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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
37-year-old Jason Gray was charged with driving under the influence after he was found slumped over in his car with fresh track marks on his arm and a bottle of heroin.
30-year-old Shepard Watson was charged with a DUI and implied consent after police asked if he believed he was intoxicated and unable to safely operate a vehicle and he stated, “I mean, scientifically I’d say yes.”
46-year-old Wendy Brady was charged with indecent exposure when she was found at Bryant Grove swim beach at Long Hunter State Park with Chad Locke wearing only a tank top. 48-year-old Chad Locke was charged with unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, evading arrest, and public intoxication.
25-year-old Hassan Algizawi was charged with DUI and implied consent when police found him unconscious and urine-soaked behind the wheel. He was administered naloxone twice in one day during a three-day heroin bender.
37-year-old Patrick Alexander was charged with possession of 744 grams of marijuana, 161 grams of methamphetamine, 234 grams of heroin, 950 Xanax pills, 42 Oxycodone pills, and 20 grams of an unknown white substance when he was found passed out in his running vehicle on an I-40 off-ramp.