A traffic stop on a vehicle traveling 55mph in a 40 mph zone on Dickerson Pike revealed 30-year-old Robert Charbonneau in the passenger seat alongside a female driver. Police say they smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle and conducted a search. While no marijuana was found, Robert’s backpack contained 5 used glass pipes, 10 Suboxone pills, 2 generic Viagra, 1 Trazodone, and 2.4 grams of powder which tested positive for Fentanyl.
Police conducted a welfare check on a woman who appeared to be unconscious inside a parked, but running, vehicle at a Conference Drive hotel early Monday morning. Inside was 43-year-old Charlotte Ann Frierson with a silver canister between her legs with obvious drugs and paraphernalia within view. As one officer pushed the front of the car to rock it, another knocked on her window, eventually waking her up. A loaded .38 revolver, which was stolen, fell from her pocket as she exited the vehicle, and officers conducted a search. Inside the vehicle, they located a good scale with white residue, five baggies of crack cocaine (82g), 2 baggies of meth (12g), marijuana (12g), Fentanyl (31g), 21 Oxycodone pills, 100 plastic baggies, three crack pipes, a baby bottle converted to a bong, baking soda packaged as a drug (18g), and $885 in cash. Though mostly erased from current versions of its website, a Tennessean article archives that Charlotte ‘Char’ Grant Frierson was a co-founder of the Mending Hearts recovery program in Nashville, with her partner Trina Frierson.
23-year-old Mira Sean Kloepfel is charged with child endangerment (under eight years of age) and drug possession after police say she overdosed inside of a vehicle while a child was in the back seat. Once revived with Narcan, Kloepfel admitted she was using Fentanyl mixed with Xanax, which police found the remainder of inside her purse. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $27,500.
Daniel Bautista Alvarado during a targeted traffic stop. Alvarado remains jailed in lieu of a $10,000 bond, charged with two felony drug offenses. Some of the drugs were packaged in different sized colored balloons
Alvarado’s mugshot is not being released at this time as the investigation is ongoing.
39-year-old Dreama Stacy and 43-year-old Patrick Merchant were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of fentanyl, and possession of marijuana with intent after being pulled over for improperly changing lanes.
24-year-old Donte Fentress is jailed without bond after detectives arrested him on outstanding warrants and executed a search warrant on his home Tuesday, finding multiple drugs, some of which are suspected to be Fentanyl. Metro Nashville Police executed a narcotics search warrant on Riverchase Blvd Tuesday at the home of Donte T. Fentress, who also had outstanding warrants. Fentress was taken into custody in the garage of the residence upon arrival, at which time the search warrant was executed. Inside the home, officers found several substances, some of which are…
The Board of Nursing has agreed to allow RN Alicia Kisselbaugh to return to work on probationary status as of last month, per a disciplinary report released last week. In November, she presented to work as a Neuro ICU nurse with her eyes rolled back in her head, sweaty, with a flushed face, and tested positive for Fentanyl.
The Tennessee Board of Nursing has suspended the license of Registered Nurse Ashley Hodges for unprofessional conduct after she admitted to diverting Fentanyl, Morphine, Hydromorphone, Propofol, Diprivan, and more from 3 hospitals, each of which fired her within a 7 month period.
The Tennessee Board of Nursing has placed the nursing license of Ethan Levesque on probation status and allowed him to continue working after he admitted to taking Fentanyl and using it while on-duty at the hospital while caring for patients. In a Disciplinary Action Report released this week, details are revealed how Ethan Levesque, a nurse at Skyline Medical Center procured Fentanyl to use while on-duty and taking care of patients. Levesque has been a registered nurse since 2014, licensed in Tennessee. According to the Board of Nursing, on December…
MNPD, Lebanon PD, and the WCSO all worked together to take down 30-year-old heroin distributor Isaiah Richard Gates Tuesday, and his uber driver, Tariku Bulit, after a long-term investigation. During the arrest, Gates ripped open a large bag of powder heroin in an attempt to destroy the evidence, and several officers were exposed to the the heroin.