Wesley Johnson says he “snorted pain pills” prior to crash on I-65 in Nashville

Police say 29-year-old Wesley Johnson had to be revived with Narcan after he crashed his vehicle on I-65S in late October. He told first responders he had two alcoholic beverages and had snorted pain pills prior to driving that night. He was transported to Vanderbilt for treatment and issued a citation for DUI 2nd offense. He was booked on that citation this week.

DUI: Noah Farmer Narcan’d after passing out behind wheel of vehicle in downtown Nashville

24-year-old Noah Farmer was booked this week on an outstanding citation charging him with a 2021 DUI that he never appeared to self-book for. On Valentine’s Day in 2021, first responders responded to a person passed out behind the wheel of a running vehicle in downtown Nashville and found Farmer behind the wheel with the vehicle in drive. Officers had to bust out a window so medics could administer Narcan to revive Farmer. He was transported to the hospital for treatment and issued a citation for DUI.

DUI: Luxury Realtor Jodie Barringer overdoses after taking ‘pill from a friend’ and driving; revived by NFD

57-year-old Josephine ‘Jodie’ Barringer was booked this week on an outstanding citation from May charging her with DUI. Nashville Fire says they were the first to arrive at the scene on May 4th to find Barringer unconscious in the driver’s seat of her Volvo XC60, which had crashed on Woodmont Blvd, striking a fire hydrant and a utility pole. First responders administered 4mg of NARCAN, and she regained consciousness while being loaded into the ambulance. She admitted to taking a pill that a friend gave her prior to driving but denied knowing what it was. Officers say she was sweating profusely and was very disheveled in her appearance. She was transported to the hospital and given a state citation in lieu of arrest.

DUI: Michael Collier says he sniffed unknown powder on a receipt paper before blacking out

Metro Nashville Police responded to a single-vehicle accident on I-40 where a Kia Sportage driven by 25-year-old Michael Collier impacted a guardrail near the Central Pike ramp. First responders arrived to find Collier unresponsive behind the wheel. After finding a white powdery substance in the cup holder, two doses of Narcan were administered with no impact on his level of responsiveness throughout the emergency transport. As the ambulance arrived at the hospital bay, Collier suddenly eloped from the gurney and fled on foot for a short distance until stopped by officers and detained. He told officers he picked up a receipt from the cup holder and noticed the powder on his fingers and sniffed his fingers to see what it was on the receipt. Seconds after sniffing his fingers he says he blacked out and woke up in the back of the ambulance. We previously covered Collier when he assaulted his girlfriend with a hamburger from behind in 2021.

Tabitha Kirk says she snorted heroin prior to crash on Lebanon Pike

First responders found 39-year-old Tabitha Kirk “not awake and shaking” after she crashed her vehicle on Lebanon Pike. Nashville Fire medics administered two doses of Narcan, at which time Kirk responded and became coherent. She told medical she had snorted heroin prior to the crash. When police arrived, she stated she was afraid of going to jail and wasn’t sure why she crashed or how it happened. She later stated she was seven months sober and didn’t know why she relapsed. She was charged with DUI and driving on a suspended license.

Man says he used cocaine & opioids prior to crash — Mitchell Baxter

32-year-old Michell Baxter told paramedics he used cocaine and opioids prior to a crash on December 23rd. Baxter was initially found unresponsive in the driver’s seat of his crashed truck, unresponsive with fixed pinpoint pupils and a slight pulse. Narcan was administered and he eventually became responsive as he was being transferred onto the gurney. He stated he remembered nothing about the wreck, and refused to answer any questions after being read his rights. Baxter was charged with DUI 2nd and violation of the implied consent law. Baxter also received a citation charging him with DUI 2nd in October, for which he has not yet been to court. He remains jailed in lieu of a $2,500 bond.

Woman says she used heroin before she was in three-car Antioch crash — Rachel Oliphant

37-year-old Rachel Oliphant told officers she had just used heroin before being involved in a three-car crash just before 8 a.m. Monday in Antioch. Nashville fire found her unconscious behind the wheel, and revived her with Narcan, per court documents. She is free on pre-trial release.

DUI: Woman snorts heroin, gets behind wheel, nods out — Samantha Crawford arrested

Police say 39-year-old Samantha Crawford admitted to snorting a line of heroin at a South Nashville Mapco before she got behind the wheel of her car. She doesn’t remember anything after that, however, her passenger says he had to suddenly grab the steering wheel and attempt to navigate the vehicle for a mile before he was able to get it to stop after she nodded off from an overdose. Nashville Fire responded to the scene and revived her with two doses of Narcan. She is charged with DUI, and driving on a suspended license, and is free on pre-trial release. Crawford’s nursing license was suspended for drug use earlier this year after she admitted to using drugs while working as a jail nurse.

DUI: Narcan saves life of man found slumped over wheel after crash — amphetamines, heroin, suboxone & more

22-year-old Gavin Reese Bain was revived by the use of 3 doses of Narcan after he was found slumped over the wheel of his vehicle after a crash with a hypodermic in the floorboard beneath him and a marijuana pipe in the glove compartment. He admitted to having used marijuana, amphetamines, heroin, suboxone, and Zyprexa recently.

Woman caught stealing at Walmart gives police roommate’s name

31-year-old Cody Beneke was charged with assault, theft, criminal impersonation, and contraband in an institution after she stole $57 dollars worth of merchandise from Walmart and kicked a loss prevention officer while being detained.