38-year-old Matthew Giello had a tussle with his ex-boyfriend outside of Planet Fitness when his ex threatened to hurt himself if Matthew left him. On July 29th, MNPD officers spoke to Matthew’s ex-boyfriend, Nicholas Rivas, who first said that Matthew kidnapped him from Florida. Later, Nicholas said he willingly got into Matthew’s car after being offered drugs. Police then spoke to Matthew, who said Nicholas is schizophrenic and there is a history of domestic violence between the two of them documented in Florida. He also said that the dispute started inside the locker room at Planet Fitness when Nicholas said that Matthew was going to leave him forever and threatened to harm himself. Matthew grabbed Nicholas’ phone and exited, where Nicholas followed and put Matthew into a chokehold. He said that he had to bite Nicholas’ hand to escape. Nicholas told police that Matthew put him in a chokehold when he attempted to get his phone back and that Matthew bit him. Police noted marks on Nicholas’ hand and no marks on Matthew, so he was deemed the primary aggressor and was placed into custody.
19-year-old Walt Scarborough was drinking an alcoholic beverage on the sidewalk in front of Kid Rock’s Bar in downtown Nashville in the early hours of Sunday morning. When officers approached and informed he he could only drink inside, Scarborough became confrontational and “stepped up” to officers.” They verified his ID was fake, and he was actually only 19-years-old, as he was carrying his actual ID on him, too. He was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.
Metro Nashville Police responded to General Hospital on February 15 after 26-year-old Ashland Storr confessed to a murder. When police arrived, he explained he had committed a murder a week ago in an unknown location. A records check revealed an outstanding homicide warrant out of Florida. His confession was recorded on camera, and he was taken into custody, awaiting extradition to Florida.
19-year-old Ellis Frimet and his friend Riley Dismukes are both charged after assaulting another person on Broadway in downtown Nashville in the early hours of Saturday morning. As officers attempted to break up the assault, Frimet refused to disperse or stop fighting. He was taken into custody and transported to booking.
28-year-old Nathaniel Elias Damico was found standing in the middle of Broadway in downtown Nashville in the early daylight hours of Saturday morning, looking distraught and intoxicated. As officers stopped to check on his welfare, he approached them and stated he wanted to make a report of an assault. As they collected his ID for the report, they quickly realized he was the same person who had called 911 earlier to report his “teeth were broken,” requesting medical assistance. Nashville Fire Department medics responded to the scene, but when they arrived, Damico refused all treatment or transport. He changed the description of the suspect, who he claims assaulted him multiple times while telling the story to officers. After the report was completed, Damico remained very intoxicated and was unable to arrange a ride home nor confirm he even knew how to get home. Unable to leave him in his current state, he was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
36-year-old Florida Man Nicholas Giallombardo left Hooters just after 9 p.m. on November 22nd and hit a man which his vehicle as he approached a nearby stop sign. Police arrived to find the victim on the ground yelling at the driver. Giallombardo told police, “the crackhead walked out in front of me!” Officers noted that two of Giallombardo’s tires were on the pavement, while the other two were located off the pavement and into a drainage ditch. Officers report he was visibly intoxicated and smelled of alcohol. Giallombardo admitted to drinking two shots and “some beers” within the hour prior to driving. He was taken into custody and charged with DUI.
Metro Nashville Police were responding to a fight at Ole Red on Broadway in downtown Nashville and had detained one of the involved parties. Suddenly, 34-year-old Rasheed Knight walked and inserted himself into the situation and attempted to pull the involved party away from police and out of the venue. Officers explained they had to collect some information from the other party, and Knight then shoved Officer Butler with both hands while swearing and shouting. Knight was quickly taken into custody and transported to booking.
Metro Nashville Police responded to the Hampton Inn at Opryland on August 27th after someone called to report a man actively assaulting who was believed to be his wife and strangling her. When officers arrived, 56-year-old Bradley Keith Olsen had already fled the scene. The victim, Sacha Ross, stated she was in town looking at houses in order to move from Florida to Tennessee and had invited her ex-husband, Olsen, over for the weekend to see if things could be rekindled between them. It wasn’t long before that question was answered as an argument started in the bathroom over who would take her dog out. She says he assaulted her multiple time and then beat her with an iPad as she moved to the bed. Eventually, she says he pushed her against a wall and lifted her up by her neck, causing her problems breathing. Officers spoke with Olson via the phone, and he refused to return to the hotel and stated he might just keep her dog. He was eventually booked into custody on September 3rd.
46-year-old Shawn Daniels stumbled out of a bar and onto the curb of Broadway in downtown Nashville Friday night and braced himself against a vehicle on the street. Inside the car was two individuals, one of them a 16-year-old male. They yelled for the man to get off the vehicle, and words were exchanged, which resulted in Daniels reaching through the window, striking the juvenile in the face, and pulling him by the shirt. As the two individuals in the car were exiting to confront the man, Metro Nashville Police Officers observed and intervened, placing Daniels under arrest. He admitted to being intoxicated during the assault.
38-year-old Stephen Reck had a flat tire and pulled onto the side of the interstate — and a short time later a TDOT assistance vehicle arrived to help the stranded motorist. While helping the citizen, the TDOT employee noticed Reck was visibly intoxicated and notified police. Reck told responding officers he was on his way to a concert and admitted to drinking prior to driving. He would later blow a 0.234% BAC on a breathalyzer.