The attacker has been identified as Marcelo Mendoza, 34, of Townes Court. Officers continue to search for him. Arrest warrants have been issued charging Mendoza with aggravated assault, assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and evading arrest.
MNPD, Lebanon PD, and the WCSO all worked together to take down 30-year-old heroin distributor Isaiah Richard Gates Tuesday, and his uber driver, Tariku Bulit, after a long-term investigation. During the arrest, Gates ripped open a large bag of powder heroin in an attempt to destroy the evidence, and several officers were exposed to the the heroin.
Metro Police responded to a Twice Daily store on Friday morning, to find a man with his pants down around his ankles, his penis exposed, and his body pinned to the ground by store employees.
In a court approved settlement this week, the city has settled a claim for $7,746.30 after a MNPD vehicle rear-ended a 16-year-old driver on I-40.
Dontez Haynes, 20, could have been at home making hamburger helper for lunch, but instead, he’s likely enjoying a bologna sandwich, courtesy of a Davidson County jail. He is held on a $10,000 bond for aggravated burglary, after pawning his roommate’s PlayStation gaming system.
Metro Police say that 37-year-old Terra S Smith was an accessory after the fact to Johnny Appleton’s crimes. The pair shared a home where 57 pounds of marijuana was seized on Thursday.
33-year-old Daniel Cates sat in a Nashville jail from Saturday night, until late Monday morning, with a $500.00 bond. Late Monday morning, his case was dismissed by prosecutors. He had no prior arrest history in Nashville, and wasn’t given pre-trial release. He was charged solely with ‘resisting arrest’, with no other charge to be arrested for. Police say they were dispatched to the AT&T store on West End Avenue, in response to a disorderly person call. Store employees say that Cates had threatened to assault them with a metal sewer…
In a sworn arrest warrant, MNPD Officer Meghan McKeown charged 23-year-old Kelsey Erny with assault of an officer, after Officer McKeown says she felt “in fear of an assault” when the 23-year-old turned into a fighting stance and said “Bitch, I’ll kick your ass”.
SCOOP: It was 21 hours after Kevin Steward was shot and killed before MNPD got the correct suspects and their vehicle information out to the public. However, a witness to the murder that attempted CPR on the victim, told police the shots were fired from a black Audi shortly after it happened – and she says they ignored her, even called her a liar, as they put out the wrong information to the public, not correcting it for nearly 21 hours after the murder
One of MNPD’s new officers, sworn to ‘protect and serve’ spent dozens of hours during a recent overnight rotation, serving his personal interests, of posting to social media about how boring his MNPD job was, how he couldn’t stay awake, and finding women to snapchat him while he patrolled Midtown.