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.