Metro Nashville’s failed transgender response; How Goodlettsville got it right

Metro Nashville has been quietly handling their response to the transgender shaming incident by multiple city employees in October. Along the way, they have shown some signs of progress. However, they also took 28 days to ask the victim’s name, and are considering a city-wide response that does nothing to address the behavior of the employees. Goodlettsville, however, addressed the incident with a passion, and moved forward with the support of their community.

Nashville Landlord Gets Served… With Restraining Order

She was current on rent. He threatened to remove the backdoor and physically remove her. When that didn’t work, he disconnected the electricity & water. She got help from the Legal Aid Society, and on Thursday a judge signed an order against landlord Larry Jordan, requiring him to restore utilities to the property, and he has yet to comply.

Woman Pulls Handgun & Makes Threat over Handicapped Parking Space

Lashonda Arnetta Simmons is free on a $5,000 bond after she is accused of pulling a gun on a couple over a handicapped parking space her car was parked in at her apartment late Sunday. At 10:18 PM Sunday night, two individuals were parked on Meadow Creek Circle to move some items into an apartment, when one of the individuals noted there was a vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped spot. The other individual reportedly began speaking about the issue loudly when the car’s owner, Lashonda Simmons, came out onto…

Nashville man charged with shooting 11 year old in face while playing in tree house

Thomas Ouellette, 63, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with aggravated assault for allegedly shooting  an 11 year old child in the face with a pellet gun while he was playing in a tree house outside his window. On 04/30/18 at 7:30 PM, Officers responded to call of shots fired in Goodlettsville. The victim was an 11 year old juvenile male who was shot in the face with a pellet gun while playing in a tree house. The child was immediately transported Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, where he will have to…

New Charge: Michael Shawn Owens confesses to Rape of a 6 year old child

After being arrested for over 300 sexual images of minor children earlier this week, Michael Shawn Owens has now been charged with ‘Rape of a Child’ (felony), and placed on an addition $250,000 bond – for a total of $300,000. The new charge stems from an incident that he has now confessed to while in custody. According to court documents, during an interview with the Shawn Michael Owens (32) confessed that a little over 1 year ago, after getting out of the shower, he inserted his penis into the 6…

Michael Shawn Owens #Arrested: Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, 300+ Items

Michael Shawn Owens was arrested at his home on Wednesday, after detectives found over 300 sexual images of minor children in his One Drive account. On 03/28/18, Michael Shawn Owens, 32, was interviewed at his Woodshire Drive residence in Goodlettsville. He was informed that he was not under arrest, and did not have to speak to the detective. He agreed to the interview, and admitted to using his gmail address to upload sexual images of minor children to his Microsoft One Drive account. Detective Adkins reviewed the content of the…

Aaron Kizer: Too high for the Krystal drive-thru, nods out. #Arrested #Xanax #Suboxone

Just before 3AM on Tuesday morning, Aaron Kizer pulled into the Krystal drive-thru and placed his order. However, according to a police report, when he got to the window to pay, all he could do was nod out instead of being able to pay for his food. Krystal employees contacted police, and upon arrival, they made contact with Aaron Kizer. He had slurred speech and trouble making complete sentences. He agreed to attempt SFST’s, and displayed numerous indicators of impairment. A search of the vehicle revealed a pill bottle that…

Waking up behind bars: David ‘Keith’ Sanders #Arrested. Heroin. Meth. Stolen Guns.

David ‘Keith’ Sanders (“Slim”) is waking up behind bars this morning, with a $81,000 bond, assuming he got any sleep. He was booked into jail last night, after a traffic stop, where he was found with heroin, crystal meth, and two stolen guns. The Charges: Poss.w/int C/S ($25K bond) Possession ($1K bond) Possession w/intent – Heroin ($25K bond) Weapon – Felon Possession ($10,000 bond) Weapon – Dang Felon w/prior ($10K bond) Weapon – Dang Felon w/prior ($10K bond) How it happened: On 03/23/18 at 10:33 PM, officers stopped a car…