DUI: Jovani Gonzalez blows .262% BAC after being found passed out drunk in his car

28-year-old Jovani Gonzalez was found sleeping in his car at the Chase Bank parking lot late on April 28th. When officers arrived, they found Gonzalez asleep in his vehicle with the keys in the ignition and the vehicle in drive. Officers could not wake him even after numerous attempts, so paramedics were contacted. A paramedic was able to put the car in park and wake Gonzalez with a sternum rub. Officers then made contact with Gonzalez and noticed a strong smell of alcohol coming from his person. While speaking to Gonzalez, officers saw a closed 750ml bottle of 1800 Tequila on the passenger side floor, along with another empty beer bottle. According to officers, about 15 empty beer bottles were in the truck bed. When asked how much alcohol he had consumed, Gonzalez stated, “Three to four beers,” leading to the request for some field sobriety tests. Gonzalez consented to the sobriety tests but ended up performing poorly. Gonzalez performed a breathalyzer test with the final result being a .262% BAC. Gonzalez was asked for his driver’s license but told officers that he didn’t have one or any other form of identification. Jovani Gonzalez was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence, driving without a driver’s license, and possessing an open alcohol container.

DUI: Matias Choc-Botzoc blows 0.180% BAC after fleeing police in his Toyota Corolla

32-year-old Matias Choc-Botzoc drank while swerving in his Toyota Corolla on Old Hickory Boulevard late April 24th. Officers observed this and activated their emergency equipment to initiate a traffic stop near Gallatin Pike South. However, Choc-Botzoc refused to comply and sped off onto Dupont Avenue until he got to his residence. Officers approached the driver’s side and noticed he reeked of alcohol. During their interaction, officers asked if Choc-Botzoc saw their sirens, to which he replied yes and admitted to consuming four beers. They then had him perform sobriety tests, where he showed multiple signs of impairment. After this, officers discovered that Choc-Botzoc did not have a valid driver’s license. After being read implied consent, he agreed to provide a breath sample, resulting in 0.180% BAC. Choc-Botzoc was taken into custody for driving under the influence, not having a valid driver’s license and evading arrest.

DUI: Samuel Nissen drinks one craft beer before crashing car on I-24 East

29-year-old Samuel Allen Nissen was involved in a two-car accident on I-24 East near exit 54 on March 24th. When detectives arrived, they spoke with Nissen and discovered he was the driver. He told them that he did not have a valid driver’s license. While Nissen was speaking, officers noticed that he showed multiple signs of impairment and asked him to take sobriety tests. Nissen consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. After explaining implied consent, Nissen agreed to provide a breath sample, resulting in 0.026 BAC%. He was Mirandized and then admitted to drinking one craft beer but could not remember what size, brand, or how strong it was. Nissen was taken into custody for driving without a valid license and driving under the influence.

Schlai Davis punches Taco Bell employee during argument in drive-thru

20-year-old Schlai Lynrie Davis had an altercation with Cameron Hurt, a Taco Bell employee at the Old Hickory Boulevard location, at the drive-thru window in the early hours of March 14th. When officers arrived, they spoke with Hurt, who advised that he and Davis had a dispute over an order. Davis reached through the window and grabbed the food bag during the argument. Hurt attempted to stop Davis as she grabbed the food, so she responded by punching him in the face. After the investigation, a warrant was issued for Davis’ arrest. Later, on March 27th, Davis was seen speeding down I-40. Officers conducted speed enforcement when they observed her going 90 mph in a 55-mph zone and initiated a traffic stop. During questioning, it was discovered that Davis did not have a valid driver’s license. Davis was taken into custody for driving without a valid license and assault on March 27th.

DUI: Marco Castro-Imperial crashes into wood line near I-24 East after drinking 7 Michelob Ultras

27-year-old Marco Antonio Castro Imperial drove his blue 2003 Mini Cooper off the roadway, crashing into the wood line near I-24 East at mile marker 38.6 in the early hours of March 23rd. Officers were on a traffic stop when this occurred right behind their patrol car, so they approached and spoke with Castro-Imperial, who was visibly intoxicated. Then, officers noticed seven empty Michelob Ultras on the passenger side floorboard and asked him to exit the vehicle for sobriety tests. Castro-Imperial consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. Officers also found a bag of marijuana and discovered that Castro-Imperial did not have a valid driver’s license. He was detained and refused to provide a chemical sample after being informed of implied consent. So, officers obtained a search warrant and transported Castro-Imperial to Saint Thomas Mid-Town for a blood draw. Castro-Imperial was then taken into custody for driving under the influence, driving without a valid license, and simple possession.

DUI: David Robles blows .127% BAC after crashing into parked car

23-year-old David Robles was booked on March 17th for causing an accident on Edmondson Pike. An off-duty officer witnessed Robles crash into a parked car that was beside him. The witness stated that he saw multiple open beer cans in Robles’ vehicle. Officials could smell alcohol coming from Robles breath as he spoke and asked him to consent to sobriety tests, which he performed poorly, and he was taken into custody. Robles later blew a .127% BAC on a breathalyzer at booking.

Eduardo Garcia Fuenes booked after passing school bus in Nissan Titan

26-year-old Eduardo Garcia Fuenes failed to stop for a school bus with activated warning lights picking children up on Old Hickory Boulevard in the early hours of February 1st. Officers observed this and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. Fuenes told officers he did not have a driver’s license and provided his Guatemalan Passport. Fuenes admitted to seeing the bus but did not want to stop because he thought the traffic would hit his Nissan Titan. A licensed driver came to get the truck, and Fuenes was cited for the incident. He was booked on the citation for not having a driver’s license and passing a stopped school bus on February 26th.

Leondrea Bailey jailed after doing donuts in parking lot during illegal street racing event

26-year-old Leondrea Bailey was jailed on February 25th when police helicopters observed her participating in an illegal street racer event. Police observed a red Dodge Charger with black racing stripes doing donuts in the Murfreesboro Pike and Bell Road intersection parking lot. Bailey did so while being surrounded by a large crowd of people, putting them at risk of getting hit by her vehicle. When Bailey saw the police, she fled the scene, driving recklessly while speeding until she was finally stopped. After running her information through the system, it was discovered Bailey didn’t have a valid driver’s license. Bailey was taken into custody for rioting, reckless endangerment, and driving without a license on February 25th.

Cheyenne Smith caught driving stolen U-Haul truck

20-year-old Cheyenne Smith was jailed on February 17th for driving a stolen U-Haul truck. While police patrolled the Marathon gas station on Trinity Lane, they ran the plates of a U-Haul truck, which came back stolen. Officers then watched as Cheyenne entered the driver’s seat of the U-Haul. After a traffic stop, it was discovered that Cheyenne didn’t have a valid driver’s license and was not responsible for renting the vehicle. Officers attempted to locate the individual who rented the vehicle but were unsuccessful. Cheyenne was taken into custody for theft and driving without a license.

Raquel Harden caught driving stolen Toyota Camry near Marathon Gas Station

31-year-old Raquel Harden was jailed on February 16th after police observed her driving a stolen Toyota Camry near the Marathon Gas Station on Trinity Lane. When officers ran the plates, they learned the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Memphis, TN, by Catherine Reese. Officers observed as the vehicle traveled to the apartments on Whites Creek Pike, where they conducted a takedown. Via a search using Harden’s TN ID, officers learned that Harden had an active felony warrant in Davidson County. Officers also learned Harden also did not have a valid driver’s license. Harden was taken into custody for theft of property, vehicle theft, and driving without a license on February 16th.