Vendors of Nashville’s homeless newspaper, The Contributor, are now accepting electronic payments through Venmo. If you choose to support a vendor while stopped in traffic, you can take the paper and pay when you have arrived safely to your destination.
News Channel 5 says an employee posted, then removed, Gay Pride logo because “it had not gone through our usual process of discussion and approval”.. & “was in no way meant to indicate a lack of support for the LGBTQ community, either from the station or the employee involved”
The Davidson County Grand Jury has indicted 58-year-old Washington Saltos on 2 counts of rape of a child, and 4 counts of aggravated sexual battery, involving 3 victims under the age of 13.
Kaleb Mayo is arrested and charged with harassment, after his girlfriend who he lived with for 5 days, kicked him out and says he sent her harassing messages via text, voice, and video.
Metro Police had to break up a fight Saturday night at Honky Tonk Central. 3 brawlers were arrested on multiple charges, and one punched a female officer in the head. Timothy Barbour, Christopher & Arisdelsy Ellenberger, all arrested.
Monica Hoffmeyer, from Cookeville, was found passed out in a downtown parking garage, and when medics took her to the hospital, she earned a disorderly conduct charge, in addition to public intoxication, after she caused a scene and tried to flee on foot.
Metro Police have charged 3 men with robbing a man at the Greyhound station downtown. Police say one of them had a gun as they assaulted a man, taking $150 and a cell phone. They are each held on a $75,000 bond, charged with aggravated robbery with a weapon.
Lydia A Hubbell, a candidate for Metro Council in Nashville says “Being ‘Gay’ is nothing to be proud of, but she’s “not opposed to them having their little festival”, and admits “now I have to look up ‘Stonewall Riot’”. In any other election season, a candidate with very little community support would not have garnered the attention of the community, but the council seat vacancy created by Jason Potts in Metro’s District 30 doesn’t have a clear front-runner, and with four contenders a run-off is very possible in 2019. Candidate…
Metro Police knocked on the door of 30-year-old Drew Pate for a #KnockAndTalk (where they don’t have probable cause, but attempt to get consent to search anyway). Pate consented to a search and even told officers where his marijuana was located.
Metro Police say 18-year-old Estifanos Kumssa is responsible for two armed carjackings Thursday, and is now in the Metro Jail after officers spotted the stolen Jeep Liberty he was in and spiked the tires near the intersection of Murfreesboro Pike & Bell Road.