27-year-old Baron Acklin was charged with 2 counts of felony drug offense, possession of a firearm with intent, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest after police conducted a knock and talk and he signed a consent to search form.
Metro Police knocked on the door of 30-year-old Drew Pate for a #KnockAndTalk (where they don’t have probable cause, but attempt to get consent to search anyway). Pate consented to a search and even told officers where his marijuana was located.
35-year-old Brandon Scott Alexander successfully avoided Metro Police Wednesday when they conducted a ‘knock-and-talk’ at his front door, citing a ‘narcotics complaint’. They left, he tried to sneak out, they circled back, and now he’s jailed in lieu of a $77,500 bond.
It’s time for our weekly story of a citizen who gives Metro Police consent to search his home, person, and vehicles, without a warrant or any probable cause.
Meet 22-year-old Keonta Kewon Hamilton, who told police he had ‘no idea’ how cocaine, meth, heroin, ecstasy, oxycodone, hydrocodone marijuana, and $5K in cash got into his home, most found in his laundry hamper.
#Antioch: a knock-and-talk leads to the seizure of 5 pounds mushrooms, 75 pounds of marijuana, 101 LSD tabs, 384 THC vials, cocaine, edibles, & more from an Antioch home.
If your name is Willie Outlaw, you should probably know better than to sign search consent forms, and freely tell police about your drug selling business. But that’s exactly what happened during a #MNPD ‘knock-and-talk’ on Monday…
Amaurea Dulin, 21, is held in lieu of $104,500 bond after police found him to be in possession of 41 grams of heroin, and in possession of a loaded Ruger P94 handgun, while searching for a murder suspect.
Shelby Bridgeforth, 47, is free on a $42,000 bond after spending less than 4 hours in jail Tuesday night after he consented to a search of his residence. He showed detectives where his marijuana was hidden, and told them he buys in half-pounds for $800 each.
Dear Nashville, there is a hard and fast rule that’s easy to follow: don’t volunteer information to the police, and don’t sign a search consent form for them to search your home without a warrant.
Metro’s Juvenile Crime Task Force officers have taken 14 guns off the streets of Nashville in the first 11 days of the new year.