Man pops Xanax, crashes car, and tells police “I have a problem, that’s why I’m in AA”

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.”

2 charged when woman was found wearing only a tank top at Bryant Grove swim beach

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.

Man on a three-day bender tells police, “You aren’t gonna see what’s in my blood, I took a lot of things”

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.

Unconscious man found in vehicle containing over 1,100 grams of various drugs

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.

Hermitage musician overdoses behind the wheel, crashes on I-40 East

45-year-old musician Shannon McClung was charged with driving under the influence and unlawful possession of a controlled substance after he crashed his vehicle on Interstate 40 and it was later revealed that he overdosed on narcotics while behind the wheel.

Unresponsive woman awoke and spoke to police about going to church and spinning on a ceiling fan

33-year-old Tara Jordan was charged with DUI, implied consent, and driving on a suspended license after she was found unresponsive in her car with a passenger stating that she took her medication to help with addiction and drank a mixed drink.

Uber driver charged for transporting man selling Heroin & Fentanyl, agents exposed during arrest

MNPD, Lebanon PD, and the WCSO all worked together to take down 30-year-old heroin distributor Isaiah Richard Gates Tuesday, and his uber driver, Tariku Bulit, after a long-term investigation. During the arrest, Gates ripped open a large bag of powder heroin in an attempt to destroy the evidence, and several officers were exposed to the the heroin.

Man found unresponsive with 4 kids in car, facing wrong direction in middle of traffic

Metro police found 28-year-old Justin Tosh unresponsive behind the wheel of his vehicle Friday afternoon. He was facing the wrong direction in the middle of traffic with 4 children in the vehicle, all under the age of 10. The front seat passenger of the vehicle told officers the two had been smoking “synthetic marijuana” before the incident.

Narcan used for inmate overdoses every 12 days on average inside Nashville jails

A medical incident earlier in November prompted some questions about how frequently overdoses are happening in Nashville’s jails. So far in 2018, medical staff have responded to, and used Narcan in, a total of 29 cases within Davidson County Jails – once every 12 days, on average. On what was an otherwise normal Friday morning at 7 A.M. in the D1 housing unit inside a Nashville jail, which houses 61 inmates in an open barracks style unit, there was a sudden medical emergency with an inmate. 32-year-old James Livingston, who…