20-year-old NCAA football player Josh ‘Big Country’ Griffis is free on a $10,000 bond after he tore apart the door frame of a woman’s apartment in Nashville and forced his way inside the residence where held her against her will for over an hour. Despite the destroyed door frame, he told police that she “invited him inside”. The 6’4, 260 lb, player, who just transferred from FSU is charged with multiple felonies, including aggravated burglary, false imprisonment, and interference with a 911 call.
Police say school security video shows 18-year-old William Austin Richmond holding his girlfriend against her will, trapping her inside a vacant hallway of Hillsboro High School while attempting to get her to perform a sex act on him after she declined. He attempted to pull her into a stairwell behind a closed door as she struggled to escape. He is charged with two misdemeanors, domestic assault, and false imprisonment. He is free on a $2,000 bond.
Josh Breslow quietly removed the ‘WKRN’ branding from his social media URLs in July, just days after he became a real estate agent for Parks Realty in Mt. Juliet. Neither he nor the station has commented on if he will remain as their morning alert desk anchor. WKRN posted a job opening similar to Josh’s current alert desk position earlier this week.
Local sports radio personality Colin Castleberry was charged with DUI early Sunday morning after Belle Meade Police say he was speeding at 56 mph in a 40 mph zone and performed poorly on field sobriety tests after the traffic stop.
26-year-old outdoor brand influencer Sophie Swaney, who has over a million followers across various platforms, was arrested Saturday in Nashville after police say she was driving under the influence while in possession of a handgun and drugs. Her boyfriend, who was upset over a photoshoot, climbed out the passenger window while traveling on Charlotte Ave. and fell on his head, causing him to land in the trauma unit with a brain injury.
32-year-old Sara Weaver is charged with aggravated burglary after she was captured on video entering a guest’s hotel room at a Nashville Red Roof Inn where she worked as a front desk clerk. She is accused of taking a bottle of prescribed Xanax pills and using her hotel master key to commit the crime.
34-year-old Charles Gregory Knalls is charged with aggravated burglary after he broke through the window of a West Nashville home and grabbed the leg of a sleeping female resident. Her screams alerted another person in the home, who used the nearest object he could find, a vibrator, to subdue the burglar and keep him at bay.
25-year-old Dallas Lee Burke is held on a $54,500 bond after he crashed his vehicle and inside officers found 20 hits of acid (LSD), empty and full beer cans, and marijuana. Burke admitted to selling hits of acid, but not making it, though officers noted a unique tattoo on his arm, which he disclosed was the “scientific formula for acid”, according to an affidavit.
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.
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.