BREAKING: Hours after his court appearance Thursday, 18-year-old Matthew Casto was found back in the attic space of a 14-year-old girl’s bedroom, and had to be tasered while taken into custody. Mt. Juliet Police officers were alerted by a vigilant neighbor, who spotted Casto walking towards the home today. After an extensive search of the home, he was found hiding in an attic. An electronic control device was deployed to take him into custody due to his resisting arrest. Pending charges include a violation of an order of protection, trespassing,…
ARREST: Police physically removed 18-year-old Matthew Casto from an attic space he had been living in, which connected to a 14-year-old’s bedroom via a door in her closet. Police say he would only come down at night when she secured her door.
Detectives were notified by a business in Mt Juliet that suspicious packages had arrived with no labels. When the detectives arrived, indications of cocaine were present in the packages. A search warrant was obtained to search the boxes and detectives located 216 kilograms of powder cocaine.
64-year-old Sidney Singleton was arrested Tuesday, along with Donald Preston, as the pair sold marijuana, liquid THC vials, and marijuana extract from a red Chevy Volt to random people they met on a website, one of whom was an undercover MNPD detective.
34-year-old Melissa Wilson, of Mt. Juliet, was driving the ‘Fat Bottom Brewing’ company van when she crashed at the I-40 entrance ramp. She blew a .199 BAC on a breath test, and told officers she “had a beer during lunch.”
Nashville firefighter John Judkins is out on a $3,000 bond in Wilson County, after Mt. Juliet Police say he kicked in his ex-wife’s door, and assaulted both her and her new boyfriend at 5 a.m. last Sunday morning.
Local Instagram influencer Kendall Barron arrested, charged with stealing a $580 dog, refusing to return it. She said “I will throw the hype dog across the room”, per arrest warrant.
Kevin Helm, 23, passed a MNPD officer, doing 44 in a 35 mph zone. He then admitted to smoking marijuana and drinking a small amount of alcohol. He was arrested and charged with DUI, simple possession, and resisting arrest.
When officers arrived to Summit Hospital after midnight Thursday night, they found a vehicle running, with the rear doors open, no heat on, with two adults passed out in the front seat, one with a syringe inserted into his arm, the other with an uncapped syringe beside her on the console. In the back seat were two small children, ages 9 and 7, crying and shivering while the 30-something degree wind blew through the open rear doors.
A court approved a $31,500 settlement Tuesday in a case of an on-duty Mt. Juliet Police Officer who rear-ended a teenage driver, causing injuries to the teen.