Halee Persinger charged after punching boyfriend in face during cocaine withdrawals

22-year-old Halee Anne Persinger and the father of her children, Isaiah Cooke, were visiting her parents earlier this week when she became upset that she no longer had custody of her children and couldn’t take them back with her. Both her mother and Isaiah told police about her history of drug use and that she was currently withdrawing from cocaine and was acting erratically. When Isaiah took her outside to attempt to defuse the situation away from the children, she punched him in the face, which was also witnessed by her mother, Leslie Jones.

DUI: Christopher Atwood blows double BAC limit after nearly hitting MNPD patrol car while speeding

Police say 25-year-old Christopher Atwood was driving his 2006 Buick Rendezvous over 60 mph in a 40 mph zone in South Nashville after a Predators game this week. At one point he swerved so far into another lane he nearly struck a marked MNPD patrol car. Atwood admitted to drinking several beers while attending the hockey game and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Atwood blew a 0.176% BAC on a breathalyzer.