DUI: Brandon Parsons walks away from accident after drinking 7 beers, tells police “he crashed”

37-year-old Massage Therapist Brandon Parsons was involved in a car crash at Hillsboro Pike on April 9th. Parsons was located walking away from the crash and did not attempt to contact law enforcement. When officers met with Parsons, he told them that “he crashed” and was trying to get home. Parsons admitted that he drank seven draft beers and then drove in his car. Parsons consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. Officers informed Parsons about implied consent, but he refused to provide a breath sample. Brandon Parsons was taken into custody and charged with implied consent, driving under the influence, and leaving the scene of an accident.

DUI: Jackson Brady pulled over for fleeing accident, tells police he didn’t know

22-year-old Jackson Brady collided with a Toyota Tundra in his blue Kia on the interstate near Jefferson Street early January 28th. Officers located the two vehicles at the Stewarts Ferry Pike and Bell Road intersection and noticed the Tundra following the Kia. So, they activated their sirens, initiating a traffic stop on the Kia. Brady was slow to stop and exhibited many signs of intoxication during their interaction. Brady advised that he didn’t know he had hit a vehicle and consented to sobriety tests, where he performed poorly. Brady told them that he was going home from work, then admitted to consuming alcohol before driving. Brady was taken into custody for driving under the influence, failing to report an accident, leaving the scene of an accident, and failing to give information.

Broderick Winger charged with DUI after fleeing from crash

Police say 21-year-old Broderick Winger was the driver of a hit-and-run incident that occurred just before 4 p.m. Saturday. Winger reportedly crashed into a vehicle at 8th & Demonbreun and then fled toward 5th Ave South, where he parked his vehicle in the middle of the road near an intersection. Officers made contact with Winger, who was visibly intoxicated, and had four “Four Loko” cans on the floorboard. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was taken into custody, with a stop at Metro General for a forced blood draw.

Lazarius McGee charged after fleeing in stolen vehicle

19-year-old Lazarius McGee was taken into custody for motor vehicle theft, evading arrest, theft, and driving without a license on October 13th. Officers were in the parking lot of Fort Negley when they observed a black Volkswagen crash into a light pole. Three black males got out of the vehicle and ran away from officers, but McGee was caught on foot. McGee did not have a license.

Travis Theel jailed on outstanding East Nashville hit-and-run warrant

30-year-old Travis Theel was jailed this week on an outstanding warrant charging him with a hit-and-run from September of 2021. Police say he hit a parked vehicle belonging to Kimberly Benson in East Nashville and fled the scene. He was identified via his license plate and a photo lineup, and a warrant was issued for his arrest a few days later.

Hit-and-Run: Isabella Cook flees, says she “didn’t know what to do,” so she did nothing

21-year-old Isabella Cook told police she “didn’t know what to do” after she crashed into another vehicle and fled the scene on April 26. The person she hit was able to capture her plate number, and the responding officer was able to contact Cook. Upon speaking to Cook, who had her grandmother on the phone call, she claimed she didn’t stop as she wasn’t sure of how it worked and what she should do. She left the other vehicle with significant damage and agreed to meet officers to receive a citation.

Zackary Herder says someone stole his vehicle & wrecked it — that someone was him

27-year-old Zackary Herder called police to report his vehicle as stolen on February 16; however, the responding officer just happened to be the same officer who had worked a hit-and-run accident two days prior, in which Herder had been identified as the fleeing driver. When confronted, Herder admitted he was the driver and no one stole his vehicle. He was issued a citation for leaving the scene of an accident with damage over $1,500. He was booked on that citation this week.

Ty Anderson sideswiped a Dodge Charger in his F-150 and fled the scene

Police say 61-year-old Ty Anderson was driving his blue Ford F-150 when he sideswiped a Dodge Charger on Shelby Ave in East Nashville, causing damage to both vehicles. He did not stop and continued on to his home in East Nashville. Officers responded to the scene, and the victim in the Charger provided the license plate of the F-150, which was traced back to Anderson. Officers arrived at Anderson’s home to find his F-150 with damage consistent with sideswiping the Charger. He told officers “something” hit his truck. He was cited for failure to comply and failure to notify of an accident.

DUI: Collis Arbuckle runs into stop sign & flees the scene on four flat tires

21-year-old Collis Arbuckle was arrested after crashing into a stop sign. On the 25th, Officers were dispatched to Hamilton Rd for an accident. Upon arrival, the vehicle left the scene after hitting a stop sign. A witness told officers it was a gray sedan with four flat tires, and that the car turned right onto Clarksville Pike. Officers located the vehicle on 28th Ave, and it matched the description, including front-end damage, and a shattered rear window. When police asked Arbuckle what happened, he was unable to tell them. Arbuckle displayed red eyes and had trouble keeping them open. Arbuckle agreed to do the breathalyzer test but could not sign his name in agreeance; he then fell asleep during the waiting period for the breathalyzer.

DUI: John Magnuson belligerent with cops after East Nashville hit and run

Metro Nashville Police responded to Rosebank & Porter Road in the early hours of Sunday morning at witnesses say they observed 32-year-old John Magnuson crash into a car and drive away from the initial impact area. Officers located Magnuson a short distance away behind the wheel of his 2019 Toyota Camry, which had heavy front-end damage. He stated he had not consumed any alcohol. Officers described him as very belligerent, and he refused to follow basic instructions. He reportedly reeked of alcohol and was unable to stand on his own. He attempted field sobriety tests, but they had to be stopped for his own safety due to his extreme level of intoxication.