22-year-old Yahya Sezgin was jailed Saturday after he had “been partying all day on Broadway,” as he told first responders. Police found him passed out with “puke all over himself, sitting alone on the curb” near 14th & Broadway. When police arrived, Sezgin was refusing transport to the hospital from the Medics on the scene. He continued his refusals when police asked him if he would like to go to the hospital. He couldn’t communicate properly and was falling over when officers asked where his friends and family were, so he was placed into custody as officers determined he was a danger to himself.
30-year-old Alex Williams was charged with DUI Saturday night after security from Losers Bar & Grill contacted Metro Nashville Police about his erratic driving near patrons. Security had asked him to leave the location and notified police, who arrived to find him pulling into the parking area for the venue. He parked across the lines and was visibly intoxicated. Officers described his mental state as “confused.” He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and an empty New Amsterdam Vodka bottle was found on the floorboard of the vehicle. When asked if he would agree to breath or blood testing, Williams replied, “I am not about that.”
60-year-old Laura Cooke Titus told police her husband, Justin Titus, was “irate and was yelling, so I smacked him across the face with my hand” at their Green Hills estate Friday evening. She explained they argued after both had been drinking alcohol, and the argument was about Justin’s drinking habit. She says the argument promptly stopped after she smacked him, and police responded to the scene.
19-year-old Brittanie Gray is charged with filing a false report of an emergency after they called in a bomb threat to TriStar Centennial Medical Center on Friday. Even though the phone used to place the call didn’t have active service, the device’s prior number showed when the 911 call was placed on the device. Dispatchers were able to match prior calls from the same number which had been placed by Brittanie (Andrew) Gray. Officers learned that a patient by that name was on a 6404 (psychiatric) hold at the hospital and did have access to their phone. Upon their release, they were taken into custody and charged with felony filing a false report.
Metro Nashville Police were dispatched to WKND Hang Suite late Saturday night after security at the Church Street venue detained 28-year-old Chester McFadden, who was reportedly extremely intoxicated, belligerent, and spitting on people in line. Bouncers had asked McFadden to leave the property at least five times, and once he eventually left, he returned a short time later and attempted to make re-entry, causing a scene with those in line, spitting on some of the patrons. McFadden made threats to both the bouncers and officers during their interactions. Officers were unable to locate any friends or family to take care of the Ohio man, so he was transported to booking.
Metro Nashville Police say security camera footage captured 65-year-old retired Bishop Kenneth Dupree pulling a silver handgun on his neighbor and pointing it directly at her while stating: “I will put you in an obituary and sh**t you, you M*-*-*F*-*-*g b*-*h.
The incident occurred after the neighbor, Jenine Di Conti, says Dupree was speeding through the neighborhood and nearly hit someone so she turned the garden hose, which was already in her hand, in the direction of the vehicle in an attempt to get his attention to slow down and watch out for the other person. After parking his vehicle, he returned to the neighbor’s home and made the threats, with her husband as a witness. He said she harassed him and “if it would be up to him, if she came to his property today, she would be laying in his driveway.” Police took Dupree into custody and transported him to booking. He had secured his firearm inside his residence before officers arrived.
36-year-old Shane Woods reportedly bothered both staff and other guests at the Home2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt on Division Street late Saturday evening. Police arrived to find him unsteady on his feet and slurring all the words he attempted to use. He claimed to have only drank two alcoholic beverages, however upon further investigation, officers asked him to stand up straight — at which point he almost fell face forward to the ground. Unable to locate any friends or family to assist him, officers transported him to booking, where he was charged with public intoxication.
27-year-old War of Ages drummer, Kaleb Luebchow, told police “…yea, I did not eat any food earlier, and drank heavy beers at the bar, and should not have driven” after they found him in “soaking wet” pants after a crash in East Nashville where he attempted to flee the scene. Luebchow performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to Metro General for a blood draw before being booked into the Metro Nashville Jail, charged with DUI. He is free on pre-trial release.
23-year-old Shantell Frierson is charged with domestic assault after she admits to ripping a dreadlock from the head of her boyfriend after he told he she “looked different without fake eyelashes on”, which greatly upset her. She also destroyed his phone, which ended up in a fish tank, and left marks on his body from an assault. She is free on a $2,500 bond.
“Yes, of course I grabbed her breasts!”… those are the words 33-year-old Jonathan Sepulveda reportedly said to the victim’s husband when he was confronted about his actions at the Tin Roof Bar on Demonbreun Sunday night. Court records indicate he was a stranger to the victim. Multiple witnesses corroborated the assault and the admission. Sepulveda is free on a $10,000 bond, charged with felony sexual battery.