A man was on his way to pick up his girlfriend from Vanderbilt hospital when his car broke down. He called his friend, 31-year-old Joshua Raines Thompson, to come assist. Thompson drove him to Vanderbilt, picked up the girlfriend, and on the way robbed them at gunpoint, and left them at the Joelton McDonald’s.
Metro Police responded to a call of an intoxicated person firing a “big gun” from a porch inside Cayce Homes in East Nashville late Tuesday night. They would arrive to find 29-year-old Terrance Buckley, who told police his name was ‘Harley Davidson’.
Shelby Bridgeforth, 47, is free on a $42,000 bond after spending less than 4 hours in jail Tuesday night after he consented to a search of his residence. He showed detectives where his marijuana was hidden, and told them he buys in half-pounds for $800 each.
Johnny Burns, 43, says he traded crack cocaine for a stolen vehicle. He is held in lieu of $7,000 bond, charged with felony auto theft($2,500 – $10,000), and possession.
Shots Fired! Chasity Hails Ortgiesen remains in jail this morning in lieu of a $17,500 bond, after she held her husband at gunpoint Saturday night, refusing to let him leave, and when he did escape she fired shots at him, striking vehicle. She told police “I’m a good shot, I just wanted to freak him out!”.
Here’s what 3 MNPD supervisors face, after a North Nashville officer-involved shooting that injured an offi
Lt. Viviyonne Lee, demoted to police officer, 20 day suspension. Sgt. Harold Wells, demoted to police officer. Sgt. James Boone, 5 day suspension.
#HighwayShutdown: We now know WHY a local car club shut down I-24 Saturday night. They’re upset about being pushed out of meeting space for car clubs, and want the city, to do something about it. The Night Goonz car club says the protest was to get the attention of Mayor David Briley – their full statement inside.
Michael Earl Ingram, 26, was arrested on drug, gun, and promoting prostitution charges on Friday, after he was found to be pimping out 3 women from a Music Valley hotel room. At the time of his arrest, he was offering a ‘2-girl special’ for $160. Ingram tells police he goes by ‘Capo’, which he said means ‘The Underboss’.
When Metro Police couldn’t find any drugs that Billy Medley supposedly tossed into a wooded area, they charged him with felony tampering with evidence – but the court wasn’t having it, and dismissed the case.
Metro Police arrested 22 people during a CoreCivic protest in August, and Police Chief Anderson demanded “corresponding and commensurate consequences” in an unusually heated statement about the incident. The District Attorney’s Office has now decided NONE of the cases will be prosecuted, and can now be expunged, despite the Chief’s wishes.