25-year-old Jonathan Ruiz was jailed Sunday morning after assaulting his wife and mother-in-law on Amaile Drive. Elena Garcia told police That Jonathan was upset because his wife Paola Garcia had called the police on him earlier that night. Elena heard her daughter yelling for help and entered a room where she witnessed Jonathan strangling her. When she tried to intervene, Jonathan hit her in the mouth, causing it to bleed. He then pushed Paola to the floor and started strangling Elena from behind with his arm, but she was able to scratch his neck and arms to get him to let go. Paola stated that her husband strangled her for a couple of seconds, causing her neck to hurt. Jonathan denied strangling anyone but was placed into custody based on the victim’s statements and injuries.
19-year-old Taylor Euarl and her friends bailed out of a car and hopped a fence straight into custody. Early July 31st, MNPD officers arrived at Knolls Place and saw a white Hyundai with multiple people make a U-turn. Police began pursuing the vehicle then they saw several people bail out of the car and run. The vehicle was left running, and the police reported that the ignition box and the rear right window were broken. The owners of the vehicle were contacted by police who stated that the car was stolen. Police found Taylor and two other individuals behind a business on Old Hickory Blvd. When Taylor and the others noticed the police, they ran, refusing orders to halt. A chase ensued, and police caught Taylor and placed her in custody. One of the other individuals that ran was 16 years of age. Taylor was searched, and police found 3.5 grams of marijuana on her. She admitted to police that the marijuana was hers and that she was the one that stole the vehicle.
Police say 29-year-old Wesley Johnson had to be revived with Narcan after he crashed his vehicle on I-65S in late October. He told first responders he had two alcoholic beverages and had snorted pain pills prior to driving that night. He was transported to Vanderbilt for treatment and issued a citation for DUI 2nd offense. He was booked on that citation this week.
18-year-old Grant Philip Winn was driving a vehicle that crashed into another vehicle head-on on I-65 South in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police say Winn was driving Northbound in the Southbound lanes when the crash occurred. He was sitting on the ground by his crashed vehicle when police arrived and admitted to drinking prior to driving, stating he had been at a party and consumed “two beers.” He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI and underage drinking.
25-year-old Joshua Snyder blew over three times the legal limit on a breathalyzer after crashing his vehicle on Blackman Road. Officers responded to find his vehicle in a ditch and Snyder extremely intoxicated. He admitted to drinking “a few beers” at a bar in downtown Nashville and that he “messed up” and was “too drunk to drive,” according to the officers. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and blew a 0.243% BAC on a breathalyzer.
22-year-old Karla Campos was the front seat passenger of a vehicle found in the middle of a Nashville intersection with both occupants passed out, with Isaiah Carter as the driver. Karla had thrown up all over the inside of the vehicle and was extremely intoxicated. As officers were investigating, she repeatedly attempted to walk into the roadway. She refused all medical assistance and was deemed a danger to herself and transported to booking.
36-year-old Lindsey Brewer told police she consumed two glasses of wine and one can of hard seltzer prior to crashing her vehicle into another vehicle on Edmonson Pike in the overnight hours into Sunday morning. Brewer was reportedly unsteady on her feet and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. She was transported to Metro General for a blood draw and then to booking, where she was charged with DUI.
43-year-old Jason Bland says things “got pushy” in a domestic dispute but denies hitting anyone. Two female victims, however, say he became upset and began to hit and kick one of them and strangled her, and a juvenile victim says Bland pushed her when she told him she was starting to record the incident on her phone.
Nashville Fire Department medics had to force entry into the vehicle of 23-year-old Gabriela Valencia after she drove off the road and was found passed out behind the wheel of her vehicle near the Hardee’s on Nolensville Road. Police arrived soon after she had become responsive and observed her to be heavily intoxicated. Valencia stated she was coming from Del Monte’s where she had been drinking and admitted that she knew she had too much to drink prior to driving. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking.
While on a call for service at 3961 Nolensville Pike, officers encountered 30-year-old Lizbeth Aviles, who appeared to be heavily intoxicated. She reportedly reeked of alcohol, had slurred speech, and was unsafe to leave on her own. She was unable to call anyone in Nashville to pick her up, and she refused both an Uber and medical assistance. She was transported to booking.