The closing arguments in the preliminary hearing of Andre Delke were delivered on Saturday, in front of Judge Melissa Blackburn. MNPD Officer Andrew Delke is charged with the murder of Daniel Hambrick, after he shot him in the back and killed him. Judge Blackburn is set to rule if the case will move forward on Monday.
Metro Nashville has been quietly handling their response to the transgender shaming incident by multiple city employees in October. Along the way, they have shown some signs of progress. However, they also took 28 days to ask the victim’s name, and are considering a city-wide response that does nothing to address the behavior of the employees. Goodlettsville, however, addressed the incident with a passion, and moved forward with the support of their community.
One of MNPD’s new officers, sworn to ‘protect and serve’ spent dozens of hours during a recent overnight rotation, serving his personal interests, of posting to social media about how boring his MNPD job was, how he couldn’t stay awake, and finding women to snapchat him while he patrolled Midtown.
Due to a tip about an MNPD officer using ‘magic mushrooms’ to avoid failing drug tests, MNPD found a string of offenses, including videos of him growing & using the mushrooms, and his history of extreme racists texts send during his patrol shifts. The officer was allowed to resign without any criminal charges being pressed.
Nashville, are you OK with MNPD officers taking the time to report codes violations during their shifts?
‘tall grass in yard’?, ‘too many extension cords’?, ‘hoarding’? ‘selling candy and drinks without a permit’? ALL of those are actual complaints reported by MNPD to Codes.
Tonya Dawn Burgess, 38, will appear in Davidson County General Sessions Court on Tuesday to answer to her 11th charge for prostitution in Nashville. For her most recent arrest, a MNPD undercover detective solicited Burgess to engage in a “sexual act” for $27, and she agreed, according to the arrest affidavit. Of her numerous Nashville arrests, over 40 in total, perhaps her most notable was perhaps in 2014 when the arresting officer put her in the back of his police cruiser, started the drive to booking, and mid-way there, Tonya…
Recently, Metro Nashville Police (MNPD) Officer Josh Hausman was injured on the job, when a suspect stabbed him in his left hand – and after some stitches at the hospital was at home recovering within a few hours of the incident. He had surgery yesterday to repair some ligaments in the hand, but is expected have a full recovery. While we wish officer Hausman the best in his recovery, we want to take a deeper look at donations and gifts in situations like these. Why would the be acceptable in…