DUI: Brandon Parsons walks away from accident after drinking 7 beers, tells police “he crashed”

37-year-old Massage Therapist Brandon Parsons was involved in a car crash at Hillsboro Pike on April 9th. Parsons was located walking away from the crash and did not attempt to contact law enforcement. When officers met with Parsons, he told them that “he crashed” and was trying to get home. Parsons admitted that he drank seven draft beers and then drove in his car. Parsons consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. Officers informed Parsons about implied consent, but he refused to provide a breath sample. Brandon Parsons was taken into custody and charged with implied consent, driving under the influence, and leaving the scene of an accident.

DUI: Cinnamon Gadson found lying on ground beside vehicle after crash on Memorial Drive

44-year-old behavioral analyst at The Perfect Child ABA Cinnamon Gadson was involved in a two-vehicle car accident in the Memorial Drive and French Street area on April 6th. Upon officers’ arrival, they observed Gadson lying on the ground on the other side of her vehicle, smelling strongly of alcohol. While speaking with Gadson, officers noted that it became apparent that she had consumed alcohol due to an empty container of alcohol and her slurred speech. Gadson consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. After being informed about implied consent, Gadson refused to provide a blood sample and was taken into custody for driving under the influence and implied consent.

DUI: Ryan Deveaux crashes car, hands police drivers license from the Bahamas

26-year-old Ryan Deveaux was in a single-vehicle car crash on Interstate 24 East at Exit 59 on April 7th. When officers came into contact with Deveaux, he demonstrated multiple signs of intoxication as well as the smell of an alcoholic beverage. While speaking to Deveaux, he requested to be seen by an ambulance. NFD arrived shortly after and checked on Deveaux, but he refused any medical treatment. Deveaux consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. Deveaux was then taken into custody and read implied consent, which he refused. After officers transported Deveaux to booking, they found that his driver’s license was from the Bahamas. Deveaux did not have a valid US driver’s license, so he is legally prohibited from operating a vehicle in Tennessee. Ryan Deveaux was charged with implied consent, driving under the influence, and driving without a driver’s license.

DUI: Brian Cartee attempts to flee after crashing car, tells police he “hates Nashville”

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54-year-old Brian Martin Cartee had a car accident near the Assembly Food Hall Parking Garage on 6th Avenue South late April 7th. When the police arrived, they spoke with Preston Craig Todd, an APS security employee. Todd stated that the other driver who was involved flagged him down, saying that Kia had hit her vehicle and fled. Todd said that he observed a Kia on the ramp, where he located Cartee, who showed multiple signs of intoxication. Todd added that Cartee was slow to park his car. Then, officers approached Cartee and noticed he reeked of alcohol and could not stand independently. Officers asked him if he had consumed any alcohol, to which he said he had “2 to 3” drinks. Cartee refused to take sobriety tests or provide a chemical sample after being informed of implied consent. Officers obtained surveillance showing Cartee driving the Kia during the incident and then detained him. On the way to booking, Cartee stated he had just moved to Nashville and that it was his first day here. Then, he said he “hates Nashville and the police,” adding that this is “bullshit” and “wrong” repeatedly. Cartee was taken into custody for driving under the influence and implied consent.

DUI: Allison Barner tells police she has to throw up after crashing in parking lot

23-year-old Allison Barner drove into Charity Marshall’s vehicle in the parking lot of a shopping center on Thompson Lane late April 6th. Marshall called the police regarding the incident, stating that Barner exited her car, screaming, “I am drunk.” When officers arrived, they spoke with Tywan Easley, a witness, who said he saw Barner hit the back of Marshall’s car before driving over a curb and stopping behind the shopping center. Marshall told the officers that she assisted Barner to the bathroom after she exited her vehicle. When officers tried to speak with Barner, they noticed she reeked of alcohol and was unresponsive to their questions. Afterward, NFD personnel helped her into the back of an ambulance, where they had to hold her up to walk. Barner then refused to go to the hospital, so officers assisted her into their patrol car. She refused to take sobriety tests and told the officers that she felt like she was going to throw up, so they helped her get out of the backseat and over to the grass. Barner was then taken into custody for driving under the influence and implied consent.

