21-year-old Victoria Craig was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Sunday morning after police observed her crash her vehicle onBrick Church Pike. Craig was driving, with Allison Reese in the passenger seat. They ran a red light and struck a vehicle driven by Karl Batson. All three were transported for medical evaluation and treatment of minor injuries. While inventorying Craig’s car for towing, officers located a half-empty bottle of White Zinfandel in the driver’s cupholder, a bottle of Cosmopolitan Effen Vodka in the passenger side floorboard, and a bag of marijuana in the other cupholder. During an interview, Craig admitted to drinking shots and smoking marijuana prior to driving.
23-year-old Kristen Burke told police she had just left Lucky’s Bar, where she had been drinking, before crashing her Hyundai near the Hotel Preston on Briley Parkway. Officers say she reeked of alcohol and had watery eyes, and showed some indications of impairment on field sobriety tests. Once at booking, she blew a 0.146% BAC on a breathalyzer test.
21-year-old Phoebe Tillemans was booked into jailed overnight, and charged with DUI after police say she was intoxicated and crashed her vehicle on I-65 North, and admitted to drinking prior to driving. When asked about the details of the crash, she began telling a story about how she was out with friends but none of the times she recounted it did she ever get close to the car crash part of the story. She also admitted to taking Vyvanse. Tillemans performed poorly on field sobriety tests and refused further testing after admitting to having “3 or 4” drinks of wine.
Police were investigating a vehicle crash in which 23-year-old Ethan Carter was a passenger. As he exited the vehicle he was obviously intoxicated, and police say he was disorderly during the entire investigation and continuously stumbled into the roadway, into lanes of traffic, and refused to exit the interstate exit-ramp to an area that was safer for pedestrians. He was eventually taken into custody and charged with public intoxication due to his refusal to care for his own safety in his state of intoxication.
23-year-old Bohlt Hamrick told police he had around 5 drinks at a #DowntownNashville bar Wednesday night, a mix of both beer and liquor, before he began the drive home. Police and medics would find him extremely intoxicated in a crashed car on Riverbank Drive, where a home security camera captured him speeding down Stone Hall Blvd, striking a curb, and coming to rest in the intersection. He told police he “was just driving home” in the neighborhood, however, he lives in a neighborhood approximately 8 miles away. After field sobriety tests, Hamrick submitted to a breathalyzer, where he blew a 0.166 BAC – over double the legal limit. He was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail, charged with DUI / driving under the influence. He is free on pre-trial release.