Police say 46-year-old Eric Elliot attempted to pas a fake $100 bill at the RaceTrac on Gallatin Pike on February 5. The manager at the location, Tnysha Allen, stated Elliott entered the store and attempted to buy cigarettes and coffee with the fake currency. When confronted by the manger, he took the money and left the store, but produced the bill for police when they located him.
62-year-old Billy Hentz fled from a crash scene earlier this month in Hermitage. Angelique Spitaliere told police he fled after crashing into her vehicle and that he appeared to be intoxicated. He was observed in the nearby Publix parking lot, sitting in the front seat of his white Ford Taurus. Hentz told police he was on his way home from Double E’s Bar & Grill, where he consumed two beers and stopped in the Publix parking lot to attend to a flat tire. Officers noted extensive front-end damage to his vehicle, which had open alcohol containers and a firearm inside. Hentz performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI 2nd, among other charges.
51-year-old Rajiv Vyas of Lebanon, TN, refused to leave a downtown business at 100 Broadway despite multiple demands from both the management and police. He had become disorderly and was disrupting other guests, and by the time police arrived, he was “irate” with security at the location. He eventually looked at the police officers and said, “arrest me, or I’m going back upstairs!” Officers obliged, and he was charged with criminal trespass.
Kelsey Shipp says 25-year-old Shelby Marie Anderson walked up to her, grabbed her hair, and punched her in the face while dragging her to the ground. Shipp says the assault continued for several more punches and resulted in a fractured collar bone, a lacerated lip, contusions to her head, and a broken fingernail.
23-year-old Grayson Taylor was kicked out of Zanies Comedy Club after he says he drank a half-bottle of wine and a few additional drinks. Club staff report he was restrained by security after he began screaming racial slurs and causing a disturbance to other patrons. Police arrived to help escort him from the property, and while waiting for an Uber he took off his shirt and became more violent and threatening. He refused to get into the Uber when it arrived, and then threatened officers. After they told him he would be placed under arrest, he requested a supervisor respond to the scene.
While waiting on a supervisor to arrive, Taylor called 911 several more times to demand other officers respond, he then walked to another business where he also became a disturbance. They then warned him a few more times to “remain calm” which he refused to do. At some point they took eventually him into custody, charging him with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
25-year-old Kaitlynn Price was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Wednesday morning on an outstanding warrant charging her with the domestic assault of her ex-girlfriend, Alexandria Smith.
Court records show the two were living together in October when Kaitlynn grabbed her by the shirt, placed her in a headlock, and repeatedly punched her in the face. Price is free on a $1,000 bond.
43-year-old Jeffrey Beckham is jailed in lieu of a $100,000 bond after writing an apology letter to a 13-year-old victim he is accused of raping, admitting that one of his multiple personalities committed the crime, noting he can recall it in his own memory. The victim was able to positively identify Beckham, disclosing that he had no testicles. Metro Nashville detectives were able to confirm he was ‘all twig and no berries’. This story contains NSFW content.
21-year-old Joseph McCombs drunkenly crashed his car on I-65 South Saturday morning. After the impact, a TDOT camera caught him moving from the driver’s seat and into the passenger side of the vehicle. He initially denied being the driver, however, that didn’t last long when confronted with the evidence.
30-year-old Timothy Williams was indicted December 2nd on two counts of statutory rape. Williams was a Mt. Juliet teacher and coach for both track and football. The incident happened in June and the victim was a 16-year-old student.
21-year-old Stefvon Murphy Jr. was charged with possession of marijuana and MDMA, paraphernalia, and possession of a weapon during a felony when he admitted to an officer that he had marijuana in his pocket and a gun under his seat.