DUI: Connor Baucom crashes into ditch near Main Event Parking

26-year-old Connor Baucom was involved in a car accident near Main Event Parking on James Robertson Parkway in the early hours of April 6th. Officers observed him in a ditch near the Exit 48 ramp. Officers approached Baucom and helped him out of his car, where they noticed a slight alcoholic odor on his person. This prompted officers to ask Baucom if he had anything to drink, which he denied. Baucom then consented to sobriety tests, performed poorly, and refused to provide a breath sample after being read implied consent. Baucom was taken into custody for driving under the influence and implied consent.

DUI: Local DJ Lithideth Sirikoun drives 4Runner onto the lawn of Walk of Fame Park after a night of drinking

36-year-old Lithideth Sirikoun, DJ Disarray, drove his 4Runner over the curb and sidewalk onto the lawn of the Walk of Fame Park in the early hours of April 7th. Officers watched him drive onto the Walk of Fame and turn around towards Demonbreun Street, where he passed out behind the wheel. Officers then approached him and moved him to his backseat, so he could exit the vehicle. Sirikoun stumbled and had to use his vehicle as support to walk. Police tried to question him for his information, but he did not provide it. Sirikoun then told officers that he did not know where he was coming from, where he was at, or where he was going, but admitted to drinking throughout the night before driving. He refused sobriety tests and refused to provide a chemical sample. Sirikoun was taken into custody for driving under the influence and implied consent.

DUI: police say Tammy Boone reeks of alcohol during traffic stop

59-year-old Tammy Boone was taken into custody for driving under the influence on April 4th. Officers responded to a call for service regarding Boone’s vehicle in traffic and conducted a traffic stop near Hemmingway Drive and Hillsboro Pike. She was slow to comply with their emergency equipment but eventually stopped and was removed from her car. Once removed, officers noticed she was unsteady on her feet and reeked of alcohol, so they asked if she would perform sobriety tests, but she declined. During a search, officers discovered a small white and blue pill labeled “I59,” which she claimed no ownership or knowledge of. She was then taken into custody and transported to booking.

DUI: Matthew Hathaway arrested after reporting robbery, tells police “I can’t drive”

40-year-old Matthew Hathaway was robbed near Broadway and 3rd Avenue in the early hours of April 2nd. When officers arrived, they located Hathaway, who advised he had flagged down one of their CFIT units after the robbery and was trying to get away. He added that he was drinking at the bars and stated, “I can’t drive” because of his intoxication level. After the officers finished investigating the robbery, they had Hathaway take sobriety tests, where he performed poorly. He then refused implied consent and was taken into custody for driving under the influence and implied consent.

DUI: Teren Dabler falls asleep behind the wheel after one shot of tequila

26-year-old Teren Dabler was found sleeping inside a black SUV at Interstate 40 on March 30th. Trooper Hearn, a Tennessee Highway Patrol member, contacted Dabler to ensure he was okay. He found that Dabler was asleep and tried to wake him by knocking on the window. Hearn’s efforts to get Dabler to wake up received no attention, so he yelled into the window until Dabler responded. Hearn instructed Dabler to lower his window, but again, he demonstrated trouble listening to instructions. While talking to Dabler, Hearn observed the smell of an intoxicating beverage from his person. Once Dabler was instructed to get out of the car, he showcased more signs of intoxication. When Hearn asked Dabler where he was coming from, Dabler said a bar in Nashville called Link. When asked if he consumed any alcohol, Dabler admitted that he had one shot of tequila. Dabler consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. Dabler was then read implied consent and refused to provide a blood sample. Teren Dabler was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence on March 31st.