Secret Ford & Nemani Braden, both 19-years-old, are now formally charged in a DUI crash that caused multiple injuries in June. Ford was booked on the day of the crash, while Braden was taken into custody this week on the outstanding warrant as she was hospitalized the day of the incident. Ford, who owned the vehicle and was in the passenger seat, allowed Braden to drive, knowing they were both heavily intoxicated.
They were out with a group of underage friends and had been drinking at “Toxic Tuesdays” at the Chicken Coop 615 bar.
18-year-old Belmont University student Asyriah Eubanks was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail overnight after multiple calls from other students in the Patton Hall dorm resulted in campus security responding to a ruckus on the 3rd floor. Eubanks admits that she punched her boyfriend, Derick Staples, in the face, which left a scratch below his eye. She had reportedly noticed messages between Derick and another female on his phone, and he was attempting to explain what the conversation was about, however, she no longer wanted to speak on the matter. Staples reportedly followed her to the 3rd floor, where she resides, at which point she punched him in the face with a closed fist while he was still speaking. Security detained both parties until police arrived. Eubanks posted a $1,000 cash bond.
Roommates Kirollos Deryas and Ramy Farah were charged with domestic assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after beating another roommate and attacking him with a knife.
27-year-old Shamira Craig is free on a $1,500 bond, after police say she shattered the back window of her ex-boyfriend’s SUV with a glass bottle of Cobra alcohol.
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.
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’.
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…
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.
Correctional Officer Dennis Judd admitted being paid $300 to bring a water bottle containing clear liquor inside the prison, and providing it to an inmate.
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.