27-year-old Brandon Duncan faces a multitude of charges after police say that during an interview from the trauma unit at Vanderbilt Hospital, he admitted to smoking “one blunt” several hours before crashing his vehicle near Bellevue, which injured his 2-year-old child on July 2nd, and caused another passenger to be impaled by a stick.
21-year-old Jacob Goin was charged with DUI Friday after police say drove off the shoulder of I-65 South only to hit a guardrail and cross back across the interstate to then hit the center wall before coming to rest in the left lanes of traffic. He told police had drunk “on and off” and blew a 0.242 BAC on the breathalyzer test.
21-year-old Joseph McCombs drunkenly crashed his car on I-65 South Saturday morning. After the impact, a TDOT camera caught him moving from the driver’s seat and into the passenger side of the vehicle. He initially denied being the driver, however, that didn’t last long when confronted with the evidence.
57-year-old Pastor Lavan Strickland struck a vehicle at a red light on March 14th, then attempted to flee the scene, only to be stopped by a utility pole he then crashed into, disabling his vehicle. The person he crashed into suffered a lower-back injury, while the pastor admitted to having ‘some Bourbon’ but refused any other specifics.
26-year-old Jermel Haughton was arrested last weekend, charged with a DUI, exactly one year from his first DUI arrest, a block away from the same location.
26-year-old John Thomas Couch told police that it was his vehicle wrecked in the street, but he was not in the vehicle when the crash occurred. Little did he know that a local bar had already called police with his description and license plate number, to report him as a drunk driver.
Devin Jay Dickson, 19, is charged with domestic assault, after his roommate says he came into the apartment and said “I’m on [Xanax] bars , and ready to tase somebody”, pulled out a taser and activated it.
Metro Police say that 37-year-old Terra S Smith was an accessory after the fact to Johnny Appleton’s crimes. The pair shared a home where 57 pounds of marijuana was seized on Thursday.
The Maguson Hotel was evacuated on Saturday, due to a man reporting he was being held captive, and his two captors were making bombs inside a hotel room.