MNPD Officer David Crisman was stopped by an Uber driver at 14th Ave S. & Demonbreun. The driver stated he had a passenger that was intoxicated to the point he wasn’t sure what to do with her. The passenger, identified as Jolene McKillop, was unsure about her destination, and kept changing her mind during the ride, not knowing where she really needed or wanted to go. Let without a specific destination, the Uber driver sought assistance.
Shortly before daylight Sunday morning, a taxicab driver flagged down Metro police at the McDonald’s at 12th and Broadway downtown, because he had a fare that was too intoxicated to tell him where he needed to go, and he wasn’t sure what to do with him.
16-year-old fugitive David Earl Mays was attempting to carjack Brian Redden, 38, at 7:13 p.m. when he shot him in the lower torso. Redden underwent surgery Wednesday night at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
You may remember Lee Lazarus as the Lyft Driver who called 911 on a black man in his car, saying he was scared. Or perhaps you remember him as the guy who then got a job at Postmates to deliver to the Lyft office that fired him, only to spit on the recipient and get charged with assault. Now he’s struck again, and landed in a Nashville Jail.
Uber driver Aaron Pettit says a woman tried to rob him of money and take his car. He told her he was armed with a knife, so she punched him in the face, while another man pulled a gun on him.
SCOOP: Three close friends thought they were in on a plan to rob a drug dealer, but Laquan Redmon turned against the other two, murdering ‘A1’ Adrian Montgomery at point blank range in the back of the head, and attempting to murder Rodriquez Perkins as he fled.
Nashville Uber driver refuses to take the passenger because of no proper car seats, but instead of driving away, she stays and argues, and it doesn’t end well – for anyone. Who’s to blame?
Herron climbed in and shut the door, locking herself in the police car. She told officer Large the address she wanted to go to and ask that he start the ride. Officer Large asked his new passenger if she knew where she was, to which she replied “yes, you’re my Uber”.
It was a wild and crazy Sunday morning for one Nashville Uber driver. Just before 3AM, Mynor Chox reports that he was punched in the face and his door was kicked in while driving for Uber during one of Nashville’s busiest festival weekends.
Nashville musician & Lyft ride-share driver Blake Streicher was arrested on Sunday night for felony fleeing / evading arrest, while dropping off passengers near Bridgestone Arena on Demonbreun just past 5th Ave, downtown. In order to avoids accidents and protect pedestrians, there are legal drop-off zone where people can safely get in/out of vehicles, and this driver was not only not following those rules, but breaking the law by fleeing from officers at a high rate of speed in his vehicle when they attempted to stop him. Blake Streicher was…