Heroin, Meth, Suboxone, Xanax, and Hydrocodone, oh my!

25-year-old Johnathan Dillon York and 23-year-old Barrie Denise Nash both remain in a Nashville jail Saturday, after police found the pair in a vehicle with a handgun and drugs, including Xanax, Hydrocodone, Heroin, Suboxone, and methamphetamine.

Inmate ‘squat & cough’ results in ‘little pink baggie’ of Fentanyl, pepper spray to anus.

Kenneth Johnson has been in a Davidson County Jail since July of 2017, yet on Friday night he was found with Fentanyl and tobacco in what many call his ‘prison pocket’.

Narcan used for inmate overdoses every 12 days on average inside Nashville jails

A medical incident earlier in November prompted some questions about how frequently overdoses are happening in Nashville’s jails. So far in 2018, medical staff have responded to, and used Narcan in, a total of 29 cases within Davidson County Jails – once every 12 days, on average. On what was an otherwise normal Friday morning at 7 A.M. in the D1 housing unit inside a Nashville jail, which houses 61 inmates in an open barracks style unit, there was a sudden medical emergency with an inmate. 32-year-old James Livingston, who…

Woman arrested for smuggling drugs to inmate at Nashville jail, via her ‘prison purse’

Teresa Myers, 52, is now her own metro jail cell, until she can post a $7,500 bond. She was initially only there to visit another inmate, Wesley Mullican, however guards became aware she was bringing in drugs in via her lady parts. She is now charged with bringing drugs into a penal institution.

Pre-Trial Release in Nashville, Part I: How To Get Out Of Jail

Nashville has recently introduced reform to the pre-trial release program, as an overall start to cash bail reform in the city. Find out how the process works, who now qualifies for pre-trial release, and more in our first installment on Nashville’s effort for cash bail reform.

Five Nashville Bail Bondsmen Arrested Friday

Five Nashville Bail Bondsmen, including Michael Story, Donald Dixon (former DCSO), Courtney Poe, Tanya Mayhew Lawrence (former DCSO), & David Fletcher, were all arrested on Friday. This stands out, because David Fletcher was a part of this group, and every bondsman in Nashville just got chills when they read that name. It’s in spite of a long-standing an order from Judge Mark Fishburn, who in 2009, forbid all bail bondsmen from using Fletcher, and threatening sanctions against those who do, as it’s illegal for convicted felons to ‘recover’ wanted felons in Tennessee.…