DUI: Joespeh Mark Hullender found drunk & drooling in his red pickup truck

45-year-old Joespeh Mark Hullender caused a disturbance on July 17th. Responding officers observed him sleeping in the driver’s seat of a red pickup truck. Officers approached him and noticed an open alcoholic beverage in the middle console. Then, officers woke him up and asked him to exit the vehicle. Once he complied, he showed signs of intoxication and was drooling from his chin. Hullender then disregarded their additional questions about whether he drank or not. Hullender refused to take sobriety tests, prompting officers to detain him. During a subsequent search, police discovered several open, empty alcohol containers. Due to Hullender’s intoxication level, he could not tell officers if he would provide a chemical sample or not. This prompted officers to obtain a warrant for a blood draw. After Hullender was transported to Nashville General Hospital, he was taken into custody for driving under the influence.

DUI: John Barchard jumps into traffic after taking acid, tells police “I love Jesus!”

25-year-old John Barchard was seen attempting to jump into oncoming traffic while intoxicated near I-24 East on June 12th. When officers arrived on the scene, they noticed Barchard making a jumping motion as if he was going to jump into oncoming traffic on the interstate. When officers asked what he was doing, he stated, “I love Jesus!” before he was immediately placed in handcuffs. Officers noticed a strong odor of alcohol coming from him before locating two sets of car keys on him. One set of keys was to a vehicle that had broken down near the area. During the investigation, Officers deemed the keys belonged to Sean Tugnon, the vehicle’s owner. Tugnon told officers that Barchard was driving with him from downtown to somewhere else, and the car broke down. Barchard was then questioned by officers and admitted to drinking a lot and also admitted to taking acid. Based on Tugnon telling officers Barchard was driving, the smell of alcohol coming from Barchard, and his admittance to taking drugs and alcohol, Barchard was deemed to be the driver and taken into custody. When officers arrived at the booking with Barchard, he began to tense up to prevent officers from escorting him, asking several times what was going on. After the officers explained what was happening again, he continued to tense up. Barchard admitted to driving and was charged with DUI, disorderly conduct, and implied consent.

Manivone Manivong punches sister-in-law in her chest during argument

63-year-old Manivone Manivong was involved in a domestic altercation with her sister-in-law, Bounkham Ounoutha, at their residence on June 4th. When officers arrived, they spoke with Ounoutha, who told them that Manivong, her sister-in-law and roommate, had begun throwing out her belongings. Ounouotha told officers that she and Manivong had started arguing. During the argument, Manivong had run towards her with her fists curled up, punching Ounoutha in the chest before pushing her. Officers then spoke with Manivong, who told them she had gotten into a verbal argument with Ounoutha. During the argument, Ounouotha walked towards her, telling her, “Hit me, hit me,” placing Manivong in fear for her own safety. Manivong told officers that Ounoutha kept walking towards her, so she pushed her away. A witness to the crime, who is Manivong’s Husband and Ounoutha’s brother, told officers that he heard the argument between them and walked outside to call 911. Proceeding this, when he re-entered the residence, he observed Manivong pushing Ounoutha. After he separated both parties, he noticed Manivong outside talking and talking to herself. The witness believed Manivong was going to hurt Ounoutha. Based on the statements given, Manivong was deemed the primary aggressor and taken into custody for domestic assault on June 5th.

Javien Carden punches girlfriend in face during argument over his cell phone

22-year-old Javien Carden was involved in a domestic altercation with his girlfriend, Halle Prum, on May 1st. When officers arrived, Prum told them she had argued with Carden. Prum explained that the argument didn’t start until Carden found out he had left his phone in her car. Prum was sitting in the car with her two children when Carden approached them and told her he would break the window if she didn’t unlock the car. After Prum unlocked the vehicle, Carden entered, took the keys out of the ignition, and told her she wasn’t going anywhere. Someone walking by asked Prum if she needed help. After Prum told her to call the cops, Carden returned the keys and told her to drive. Prum drove to the leasing office, called her mom, and told her what had happened. According to Prum, this caused Cardent to get angry and punch her in the face. Javien Carden was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault on May 21st.

La’Myah Grant steals two iPhones from employee at Soho Lounge

21-year-old La’Myah Grant and Shamon Tyler were caught stealing an employee’s iPhones at the Soho Lounge on Bell Road on May 6th. Officers arrived at the location and contacted the victim of the incident, Raheme Fuller. Fuller, an employee of Soho Lounge, told officers that while he was breaking up a fight, he dropped two iPhones, his work phone and personal phone. Grant and Tyler grabbed Fuller’s phones off the ground and left in a white Dodge Durango. Officers located the vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the Dodge Durango drove off. Officers then spotted Shamon Tyler, who was in possession of one of Fuller’s stolen phones. Tyler then contacted Grant and told her to return to the location with the other phone. Grant returned to the area where she fled from officers. Once officers confirmed that the phone belonged to Fuller, Grant was taken into custody and charged with theft of property.

