25-year-old Clifford ‘Cliff’ O’Brien was booked into the Metro Jail just before daylight Sunday morning, charged with DUI. Police were called to the CSX train yard just after 4 a.m. as security had stopped a vehicle they observed driving on the dozens of train tracks at the location. The driver, who lives in Clarksville, told officers he had left a bar in downtown Nashville and his GPS took him to the South Nashville train yard, and onto the tracks, and he didn’t know how to get out. When asked to do a one-legged stand, the soldier instead marched forward while holding each foot in the air for three seconds. He eventually blew a 0.204 BAC on the breathalyzer. He is free on pre-trial release.
32-year-old Nashville corporate healthcare attorney Rachel E. Taylor blew nearly double the legal limit, a 0.151 BAC, after a crash on I-40 late Wednesday night. She reportedly told officers she was attempting to follow the directions from her GPS when a vehicle cut her off and she over-corrected, causing her to lose control and crash into a guard rail. She is free on pre-trial release.
17-year-old David Mays was charged with evading arrest, felon in possession of a handgun, theft, possession of drugs, and violating CoR after evading authorities in a stolen Benz, crashing into 3 vehicles, causing hospitalizations, and fleeing on foot.
28-year-old Adam Abdo was charged with driving under the influence of an after he crashed his vehicle in a front lawn on Mossdale Drive and told police he was “confused” with the directions given by his GPS.
In March of 2018, we reported on Joshua Quick, who is accused of tracking his ex-girlfriend with a GPS device, knowing she had an order of protection against him. Before the Grand Jury even returned his indictment, he fled the state to Colorado and start a new life. Late Sunday night was escorted back to Nashville to answer to the charges.
Mark Moses, of South Nashville, was arrested just before daylight Monday morning, as he told police repeatedly “it was the GPS’s fault” he was driving drunk on the wrong side of Bell Road. He was already out on pre-trial release from a January DUI, and he was soon be set free on it, a 2nd time.
Five individuals, including a mother and her sons, have been arrested on 33 charges after a months long drug investigation during which police secretly put a GPS tracker on a vehicle, and secretly took curbside trash to search for evidence on multiple occasions. In September of 2018, the Crime Suppression Unit out of the Hermitage Precinct was able to obtain an order to place a GPS tracker on 21-year-old Jalen Cooke’s maroon Pontiac G6, due to his suspected involvement in narcotics trafficking and sales. Since September, the tracker showed the…
Joshua Quick was arrested on Tuesday for violating an order of protection, once again. The first violation resulted from him installing a GPS tracker on the vehicle of his ex-girlfriend, and the new violation stems from him attempting to contact his victim, despite knowing the OOP was in place. Here’s what happened: The victim was having her vehicle serviced at an auto care business when the employees discovered a GPS tracking device underneath her vehicle. The device was turned into police, and a subpoena was submitted to the manufacturer, SpyTech…