DUI: David Dybala charged after crashing on Broadway and fleeing the scene

Metro Nashville Police say 39-year-old David Dybala crashed his vehicle into another near 1100 Broadway Wednesday and fled the scene. Officer located him as he was driving away toward the interstate onramp. Officers approached the vehicle, which stopped, and Dybala exited without any prompting. He reportedly reeked of alcohol and had trouble standing. He refused field sobriety tests but was unable to follow simple instructions, such as sitting on a concrete slab.

Edgar Lucero charged with public intoxication in downtown Nashville

Metro Nashville Police were dispatched to a disorderly person call at Demonbreun St & 2nd Ave S Wednesday night to find 27-year-old Edgar Lucero unsteady on his feet and visibly intoxicated. As they spoke to him, his words were slurred, and he reportedly reeked of alcohol. Due to his level of intoxication and inability to care for himself, Lucero was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.

Tourist Marcel Gonzalez knees MNPD Officer in groin when attempting to adjust his cuffs after arrest

Metro Nashville Police responded to an intoxicated trespasser at the JW Marriott Hotel Friday in downtown Nashville. Hotel staff identified a person in the valley lane, 33-year-old Marcel Gonzalez, as the man who refused to leave and was “frothing at the mouth.” Officers attempted to locate a friend or relative to help him get to his destination or to retrieve him but were unable to contact anyone despite multiple attempts. He was then deemed to be a danger to himself and taken into custody. He refused to be cuffed and actively resisted when officers were cuffing him. Once at the downtown detention center inside the Sally port, Gonzalez complained his cuffs were hurting him due to the tightness. Officers approached him and attempted to loosen his cuffs for his satisfaction, at which point he kneed Officer James Hill in the groin.

Paul Mikkelson deemed too drunk for downtown Nashville #Arrested #PublicIntoxication

Metro Nashville Police found 31-year-old Paul Mikkelson lying down near the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville before attempting to stand and stumbling into the roadway at 4th Ave South, where he fell onto the sidewalk again. Upon checking his welfare, it was quickly noticed he was extremely intoxicated, and medics were called to respond to the location. Mikkelson refused all medical assistance and didn’t have a phone in his possession to call anyone to assist him. Unable to leave him in his current condition, he was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.

California man destroys wife’s iPhone, claims she took photo of another man at downtown Nashville Bar — William Hawkins

While in town from California, Jennifer Hawkins called police to report that while she and her husband, 40-year-old William Hawkins, were out at a bar on Broadway she took a photo of a person with her iPhone, resulting in him grabbing her phone and smashing it on the ground, destroying it. She says she was taking a photo of her husband, however, he believes she was taking a photo of another man. Officer Gault transported the wife to a nearby Apple store so she could purchase a new phone, and Officer Hill took Hawkins into custody, charging him with felony vandalism with a domestic violence rider, invoking the state-manded 12-hour hold before his release.

Nicholas Flores charged after starting fight on Broadway in downtown Nashville

26-year-old Nicholas Flores was detained by Metro Nashville Police on Broadway in downtown Nashville after noticing him fighting another bar patron in front of Acme Feed & Seed. As the fight spilled out onto the street, a crowd watched as Flores continued the fight which everyone agreed he initiated. Due to his extreme level of intoxication and inability to control himself in public, Flores was taken into custody, charged with public intoxication.

Joshua Leloup deemed too drunk for downtown Nashville #arrested

Metro Police responded to Bridgestone Arena Thursday to assist with an overly intoxicated 38-year-old Joshua Leloup. Upon arrival, they observed him with slurred speech, lethargic movements, and red, watery eyes. Police say he admitted to drinking some alcoholic beverages, and due to his inability to care for himself, he was taken into custody.

Man booted from Renaissance hotel for being drunk & disorderly — James Hill arrested

61-year-old James Jeffrey Hill was reportedly drunk and disorderly on the 14th floor of the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville Sunday evening. Police located him outside the elevator lobby, in an obvious drunken state and unable to care for himself. Due to his extreme level of intoxication, he was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.

Man charged with DUI after crash in Germantown — William Sidebotham

29-year-old William Sidebotham crashed his vehicle just before 9 p.m. Monday near 6th Ave. N & Jefferson. When officers found him, he was obviously intoxicated, had trouble standing, and admitted to consuming three drinks prior to driving. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and refused any blood or breath testing.

Sidebotham was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail and charged with DUI and violation of the implied consent law. He is free on pre-trial release.

“Yes that’s my pot, I’ve been smoking for 50 years” — Ricky Cook arrested in downtown Nashville

Metro Nashville Police found 61-year-old Ricky Lee Cook at the Johnny Cash Museum restaurant, where staff had asked him to leave after they deemed him to be a bother to staff and patrons, and he refused to do so. Police noticed he was heavily intoxicated, and took him into custody. During a search incidental to his arrest, officers located a leather satchel with a green Tupperware container inside, which contained his personal use marijuana. When asked, he confirmed it was marijuana, and stated: “I’ve been smoking pot for 50 years”. Police charged him with drug possession and public intoxication and transported him to jail. He is free on pre-trial release.