DUI: Rudi Guarchaj-Castillo ignores officers while driving without a license on I-24 East

25-year-old Rudi Guarchaj-Castillo was caught driving under the influence and without his license near I-24 East on April 29th. While officers were investigating a motor incident, they blocked all traffic. Despite this, Castillo failed to listen to officers while in his vehicle. Officers then approached Castillo, and he rolled his window down. Officers immediately noticed Castillo’s watery eyes and asked him to leave the car. After Castillo exited the vehicle, officers noticed the smell of alcohol. Officers asked Castillo to do Sobriety tests, which he agreed to and performed poorly on. Officers took Castillo into custody, and when they tried to verify his information, it was discovered that he did not have a valid driver’s license. Castillo was charged with DUI and driving without his license.

Fawwas Alghandi assaults boyfriend, threatens him with knife

26-year-old Fawwaz Alghandi had a domestic incident with his boyfriend, Johnny Lee Jenkins, on April 23rd. When officers arrived, they spoke with Jenkins, who stated Alghandi had woken him up, jumping on him while he was lying down. He said after he pushed and punched him to get him to stop, Alghandi became angry and pinned him to the bed. Jenkins said he wrestled Alghandi off and started to pack his belongings. Then, as he started walking out the door, Alghandi tried to grab a vape from his hands, so he pushed him away. Jenkins stated that Alghandi returned, holding a knife with a sheath covering, and started swinging it at him, hitting him on the right side of his temple with the knife handle.

When officers spoke with Alghandi, he told them that he and Jenkins had a verbal altercation, which escalated when Jenkins got aggressive and started punching and kicking him in the head. He admitted to hitting him with the bottom end of the knife. The landlord, a witness, told officers that she heard the commotion and saw Alghandi jumping on Jenkins. Alghandi was deemed the primary aggressor and was taken into custody for aggravated assault.

Thomas Turner Jr. assaults girlfriend, breaks her windshield during dispute over Instagram comment

21-year-old Thomas Turner Jr. had a domestic altercation with his girlfriend, Kiyona Browne, at his mother’s Richards Road residence on March 24th. Browne was at the Walgreens on Antioch Pike when she alerted the authorities. When officers arrived, she explained that she and Turner Jr. had argued over a social media post that she felt was disrespectful to their relationship. Then, after a while, Browne decided to leave because she had to take her niece somewhere the next day. However, she could not leave because Turner Jr. still had her key fob. Browne said she still went out to her car and locked the door, but Turner Jr. followed her outside, unlocked the door, and got in the backseat. While in the backseat, he started punching the interior of the car, causing injury to his hands. Browne took Turner Jr. back inside so they could clean up the injuries and he could calm down, which he did. Shortly after, Turner Jr. became angry again, and when Browne got her key fob and returned to her car, he followed her again. Turner Jr. got into the passenger seat before Browne could lock the car. Then, Browne told him to get out repeatedly, but he refused, asking if she was going to cheat on him. When Browne did not reply, Turner Jr. threw his phone at the windshield, leaving a crack. Browne said he kept pulling her back in when she tried to exit the vehicle. When Browne got out to walk away, Turner Jr. kept trying to block her from leaving, grabbed her arm, and pulled her towards the car. When they returned to the car, Browne got inside and locked Turner Jr. out of it. Turner Jr. kicked Browne’s car as she drove away to Walgreens, where she called the police. Officers observed the cracked windshield and blood inside the car. Officers contacted Turner Jr., who agreed to speak with them at his mother’s apartment. When officers arrived, he told them that his injuries were not caused by Browne, adding that she never assaulted him. Then, Turner Jr. admitted to throwing his phone at the windshield and cracking it. Officers went to detain him, but he attempted to flee and resist. Turner Jr. was transported to General Hospital for medical treatment to his hands and was later taken into custody for domestic assault, vandalism, resisting arrest, and false imprisonment on March 25th.

DUI: Edwin Saul swerves between lanes, nearly hits police car in Toyota Tacoma on I-40

29-year-old Edwin Saul nearly struck an officer’s patrol car with his blue Tacoma on I-40 in the early hours of February 3rd. Officers noticed this, drove behind him for further observation, and observed him swerving before they initiated a traffic stop. Saul passed several safe spots to pull into and stopped halfway onto the shoulder lane, partially in a travel lane. They approached and asked him to exit the vehicle, to which he complied, and watched him stumble while walking to their patrol car. Saul was detained, and in a subsequent search of his pickup truck, officers located several open containers throughout the vehicle. Saul was taken into custody for driving under the influence.

DUI: Brice Kiggins causes accident after drinking in downtown Nashville

25-year-old Brice Edward Kiggins caused a car accident on Murfreesboro Pike late February 4th. Kiggins talked to officers when they arrived, advising them it was his fault for the crash. Kiggins advised that he did not see the other driver when he made a left off Murfreesboro Pike, causing the collision. Officers observed him to be visibly intoxicated as he explained that he was coming from downtown Nashville, where he had two beers. Kiggins agreed to sobriety tests and performed poorly. Kiggins then provided two breath samples, resulting in 0.165 BAC% and 0.151 BAC%. He was taken into custody for driving under the influence.