Memorial Day 2018’s first BUI – Zach Cunningham Arrested #OnABoat

Many consider Memorial Day weekend the ‘unofficial’ start of summer, and it only took a few hours for the first Boating Under the Influence of the season to happen. Late Friday night, Zach Cunningham was arrested and charged with BUI & Implied Consent Violation, after he was found to be drunk while driving a boat on Percy Priest Lake, and tried to hide his alcohol from officers as they neared his boat. According to a report, late Friday night, while patrolling Percy Priest Lake, an officer noticed a vessel underway displaying…

“Painting with a Twist” Owner Alec Rains gets too ‘twisted’ – Public Intox Arrest

Alec Raines, owner of Hendersonville’s “Painting With A Twist” was arrested in Nashville around 3AM on Saturday morning, and charged with public intoxication. According to the MNPD, on 02/24 they responded to a report of a male who was so intoxicated that he was having a hard time trying to walk down the street. Upon arrival, contact was made with Mr. Raines, who had the smell of alcohol coming off his person and breath, per officer Cronin. Alec Raines was unable to speak in complete sentences to officers, and was…

Cloud IX: Tennessee ABC Violations / Complaint Filed

After a week long investigation, this morning East Nashville News submitted a long list of proposed violations and supporting documentation to the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission & related agents, for the express purpose of supporting the removal of the liquor license of Cloud IX, LLC, due to mismanagement. While the removal of the liquor license is but one portion of shutting down the operations of a business, it would also ensure that the same company/owner/managers, and even employees could be restricted from getting another liquor license in the future. TABC…

Inside Cloud IX: Selling Marijuana Edibles Openly, Gambling, Fireworks, Free Liquor & More

We put out a request for readers to send in their videos of what really goes on inside Cloud IX, and we got hundreds of responses. We’ll highlight some of them here – some may surprise you. Here’s what’s really happening inside Cloud IX in East Nashville. We simply asked for violations and got all these in less than 24 hours, Metro, MNPD, the fire marshal, codes, and the ABC board have had nearly a year – what’s their excuse? Openly selling marijuana edibles. With the iron-clad security, pat downs, &…

Felon Chloe Malek Risks 10 Year Prison Term by Using a Forged ABC Card to Serve Alcohol

Chloe Shahrzad Malek, who is already serving a suspended 10 YEAR TDOC Prison sentence on probation (community corrections) for felony drug charges, has risked it all by using a forged ABC Server card at her job. She’s had at least 3 prior community corrections violations, and one of the requirements for a valid ABC Card is no felony drugs charges of certain types. Here’s what happened: During a complaint investigation at Sam’s Sports Bar & Grill at the Cove located at 2001 Lakeshore Dr.  in Old Hickory, it was discovered…