Musician Lilly Winwood arrested on DUI charge after sideswiping 2 parked cars.

Lillian Winwood, daughter of rock legend Steve Winwood, and an accomplished singer-songwriter herself as Lilly Winwood, was arrested early Thursday morning after admitting to taking Adderall & drinking alcohol before she side swiped two vehicles parked on the side of the road. Just before midnight on Wednesday, MNPD responded to a call of a motor vehicle accident near the intersection of Holly St and S 14th St, near the Five Points area of East Nashville. Officers found Lillian Winwood to be the driver of a white VW Jetta that had…

DUI Arrest: East Nashville Singer/Songwriter Jeff Carl

Early Monday morning Jeffrey Carl, East Nashville resident and singer/songwriter, ran the flashing red lights at N 11th / Garland / Gallatin. This prompted a stop by MNPD, during which Jeff Carl was determined to be driving under the influence and arrested for ‘DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT (T.C.A. 55-10-401)’. He blew a .11 and .12 on two consecutive breath tests during the booking process. Carl was booked into the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, and was given an initial $2,000 bond, then released on the pretrial program just…

ARRESTED: STARLITO BEHIND BARS $30,000 BOND (aka Jermaine Shute)

BREAKING: at 10:30AM, Starlito (Jermaine Shute) posted bail, making his $30K Bond via Bail-U-Out Bonding and is in the process of being released. UPDATE: Inmate released at 8/3/2017 10:55:34 AM Previously… BREAKING: Starlito AKA Jermaine Shute is in Custody. Bond on the two charges has been set at $30,000 total $25K Bond – Agg Assault $5K Bond – Weapon Possession BOND HOLD: DNA Testing Required MAY HAVE CONDITIONS AFFECTING BOND: DNA Testing Required Shute surrendered to authorities just after 8AM this morning. We first broke the story on Tuesday night…

Nashvlle Firefighter Held Up at Gunpoint near Five Points

NEIGHBORHOOD WATCHFUL: Nashville Fire Department Fire Fighter Joshua Payne was held up at gunpoint early Wednesday Morning. The incident happened around 0130AM, near 10th & Russell, a block away from Five Points. While the suspect is in custody, the affadavit hasn’t been released yet, we’ll provide more details as they become available. In the meantime, if you happen upon any of the items mentioned, please contact Joshua above, as often these items are tossed quickly after a robbery into nearby streets and alleys.  

Nashville Fire Chief Holt’s Letter to Tim Lankford – Notice of Disciplinary Charges

Shortly after we exposed the hateful and intimidating posts by Nashville Fire EMS District Chief Tim Lankford, he took several weeks of ‘sick leave’ that he had built up – so he was not presented with the 64 page letter below, and the accompanying charges from the Civil Service Commission, until very recently. He had an initial informal meeting with the NFD upper management on July 13th 2016, and the department has 10 calendar days to notify him of if it’s disciplinary decision – which will be July 23rd, so…

Nashville Firefighter Tim Lankford Pulled From Field & on Administrative Duty While Investigation Continues

Via WKRN & The Tennessean,  Nashville Firefighter Tim Lankford has been pulled from the field and placed on administrative duty, reports Deputy Chief Steve Holt. Lankford has been an EMS District Chief since 1987. The letter states that the posts were perceived as “racial, stereotypical, and threatening toward members of the public.” This all stems from social media posts that we first reported in May. You may remember some of his posts that reflected badly on transgender rights, on Muslims, evolution, even threatening bodily harm in some instances, such as a…

Rachel Tumerman Gives East Nashville a MUCH Needed Public Art 101 Lesson

Rachel Tumerman, family of mural artist Leah Tumerman,  Posted a very much needed Art 101, in response to the vandalism at the in-progress mural in East Nashville at Five Points. From her Facebook post: Nashville, hidden underneath my current anger is a deep sadness and disappointment in you. I am beside myself with disbelief that a city that prides itself on being cultured, supportive of the arts, progressive, and hip has proven to be quite the contrary in this particular instance. I feel it necessary to give a 101 on…

5 Points Mural: Time for Change

It’s time to say goodbye to an East Nashville icon – one that has been the backdrop of thousands of photos over the past decade. The mural on the side of what is currently East Side Cycles will become a new hipster mural, the project starting on June 23rd. According to Bob of Bongo World, the project has been in the works for quite some time, and is finally being realized: Bob told the neighborhood “I want the neighborhood to know that we will soon be changing a mural that…

[UPDATED] Now SIX Roofied at Red Door Saloon East Nashville?

4 Females, 2 Males. At least there is not discrimination in the alleged roofied incidents at this East Nashville dive. And these are just the most recent in discussion. Just ask Cosby, when 1 speaks out, 50 more usually follow. [Above Photo Credit: Yelp.com review of Red Door Saloon East] There’s been some recent chatter about all the goings-on at the Red Door East, here in Five Points. More specifically, all the alleged ‘roofie’ incidents. The most recent of which may have happened last night, just after midnight. Its reported…