Comedian Joshua Black was suspended from Nashville Fire Department over social media antics

The Nashville Fire Department has a Joshua Black problem. Firefighter Joshua Lipscomb, who moonlights as a local alcoholic comedian using the moniker ‘Sir Joshua Black’, has received poor reviews for his “professional conduct” on medical runs and was recently suspended for 8 days after some social media antics with a local business owner. Despite those woes, ‘Joshua Black’ now faces yet another complaint against him as he volleys accusations of racism towards any journalist he disagrees with, including Jason Steen and Meghan Mangrum.

Man charged with kidnapping of woman outside The Rusty Nail bar

30-year-old Ryan Sims is free on a $39,000 bond after being charged with the kidnapping of a woman at The Rusty Nail bar in Hermitage, and the assault of two witnesses who attempted to intervene as he pulled a gun on one and said “don’t roll up on me” and shoved another.

DUI: Man runs red light in front of patrol car, blows nearly double BAC limit

27-year-old Connor King is charged with DUI after Metro Police Sgt. Paul Stein says he was behind the man when he ran a red light while traveling on Gallatin Pike. He admitted to having “a couple of drinks”, and said he normally uses an Uber.

Man stabs brother 3 times, tells police he ‘ran into my knife’

20-year-old Luke Bain is charged with felony aggravated assault with serious bodily injury after his brother sustained three stab wounds and a broken jaw. Luke Bain told police his brother ran into his knife when he was telling him to leave his apartment.

Piercing Pagoda employee confesses to forged returns scheme totaling near $5,000

33-year-old Jaurice Pegues is charged with pocketing nearly $5,000 in cash from Piercing Pagoda in Opry Mills Mall. He admitted to the crime and wrote a detailed confession to management when confronted with the evidence.

DUI: 64-year-old admits to drinking 2 margaritas just before driving car that crashed & caught on fire

64-year-old Bettie Blackman is charged with driving under the influence after she crashed her car in Antioch, and witnesses had to get her attention as she sat in the car that was on fire when officers arrived. She told officers she drank two margaritas just before driving that night, and blew a 0.132 BAC.

Man admits to holding wife by hair, punching her in face – she fought back

27-year-old Rohit Sunuwar is charged with domestic assault after admitting to punching his wife in the face and holding her by the hair during an argument about him going out for drinks with his friends.

Nashville Bartender charged after repeatedly punching girlfriend in face, assaulting her on multiple occasions

29-year-old Joshua Mantooth is charged with felony aggravated assault/strangulation and misdemeanor domestic assault after his girlfriend reported he punched her repeatedly in the face on the drive home, and then strangled her over and over once back at their residence. Police found the victim’s face cut open, bruised, swollen, and still bleeding when they arrived… but court documents now reveal that wasn’t the only time he’s been abusive against women.

“If you leave me you will no longer breathe”, says woman charged with stalking & harassing husband

30-year-old Lauren Langston is charged with harassment and stalking after reportedly calling and texting her soon-to-be ex-husband 19+ times daily, stalking him outside his new home, and attempting to run over him with a car.