Metro Nashville Police say first responders found 32-year-old Gerik Pennock passed out in the driver’s seat of his vehicle at 200 James Robertson Parkway in downtown Nashville Monday night. Nashville Fire had had him loaded into their unit for evaluation when officers arrived and found an open container of alcohol in the black Jetta, which was registered to Pennock. There was only about 1/4th of the bottle remaining. Pennock admitted to drinking prior to driving but would not state how much he had consumed. He has a prior DUI conviction in Michigan.
Metro Nashville Police working the downtown Nashville Entertainment District Initiative (EDI) say 44-year-old Emery Thompson was fighting another man near 5th & Broadway just before midnight Friday night. The fight seemingly ended as officers approached the two involved parties. As the other man was not looking, Thompson suddenly sucker-punched him after the fight was finished by all accepted man-code standards. Officers understood their assignment and took the tourist into custody.
Metro Nashville Police Officers working the Entertainment District Initiative over the weekend located 31-year-old Todd Kozak on 3rd Ave S, where he appeared to be heavily intoxicated and unable to care for himself. He reportedly had bloodshot and watery eyes, and his speech was slurred and incoherent. Officers took him into custody and charged him with public intoxication.
27-year-old Corey Ann Cook was jailed in downtown Nashville over the weekend after Metro Nashville Police Officer Wallace Seay says she was “in a public place with the intent to cause a public annoyance”, according to an arrest warrant.
57-year-old Chester Darren Campbell is being held on a $25,000 bond after being jailed this week on an outstanding felony theft warrant from 2018. His ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Brown, says she noticed several pieces of jewelry had gone missing from her bedroom. She stated her ex-boyfriend, Campbell, had been staying with her for several months since the breakup, and they had an on-and-off-again relationship. She also states he had stolen from her in the past. With him being the only other person with access to her bedroom, an investigation was launched, and it was discovered Campbell had pawned several pieces of the victim’s jewelry at pawn shops throughout both Tennessee and Kentucky, all while using his own photo ID. The value of the stolen jewelry is over $10,000.
46-year-old Sean Nesbitt was spotted by Marissa Fernandez driving a large white van and swerving between lanes shortly before he struck the right-hand barrier five times and eventually crashed on I-440 underneath the Nolensville Road overpass. Fernandez rand to assist him after the crash and found him behind the wheel and unresponsive. Medics arrived moments later and administered NARCAN, which brought Nesbitt back to reality. Inside the vehicle, there was also an open beer can with condensation on it. Nesbitt later admitted to stopping at a gas station prior to the crash, where he snorted cocaine and bought and drank some of a beer.
Officers working the Entertainment District Initiative in downtown Nashville just before 2 a.m. Saturday observed 23-year-old Mikianna Burns engaging in a fight with Unique Chambers. She was taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct.
Metro Nashville Police say they encountered 21-year-old Unique Chambers near 4th & Broadway in downtown Nashville, fighting Mikianna Burns just before 2 a.m. Saturday. Chambers had to be forcibly detained. and was extremely uncooperative and combative with police throughout their interactions. She reportedly attacked one officer as he came up to stop the fight; however, she says she wasn’t aware he was an officer coming up behind her at the time.
Officers working the EDI (Entertainment District Initiative) in downtown Nashville Friday observed 32-year-old Dustin Christopher Slade in a fight with another person at 5th & Broadway. While the other party didn’t wish to prosecute for the assault, officers determined Slade was too intoxicated to care for himself and attempted to place him into custody for public intoxication. Initially, Slade ran from the scene; however, officers were able to catch up with him a short distance away.
Security at Honky Tonk Central on Broadway in downtown Nashville escorted 37-year-old Michael Riedel out of the venue for being disorderly, and he continued to attempt to come back inside. As he was being removed a subsequent time, he reportedly punched one of the bouncers. Metro Nashville Police arrived to assist and observed Riedel swaying on his feet and obviously overly intoxicated to the point he was unable to spell his own name. He was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.