Police say 29-year-old Zackary Harvey was the at-fault driver in a three-vehicle collision in East Nashville in the early hours of Sunday morning. Harvey claimed he was not the driver, but everyone else at the scene identified him as the driver, including two of his passengers, Cody Price and Dominick Jamison. Harvey, who reeked of alcohol, refused all testing and just repeated the word “lawyer” throughout the interaction. A search warrant was granted for his blood due to another party being injured. Once at the hospital, he struggled with officers and staff, not allowing them to draw his blood. He was additionally charged with resisting due to not complying with the order.
31-year-old Sarah Worden was the registered owner of the vehicle and was also a passenger. Police say she was also intoxicated, and everyone in the vehicle stated they had just come from a bar. Due to her allowing him to drive while knowing he was intoxicated, she was charged with DUI per-se.
29-year-old Genesa Hill crashed her vehicle on Briley Parkway in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police and Nashville Fire medics responded to the scene, and Hill refused all medical assistance. Officers say she was “hysterical and crying” and couldn’t stand up without assistance. Inside the vehicle was an open bottle of Hennessy, and Hill smelled of alcohol. She admitted to consuming “several shots” at a bar earlier in the night. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and later blew a 0.16% BAC on a breathalyzer.
Police say 41-year-old Cheer Coach Gregory Shannon blew through a stop sign at 4th & Harrison in downtown Nashville late Friday night. Officers conducted a traffic stop and report that Shannon smelled of alcohol. Shannon claimed the officer was just smelling a Halls cough drop, and not alcohol, because he hadn’t consumed any. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests, and during them, one of his female friends approached the scene. When questioned, the woman stated that Shannon had indeed been drinking. He then admitted to drinking “a beer” before driving. Shannon was transported to booking and charged with DUI.
25-year-old Arjun Kaczor was stumbling around outside his white BMW sedan when officers responded to 31st & Park Plaza in the early hours of Saturday morning. Kaczor had just crashed his car into a utility pole and was treated at the scene by Nashville Fire Medics. Officers say he reeked of alcohol and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Kaczor was transported to booking and charged with DUI.
22-year-old Nashville Musician Fiona Maura Chalmers crashed her white Nissan Rogue into a white pickup truck as she attempted to back out of a parking spot in the rear parking lot of the Holiday End on West End just after 10 p.m. Friday. Responding officers reported that Chalmers reeked of alcohol, and she admitted to consuming wine in the hour prior to getting in her vehicle. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking, where she was charged with DUI. West Nashville Wrecker Service towed her vehicle.
Police say 24-year-old Charles Young of Oklahoma was either asleep or unconscious when they located him crashed out in a woodline along I-65 N at mile marker 75 in the early hours of Sunday morning. He reportedly reeked of alcohol as they assisted him from the driver’s seat of the white SUV. When asked where he was going, he stated, “to Franklin.” When asked where he was coming from, he stated, “8000 Mabel”, which is a street in Franklin. When asked if he had any alcohol to drink, he stated, “8000 Mabel.” When asked how many drinks he had tonight, he finally requested a lawyer, which was also his response when asked to conduct field sobriety tests and take a breathalyzer or blood test.
Police say 35-year-old Renauld Clayton made an illegal u-turn at 11th & Broadway, just one block away from his home, just after 11 p.m. Wednesday. Officers conducted a traffic stop and reported immediately smelling alcohol as they approached the vehicle. He claimed not to have consumed any alcohol, but his female passenger claimed the smell was coming from her. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests, despite arguing that he passed them all. He was taken into custody and charged with DUI. In 2020, Clayton was sentenced to 32 months in federal prison for his student loan fraud scheme at Tennessee State University, where he was an employee.
30-year-old Cameron Sathngam drove his 2006 Nissan Maxima into a stranger’s driveway at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, striking their parked vehicle and colliding with their garage door. Officers arrived and noted his extreme level of intoxication. Cameron stated, “I just hit the car,” but could not recall any events that led up to the crash. He attempted to hand officers his credit card when asked for his proof of insurance. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and blew a 0.241% BAC on a breathalyzer — more than triple the legal limit.
21-year-old Virginia Belser crashed her vehicle on Hwy 100 just after 5 a.m. Saturday and showed signs of impairment as officers responded to the scene. A can of beer was in her vehicle, and she admitted to having “a few” alcoholic drinks before driving — when asked to clarify “a few,” she responded it was 3-4 cans of Topo-Chico Hard Seltzer. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and later blew a 0.203% BAC on a breathalyzer. A search of the vehicle revealed an open can of Topo Chico and a 12-pack of the drinks with several cans missing.
30-year-old Karlisa Jefferson told officers she was driving the vehicle that was now crashed beside her on Rosedale Avenue, and she was “f-*ked up.” Karlisa further stated that had “a lot to drink.” She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and later blew a 0.271% BAC on a breathalyzer.