Police say 27-year-old Parker Chittenden was driving on the wrong side of Murfreesboro Pike, which is divided by a grassy median, in the early hours of Monday morning. A traffic stop was conducted, and it was immediately apparent to officers that Chittenden was heavily intoxicated. He initially admitted to consuming “two drinks” but later amended it to “four drinks” prior to driving. Police say he was both talkative and crying during their interaction. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI. He later blew a 0.112% BAC on a breathalyzer.
25-year-old Andrew McSkimming is charged with the assault of his Uber driver, Abdelshahid Bishwy Bahgatayyad, after he punched him in the face and then punched him in the balls. The victim says they had arrived at the dropoff location, and McSkimming was extremely intoxicated and when he was asked to get out of the Uber, McSkimming punched the driver in the face.
Both parties then exited the vehicle as McSmimming began to hit the vehicle with his fists. McSkimming then punched the victim in the groin with his fist. Officers were issuing Andrew McSkimming a state citation for assault when he became combative with officers and continued his threatening behavior. They placed him into custody and transported him to booking.
43-year-old Jason Arwood was being kicked out of Redneck Riviera on Broadway just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday in downtown Nashville. Officers were patrolling the area when they observed him just outside the bar, where he picked up food and began to throw it around as various things. Still in a rage, Arwood then ran up to the “Hell on Wheels” military party bus, climbing onto the side of it. Officers took control of the man and took him into custody for public intoxication.
27-year-old Dalton Holdman was involved in a car crash Saturday and, when asked what happened, told police he didn’t remember and that everything was “still a blur.” He reportedly reeked of alcohol and had slurred speech during his interactions with officers. Inside the car, officers found an open beer can with only a small amount of liquid remaining inside. He was transported to Vanderbilt for minor injuries and later charged with driving under the influence (DUI).
35-year-old Mathew Cookston reportedly was on an incoming flight to Nashville when multiple passengers reported he offered a minor female tobacco and then placed his hand on her inner thigh and moved it toward her groin. The victim immediately pushed his hand away and notified her mother and flight attendants, who moved the man to another seat. When the flight arrived at the gate, Airport Police made contact with the man, who was visibly intoxicated. He stated he had been in California at a drug & alcohol rehabilitation center but left early and flew home to Tennessee. When the crew refused to serve him alcohol on the plane, he drank hand sanitizer for the remainder of the flight. He was charged with public intoxication and released after an eight-hour hold with all charges dismissed.
28-year-old Nathaniel Elias Damico was found standing in the middle of Broadway in downtown Nashville in the early daylight hours of Saturday morning, looking distraught and intoxicated. As officers stopped to check on his welfare, he approached them and stated he wanted to make a report of an assault. As they collected his ID for the report, they quickly realized he was the same person who had called 911 earlier to report his “teeth were broken,” requesting medical assistance. Nashville Fire Department medics responded to the scene, but when they arrived, Damico refused all treatment or transport. He changed the description of the suspect, who he claims assaulted him multiple times while telling the story to officers. After the report was completed, Damico remained very intoxicated and was unable to arrange a ride home nor confirm he even knew how to get home. Unable to leave him in his current state, he was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
35-year-old Bryan Wingate was kicked out of Nashville’s largest gay nightclub, Play Dance Bar, in the early hours of Sunday morning. He was advised to leave and not return, but he remained on the property. Metro Nashville Police arrived to find Wingate unable to walk and with slurred speech. He told officers, “I can’t go back home to her,” then cursed at the officers, calling them “bitch, and “fucker.” He was yelling and screaming and attempting to fight bar staff. He was transported to booking. It is not known if he went back to ‘her’ after being released from jail.
Kelvin Chambliss Jr.’s $1,200 iPhone was stolen last week by a man who fled in a white van, later identified as 23-year-old Horacio Octavio Rangel Torres. Chambliss tracked the phone to the Econo Lodge North and found the van in the parking lot. He called the police, who responded and ran the plates of the van to get the name of the registered owner. The hotel staff then confirmed that the person was renting room 236. Officers knocked on the door, and Rangel-Torres admitted he had the iPhone and surrendered it to officers. He claimed he found the phone and was going to return it to Best Buy the next day.
24-year-old Norma Odilia-Macz was preparing for a child’s birthday party last week when she reportedly became increasingly intoxicated and began to attack her boyfriend of three years, Isaac Sonora De Jesus. Police were called to the scene after she threw a bicycle at the victim, smacked him with a brown extension cord, and hit him with a gold belt. Not finished with her drunken assault, she then grabbed a knife and began to attack his head, causing injuries that were treated by medics. Officers located the bloody knife, bicycle, extension cord, and gold belt, all of which were considered evidence of the crime.
Security says 28-year-old Jaime Rodriguez was caught shoplifting at the Rivergate Mall on November 26th. He was observed taking a “Psycho Bunny” shirt from the men’s department of Dillard’s and rolling it up in his left hand. He then went to the home department and grabbed an empty bag, placing the shirt inside. He was then apprehended and taken to the back office, where the Psycho Bunny shirt was recovered, along with a grey Armani t-shirt. Both items were valued at $145 in total.