23-year-old soldier Rico Brennan reportedly drove through a flashing red light without stopping at 7th & Commerce in downtown Nashville on Saturday. Nearby officers observed and eventually caught up with the vehicle. During a traffic stop, officers noted visible signs of intoxication, and had to brace himself to stand once he exited the vehicle. He admitted to drinking “a couple of beers” at PLAY Dance Bar prior to driving. Once in custody, Brennan fell asleep multiple times and was transported to booking.
30-year-old Cory Wood was reportedly in a car accident on Shelby Avenue and Interstate Drive in the early hours of February 10th. Officers noticed Wood attempting to change a flat tire on his vehicle with front-end damage consistent with a collision. Officers asked Wood if he was involved in an accident, and he replied that he didn’t think so. Wood was visibly intoxicated, bracing himself against his car to stand up before consenting to sobriety tests, which he performed poorly. Officers then asked him for his license, and Wood immediately forgot what officers asked him about. Then, Wood admitted to drinking three “big” glasses of Michelob Ultra at the Pantera concert and one more glass sometime after. Wood was transported to the hospital, where he fell asleep before being taken into custody for driving under the influence.
57-year-old Jacqueline Michelle Mccowan pushed a security guard, Jonathon Cortez Henderson, at the Elizabeth Duff Transit Center at WeGo Central on Martin Luther King Boulevard in the late hours of January 31st. When officers arrived, Mccowan was yelling at the transit center’s security officers and getting in their faces. Officers tried to get her to stop, but she continued as she walked to another location employee. Mccowan began interfering with officers attempting to detain another individual in an unrelated incident. She was visibly intoxicated and deemed a danger to herself, so they detained her. Officers were told that Henderson attempted to get her to leave repeatedly and stop interfering with the police. Then, she walked up and pushed him, causing him to stumble backward. The incident was caught on camera, so officers reviewed it and were told that Henderson wanted to prosecute. Mccowan was taken into custody for assault, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication.
28-year-old Gitae Park was seen on video footage following and punching someone outside of a Hotel on 5th Ave in downtown Nashville. The footage and the victim’s, Zach Ragsdale’s, account showed Gitae pushing Zach first before Zach walked away. Gitae followed Zach, pushed him again, and punched his right shoulder. After Gitae missed a punch aimed at Zach’s face, he attempted to punch him again despite receiving help from hotel staff. Gitae told police with alcohol-smelling breath that he had been drinking that day. His pants were covered in urine, and he attempted to open random cars in the parking lot. He told police he thought they were his Uber, so police took him into custody for assault.
26-year-old Daisy Galeno told police that she and her boyfriend had recently gotten back together after a brief breakup and were drinking downtown. While out drinking, she said she left the bar after seeing Jonny Serrano, her boyfriend, flirting with other women. When she was gone, Jonathan stated that he tried calling Daisy several times to ask if it was okay for him to bring two other females to their hotel room at Placemakr Premier SoBro on Demonbreun St. Daisy did not answer and arrived back at the hotel to find Jonathan with the other two females. The two females left, and Daisy began to argue with Jonathan about the situation. Daisy said that they only argued and nothing physical happened. Jonathan said that Daisy slapped him in the face close to his eye where he recently had LASIK surgery. He told police that he did not wish to prosecute Daisy. But police noticed redness around Jonathan’s eye consistent with his account of the incident.
23-year-old Zachary Skelton was drinking at the bar inside the Moxy Hotel in downtown Nashville late Monday night when he reportedly pushed a drink at the bartender and began to act aggressively. Hotel security advised he had to leave the property and walked him out the door. Once outside, Skelton began pulling on the door to get back inside and eventually pulled it off the hinges, causing the staff to set off the burglary alarm to alert the police. Offices arrived and spoke with Skelton, who initially said he had four shots of liquor, but later revised the amount to “six or seven.” Due to his level of intoxication, he was taken into custody and transported to booking.
32-year-old Michael Derenzis got into a car on Broadway that he believed to be his Uber rideshare. The driver notified him he was in the wrong vehicle, but Michael refused to exit. The driver flagged down a Metro Nashville Police Officer who ordered Michael out of the car, and he still refused. He demanded to speak to the Uber driver in the front seat – but there was no one currently in the front seat. Due to his extreme level of intoxication, he was taken into custody. On the way to booking, Michael began to speak to his friend, who was not there in the patrol car with him.
47-year-old Jamie Arnado, a tourist from California, reportedly attempted to stick her finger in her boyfriend’s anus at the Holston House Hotel in downtown Nashville early Monday morning, ending in quite the commotion, and eventually, her in a jail cell. The couple, who have been dating for five years, had been drinking Sunday night before returning to their hotel. As she entered the hotel, she screamed at the staff, demanding a late checkout, and became aggressive. Her boyfriend, Patrick Jenks, was able to get her into their room despite her yelling “shut up” at him during the process. About an hour later, she called the front desk and stated she had been assaulted. Security went to the room, at which time she told her boyfriend she was going to have him arrested for assault, and claimed he grabbed her wrist and twisted it. As police arrived and conducted interviews, it was revealed that she had attempted to stick her finger in her boyfriend’s anus during a sexual encounter, and he told her to stop, and she scratched him along his back, which is what caused him to grab her wrist. She was determined to be the primary aggressor and taken into custody.
42-year-old Michael Thompson was jailed on April 16th for allegedly pushing his girlfriend, Bridgette Luckie, to the ground and kicking her in the stomach. Police responded to 2nd Avenue, where Luckie’s friend told them that she and her boyfriend, Michael Thompson, had been arguing and he was saying inappropriate things to Luckie and her friends. Luckie told police that her boyfriend said he was going to kill her child and was being aggressive with her friends, so she slapped him in the face, and he pushed her to the ground and kicked her. Luckie’s friend said she saw her slap Michael and then saw him push her to the ground, but she didn’t see him kick her. An employee from a nearby store told police they saw Luckie get pushed and kicked while she was on the ground. Police determined the physical reaction by Thompson was not equal to the slap made by Luckie, and both were taken to jail.
37-year-old Bridgette Luckie was jailed on April 16th for slapping her boyfriend in the face after he threatened to kill her child. Police responded to 2nd Avenue, where Luckie’s friend told them that she and her boyfriend, Michael Thompson, had been arguing and he was saying inappropriate things to Luckie and her friends. Luckie told police that her boyfriend said he was going to kill her child and was being aggressive with her friends, so she slapped him in the face, and he pushed her to the ground and kicked her. Luckie’s friend said she saw her slap Michael and then saw him push her to the ground, but she didn’t see him kick her. An employee from a nearby store told police they saw Luckie get pushed and kicked while she was on the ground. Police took both into custody.