking lot at 900 Gallatin Pike, and she eventually drove over a curb and stopped in the grass. Officers made contact with McKissack, who was naked from the waist down, had urinated on herself, and had an open bottle of liquor in the center console and another in the passenger seat. McKissack performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking.
36-year-old Regina Sullo was kicked out of a concert at Nissan Stadium on August 12th after APEX Security determined her to be too drunk and disorderly to abide by venue guidelines and she was causing a scene during the event. After she was escorted outside the stadium, she began to make her way back toward the entrance and attempted to re-enter the concert. She was stopped at the gate and denied re-admission, at which point she was taken into custody by Metro Nashville Police due to her level of intoxication. She reportedly reeked of alcohol, and her speech was slurred during interactions with officers. Sullo was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
24-year-old Isaac Kollock was found passed out at the corner of 4th & Broadway in downtown Nashville early Friday morning. After he came to, medics attempted to transport him to the hospital for evaluation, however, he refused and attempted to stumble away, almost falling over. Police determined he was too intoxicated to be left on his own, and transported him to booking.
Early Sunday morning, Metro Nashville police responded to Redneck Riviera in downtown Nashville where they found 45-year-old tourist Jeremy Hency in the process of taking his shirt off and yelling obscenities as security staff at the location. He had been kicked out of the location for being too intoxicated and escorted to the door. Hency was with his son, who agreed to arrange an Uber ride to avoid his father being arrested, and officers began to walk away. Moments later they turned to see Hency laying flat on the sidewalk blocking the path of pedestrians. His son attempted to get off the ground, stating the Uber was nearby, and officers even assisted him to the Uber once it arrived. The Uber driver, however, refused service due to his level of intoxication. Left with no other options, Hency was charged with public intoxication and transported to booking.
Metro Police say 24-year-old Sharon Heaton was trying to enter an apartment that wasn’t hers on Sunday. The actual resident of the apartment believed someone was attempting to break into their home and called 911. Officers arrived to find Heaton passed out on the ground in front of the apartment door. She eventually regained some awareness, but was still extremely intoxicated and was a danger to herself and others. She refused medical services, and with no one else to care for her, was booked into jail, charged with public intoxication.
Police say 29-year-old Rebecca Wetherbee was being discharged from St. Thomas Midtown early Saturday after a brief visit and was causing a disturbance, refusing to leave. Officer offered to assist in getting her home, but she refused to tell them where she lived, and told them to”go f–k yourself”. Police determined she was still extremely intoxicated and since she refused to leave the property, she was taken into custody for criminal trespass. Wetherbee, however, wasn’t done. Once in the patrol car she began kicking the rear window, and spit on an officer who attempted to put her in hobble restraints.
31-year-old Travis Schmidt was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Saturday night after he was found laying on the floor inside a women’s restroom at Bridgestone Arena and refused to get up. As officers began to remove him from the women’s restroom by force they realized he was heavily intoxicated, and determined him to be unable to care for himself.
He was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
Metro Police found 24-year-old Benjamin Wilkinson standing on a front porch of a Boscobel Street home in East Nashville this weekend. He was banging on the front door and asking to come inside, believing he was at the correct house. Police determined he was heavily intoxicated, and at the wrong house.
Wilkinson was transported to booking, and charged with public intoxication.
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.