29-year-old Joseph Blakely is currently held in a Nashville jail in lieu of a $5,250 bond after being arrested at the DMV on Hart Lane late Monday afternoon, and then vandalizing the back of a patrol car.
It’s time for our weekly story of a citizen who gives Metro Police consent to search his home, person, and vehicles, without a warrant or any probable cause.
Meet 22-year-old Keonta Kewon Hamilton, who told police he had ‘no idea’ how cocaine, meth, heroin, ecstasy, oxycodone, hydrocodone marijuana, and $5K in cash got into his home, most found in his laundry hamper.
According to the Nashville Tree Taskforce, the donors of the beautiful cherry blossom trees on 1st Avenue at Riverfront Park downtown were notified Friday 21 of the trees would be removed in exchange for $10,000, due to a deal between Metro Nashville & the NFL, which is hosting the draft at the location in late April.
Local Nashville rapper ’25K Italy’ who uses the tagline ‘#ijustgotbook’ when he takes over Nashville restaurants and businesses, was booked into a Nashville jail on multiple outstanding warrants Thursday. Some of the charges allege assault, but we’ve obtained video of the incidents that appear to show a fuller version of events, where he was the one first assaulted.
Two Nashville men got into an altercation on a Friday, one of them reported it to the police. The next day, that man says the other man showed up to his house with 2 accomplices, forced his way inside, held a gun to him, and said “You never get the police involved..” & “We are going to clean you out..”, and they did just that.
Earlier this week, Cheatham County Sheriff Mike Breedlove published posts on social media about 21-year-old Dylan ‘Boogie’ Wilson, who he says is a ‘known heroin user and suspected dealer’, advising citizens and other agencies to be on the lookout for him, as he has outstanding felony warrants for his arrest. Late Wednesday, Dylan Wilson was taken into custody, but not before Misty Lepley tried to hide him underneath a bathroom sink.
Metro Police arrested 27-year-old Jasmine Steele early Tuesday morning on several outstanding warrants, including domestic assault and vandalism, after she showed up to her ex-boyfriend’s place of employment, beat him, and smashed his iPhone XS Max.
Devin Tyler Lamb, 28, is currently jailed in lieu of a $100,500 bond after he was found in the parking lot of America’s Best Value Inn with a firearm, and strips of LSD (acid).
Antonio Parham, 26, who was shot last Wednesday while approaching the front of O’Reilly Auto Parts carrying a shotgun, is now jailed on charges of aggravated assault and unlawful gun possession by a convicted felon. Artie Thomas, 29, who traveled with him and started the initial argument with the employee is WANTED.
All the things you’ve never thought to ask about MNPD’s Confidential Informants. How they’re groomed, what charges can be mitigated? Do they make money? How do they prove their information? What restrictions are there?