As the nation watched nervous TV hosts try to fill space as the Nashville fireworks were delayed over a half-hour Sunday night, behind-the-scene a lot was happening. Several suspected trespassers in the blast/fallout zone caused MNPD officers to search for them in a building with personnel and a helicopter – and then suddenly someone started the show, catching 8 MNPD officers and a helicopter pilot in the immediate airspace by surprise. We have the audio from their radio traffic #LISTEN
Metro Nashville Police Officer Citlaly Gomez was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail this week after police say piled merchandise inside a large tote in a shopping cart at Walmart, self-scanned a few items outside the tote and paid for those, but attempted to push the $472 in hidden merchandise out the door.
When a 15-year-old was slow to get ready for school Tuesday morning her Aunt/Guardian, 34-year-old Alyse Howard, decided to expedite her departure by pulling her toward the front door by her hair, punching her in the face with her fist, and striking her with a shoe until she was outside the door, which she then locked.
Just days after finishing his criminal probation sentence and graduating from a year-long faith-based drug rehab program, 25-year-old Joshua Sigafoose celebrated his one-year mark in recovery by being revived by Narcan when he passed out behind the wheel and drove into oncoming traffic. He admitted to having narcotics, marijuana, and liquor in his system at the time of the crash. His passenger was also a friend in recovery.
Two thirty-somethings came to Nashville and the city absolutely devoured them. They were not prepared for all the fun the city offered. Shannon Young & Gabrielle began their night barhopping in downtown Nashville, and found themselves ten miles away in a hotel lobby that wasn’t theirs, attempting to sleep on the floor while covered in vomit and urine. From the back of a patrol car, one of them joyfully claimed “I am so excited” as she approached the sally port of the jail, as she continued on her adventure.
24-year-old daycare owner Shashawna Southall, of Knoxville, was expelled from the Opryland Hotel on April 18th, and attempted to get into a vehicle with her four young children and drive away while heavily intoxicated, police say. Witnesses say she was being irate in the hotel lobby and was barely able to stand.
34-year-old Charles Gregory Knalls is charged with aggravated burglary after he broke through the window of a West Nashville home and grabbed the leg of a sleeping female resident. Her screams alerted another person in the home, who used the nearest object he could find, a vibrator, to subdue the burglar and keep him at bay.
21-year-old Jeffrey Turner was taken into custody at the Tin Roof Broadway after police say he was not making sense due to believing he was living in the TV show “Sons of Anarchy”, and shattered a glass bottle on the wall when the bartender didn’t know how to make a cocktail from on the show.
On March 29th, Metro Nashville Police found D’Ante Leo Johnson leaning out of his car, covered in blood in North Nashville. His girlfriend, 23-year-old Deja Nicole McClain, admitted to stabbing him in the head with a large knife after he broke up with her. She also stole his social security card “so he would have to come back”. She is free on a $10,000 bond.
Metro Nashville Police Tuesday arrested a 59-year-old woman having a mental health crisis, but not her husband who admitted to knocking her over, taking his belt off and lashing her multiple times, and leaving her face severely bruised from assaulting her. Police say the man had no injuries from her alleged attacks, while she suffered severe bruising from her husband’s attack. They took the woman into custody, charging her with domestic assault.