Broadway bars claim another tourist in the big city — Amanda Girard charged with public intoxication

Metro Nasvhille Police found 37-year-old tourist Amanda Girard sitting on a downtown sidewalk crying for an unknown reason. She stated she had been out drinking while celebrating a friend’s birthday. Observing that she was entirely too intoxicated to care for herself, police offered her a medical ride to the hospital, transport to her hotel, or to assist her in finding her friends – all of which she explicitly refused. Officers noted she was belligerent with them during the entire interaction, making threats to them and other citizens downtown. After all other options were exhausted, she was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.

Man causes scene at police station when officers can’t fix his cell phone issue — Thomas Gilmore

29-year-old Thomas Gilmore is charged with disorderly conduct after Metro Police say he walked into the Central Precinct in downtown Nashville, upset about a cell phone issue, and demanding police fix it. When they explained they would not fix his phone, he began yelling obscenities and threatened to punch the on-duty officers.

21-year-old unable to care for herself: Downtown Nashville wins another round — Jordan Wharton

21-year-old Jordan Wharton was found in downtown Nashville walking out into traffic, extremely intoxicated, and unable to care for herself, according to Metro Police. They attempted to get her medical attention as she had also reportedly fallen, but she refused all offers for assistance. She was unable to walk or stand, so could not be left alone for her own safety. She was transported to booking, where she was charged with public intoxication.

“Yes that’s my pot, I’ve been smoking for 50 years” — Ricky Cook arrested in downtown Nashville

Metro Nashville Police found 61-year-old Ricky Lee Cook at the Johnny Cash Museum restaurant, where staff had asked him to leave after they deemed him to be a bother to staff and patrons, and he refused to do so. Police noticed he was heavily intoxicated, and took him into custody. During a search incidental to his arrest, officers located a leather satchel with a green Tupperware container inside, which contained his personal use marijuana. When asked, he confirmed it was marijuana, and stated: “I’ve been smoking pot for 50 years”. Police charged him with drug possession and public intoxication and transported him to jail. He is free on pre-trial release.

Woman says she used heroin before she was in three-car Antioch crash — Rachel Oliphant

37-year-old Rachel Oliphant told officers she had just used heroin before being involved in a three-car crash just before 8 a.m. Monday in Antioch. Nashville fire found her unconscious behind the wheel, and revived her with Narcan, per court documents. She is free on pre-trial release.

Man charged with DUI of marijuana; Commissioner denies MNPD’s blood warrant request — Javarrian Boddie

#MNPD Officer Coleman Womack says 25-year-old Javarrian Boddie was driving under the influence of drugs, and believes the specific drug to be marijuana, after an initial stop for a brake light being out. An arrest affidavit, which he signed under oath, states this is due to “watery eyes being a sign of drug use”, and Boddie “smelling like marijuana”.

Despite Boddie showing no clues of impairment on some tests, and only minimal clues on others, Officer Womack took him into custody, where he says Boddie fell asleep in the back of the patrol car while he was completing paperwork and his speech was “so slurred it was hard to understand”. Coleman drafted a warrant for a blood draw, however, Night Court Commissioner Steve Holzapfel denied the warrant, for insufficient cause. Bodie was booked on charges of DUI, implied consent violation, and driving on s suspended license. He is free on a $2,000 bond.

Belmont’s Potter Hall Brawl — Aidan Murphy charged in assault of roommate on campus

19-year-old Aidan Murphy was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Monday, charged with the domestic assault of his college roommate, Ryan Fleming, at Belmont University. He reportedly pushed his roommate into a heating unit and punched him in the face at least twice, causing injuries after Fleming reportedly made comments about his mental health when Murphy accused him of taking a backpack.

Man charged with Public Intoxication at Dogwood Bar — Donovan Staley found unresponsive by patrons

Patrons of the Dogwood Nashville Bar flagged down police after noticing 30-year-old Donovan Staley was on the ground and unresponsive. He was initially unresponsive to chest rubs when medics arrived, but later rose to his feet and refused all assistance. He was transported to booking, charged with public intoxication.

Man charged with stealing ex-girlfriend’s MacBook, using Amazon account to buy himself things — Evan Heskje

Isabella Bouma says her 24-year-old ex-boyfriend, Evan Heskje, stole her MacBook computer and used her saved Amazon shopping login, which was tied to her parent’s credit card, to order multiple things and ship them to his address. He is charged with felony theft, and is free on a $5,000 bond.

DUI: Singer/Songwriter Veronica Stanton charged after drinking “two beers” before driving at 3:30 AM

28-year-old Veronica Stanton, a singer/songwriter who moved to Nashville from Jenkintown, PA, was found swerving on Gallatin Ave just after 3:30 AM Monday. She admitted to having “two beers” earlier in the night. Police say she performed poorly on field sobriety tests, and was then booked into the Metro Nashville Jail. She is free on pre-trial release.