DUI: Daniel Mignacca crashes on Murfreesboro Pike after drinking Bud Ice

53-year-old Daniel Mignacca left the scene after being in a car accident near the Publix on Murfreesboro Pike on April 17th. The other party involved called the police and provided them with photos of Mignacca’s car when they arrived. The passenger advised them that Mignacca had been drinking. Officers ran the license plate, which returned to a Shadowbrook Trail South residence, where they went and located Mignacca, who admitted he was involved in the crash near Publix, adding that he had one can of Bud Ice. Officers noticed he reeked of alcohol and asked him to take sobriety tests, which he consented to and performed poorly. Mignacca was then taken into custody for driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident.

Adael Hernandez charged with criminal trespass after breaking into building to sleep

23-year-old Adael Santos Hernandez was booked on the citation of criminal trespassing on March 12th. On February 24th, around 5:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to Space Park South Drive regarding a break-in. When they arrived, they located Hernandez inside the building. Hernandez advised officers that he had broken in there to sleep, adding that he stayed in a tent in the woods behind the building. Hernandez further explained that he entered through the back door using a piece of metal. The location’s owners previously told him not to come back repeatedly. Hernandez was cited for the incident and booked on the citation on March 12th.

DUI: Seth Andresen takes 120mg of Methadone before crashing Chevy Avalanche

30-year-old Seth Andresen had a head-on collision in his Chevy Avalanche at the intersection of Harding Place and Jonquil Drive in the early hours of February 22nd. After crashing, Andresen fled the crash and drove away on Harding Place toward Antioch Pike. Andresen was seen swerving out of his lane and seemed to have briefly fallen asleep at the green light before accelerating again. Officers observed this and conducted a traffic stop. Anderson pulled into a nearby parking lot and exited his Avalanche before approaching the patrol car. Officers announced themselves and instructed Andresen to put his hands behind his back, which he refused. Then, Andresen began to push officers, forcing officers to use a takedown maneuver to detain him. Andresen showed multiple signs of impairment as officers Mirandized him. Andresen then became combative, refusing to have a conversation with officers. Officers spoke with Lisa Skimehorn, a counselor at a nearby clinic, who advised officers that Andresen had seen her about an hour before the incident. Skimehorn advised that Andresen took a dosage of 120mg of Methadone. After officers investigated, it was determined that Andresen was responsible for more than $1,500 worth of damage in the crash. Officers also learned that Andresen had a prior DUI conviction from Indiana in 2017. Andresen was taken into custody for implied consent, leaving the scene of an accident, resisting arrest, and driving under the influence-2nd offense.

Lopez Jalecic gets drunk in Walmart, tries stealing officer’s gun

34-year-old Lopez Jalecic was shoplifting at the Wal-Mart on Nolensville Pike on December 7th. Officers were dispatched regarding a suspect who attempted to get the security officer’s gun. They arrived and spoke with Walmart’s loss prevention staff, who advised them that they witnessed Jalecic open bottles of alcoholic beverages and consumed them on the property. They stated that when they tried to detain Jalecic, he became violent and kept reaching for his waistband. When they were able to arrest him, they uncovered a firearm in his waist area, and he kept threatening them until the officers arrived. Officers reviewed the surveillance and observed Jalecic grabbing and consuming bottles of beer. Jalecic was visibly intoxicated as he admitted to drinking the beers and stated numerous times that the loss prevention staff treated him like “he stole something worth a lot more than what he did.” The loss prevention staff wished to prosecute, and Jalecic was taken into custody for theft, possessing a weapon while under the influence, and public intoxication.

Virginia Belser blows 0.203% BAC after drinking Topo-Chico seltzers & driving

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.

TSU Football’s Devon Starling has ‘fling’ with FB Director Ariel Escobar, who rams his car

TSU Football Star Devon Starling called police to report his “ex-fling”, 22-year-old Ariel Escobar, the Director of Football Operations & On-Campus Recruiting, was sitting in her car at his apartment at 2:30 a.m. as he arrived home with his girlfriend, Mia Kanu. The couple told Escobar she needed to leave the property, a request she refused. The couple attempted to drive around Escobar’s vehicle to leave the situation, but Escobar followed them as they pulled into a nearby parking lot. Escobar then blocked their vehicle from leaving and then drove into their vehicle with them still inside.

David White joked and laughed throughout DUI arrest after West Nashville crash, per police

25-year-old David White was involved in a crash on Old Charlotte Pike late Saturday night and called his brother for assistance. His brother then contacted Metro Nashville Police, who responded to the scene and located White, who appeared to be intoxicated with bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. Officers say White laughed and joked throughout the entire interaction and admitted to consuming “two alcoholic beverages” hours before the crash. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking and charged with DUI.

Julian Keith fires shotgun into ground twice; threatens to blow someone’s head off

Metro Nashville Police arrived at a residence on Clearbrook Drive Saturday to find multiple bullet holes in the grass of the yard, as well as a shotgun shell. Christian Venson called 911 to report that his girlfriend’s brother, 36-year-old Julian Michael Keith knocked on his door then he heard a gunshot. He had also knocked on the door of his mother, Julia Keith. As Venson ventured outside with his girlfriend, Johanna Keith, they observed Julian standing with a shotgun in his hand. He began ranting about an incident from two months prior and stated he was angry. He then asked Venson, “Do you want to come to get the gun out of my hands?” Venson replied “no” to the question, and Keith continued, “Because I would blow your head off.” Venson told him that he didn’t want to die today, prompting Keith to turn and fire another shot into the ground with the shotgun. Keith then fled in his vehicle before officers arrived. He was then located and taken into custody. Venson says he believes Keith acted this way because he had been up for 24 hours due to his ADHD.

Jacob Brewster catches DUI after he “got in his feelings” and slept in his running car

19-year-old Jacob Brewster says he was inside a residence at the Hillmeade Apartments late Friday night with some friends after bringing them home and drinking some tequila with them. He says he “got in his feelings” about a situation and decided to leave. He was too intoxicated to drive home and decided to sleep in his vehicle in the parking lot. Before sleeping, he continued to drink from a bottle of vodka in the car.

A short time later, around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Metro Nashville Police responded to an unrelated shots-fired call at the complex and came across Brewster in the parking lot, who was now slumped over the driver’s seat with the car running and the door wide open. Brewster was unresponsive for several minutes with vomit both inside and outside the car and all over himself. Officers were able to turn off the car, and Brewster eventually woke up and tried to put the car in gear and leave. He eventually blew a 0.123% BAC on a breathalyzer.

DUI: Matthew Zito found asleep behind wheel after drinking “3-4 drafts” prior to driving

First responders located 21-year-old Matthew Zito asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle at the intersection of Brownlee Drive and Brook Hollow Road just after 1 a.m. Sunday. As firefighters approached the vehicle, Zito briefly woke up and drove further down the road, where he fell back asleep. Nashville Fire was able to place blocks in front of his tires so he couldn’t move any further and then removed him from the vehicle. Officers arrived as he was being escorted to the ambulance. Zito stated he had “3 or 4 drafts” at a bar on 21st Ave, where he was drinking with his co-workers prior to driving. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking.