38-year-old Jeremy Morphis told police he consumed “two beers” before crashing his vehicle Sunday night with a passenger, Heather Knalls, inside. Witnesses say he was weaving and suddenly swerved to the left, crashing into the woods. Morphis was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Knalls, however, suffered a dislocated and fractured hip from the crash. He is charged with DUI and felony vehicular assault. In August, Judge Jennifer Smith gave Morphis a deferred judgment with no conviction for placing a hidden camera in the bathroom of his home to record an underage relative for sexual gratification.
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DUI: Lucas Levingston flees from police in Fiat 500
42-year-old Lucas Levingston fled from police after tearing through a blocked section of Donelson Pike this week at a high rate of speed. Officers say Levingston was driving a green Fiat 500 and ignored a line of police cars with flashing lights and emergency equipment activated while protecting an active accident scene. He locked all four wheels and slid to a stop just feet from an Airport Police patrol unit. He then drove away from the scene, and the officers initially lost him. A short time later, Levingston drove back to the same intersection and was stopped by police. He refused to answer any questions and declined all tests. Officers say he reeked of alcohol, was uneasy on his feet, and was obviously intoxicated. He is charged with DUI, evading arrest in a motor vehicle, and violation of the implied consent law.
Bryan Bosworth-Smith passes out in drive-thru for 25 minutes with handgun after smoking questionable marijuana
Police found 20-year-old Bryan Bosworth-Smith passed out in the driver’s seat of his vehicle at a McDonald’s drive-thru with a pistol in his right hand and his car in drive on Saturday. Officers attempted to immobilize the vehicle using their patrol cars and used a loudspeaker, lights, sirens, for over 25 minutes while knocking on his window until he finally woke up in a state of shock and panic – taking his foot off the brake and continuing to hold his weapon. Once they broke out the glass of his rear window he dropped the weapon and complied. He stated he had smoked marijuana which he had bought via a phone app prior to driving.
DUI: Man has 5 drinks at downtown bar before crashing car on way home — Bohlt Hamrick 0.166 BAC
23-year-old Bohlt Hamrick told police he had around 5 drinks at a #DowntownNashville bar Wednesday night, a mix of both beer and liquor, before he began the drive home. Police and medics would find him extremely intoxicated in a crashed car on Riverbank Drive, where a home security camera captured him speeding down Stone Hall Blvd, striking a curb, and coming to rest in the intersection. He told police he “was just driving home” in the neighborhood, however, he lives in a neighborhood approximately 8 miles away. After field sobriety tests, Hamrick submitted to a breathalyzer, where he blew a 0.166 BAC – over double the legal limit. He was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail, charged with DUI / driving under the influence. He is free on pre-trial release.
Mother jailed after deleting texts between her son and the woman he’s charged with murdering
NEW: Robert Johnson, the man who is charged with murdering his girlfriend, Pamela Paz, and trying to sell a car with her dead body in the back seat, exchanged text messages with the murder victim from his mother’s phone on the day she died. His mother, 67-year-old Naomi D. Wolf has now admitted to deleting those text messages. She was jailed Thursday, charged with tampering with evidence.
Old Hickory sports coach charged with photographing minor in shower of his home
36-year-old Jeremy Morphis is held in a Nashville jail on a $75,000 bond after a Grand Jury indicted him for illegal photography of a minor. He is alleged to have set up a camera in the bathroom of his home and photographed an underage relative while they were showering. The indictment says the photo was taken for the purpose of sexual arousal or gratification. Morphis was a beloved coach of children’s sports in Nashville / Old Hickory, including DuPont-Hadley middle school, and at one point he was a guard at RiverBend Prison.
Registered sex offender violates his mandate to stay away from children twice
34-year-old David Hamman was charged with two counts of sex offender residential/victim violation for spending the night in a house with a minor present and being within 1,000 feet of a park.
Old Hickory man shoves girlfriend while she holds their infant child
41-year-old Tommy Dees was charged with domestic assault after he pushed his girlfriend during an argument while she was holding her infant son, per report.
Nashville woman found a year after embezzling over $3,800 from Wash Me Express
30-year-old Christine Humes was charged with theft of property when Wash Me Express provided security footage to police that revealed her hiding cash after she removed it from a drive-up kiosk.
Nashville man charged for assault with a deadly weapon after two separate incidents
29-year-old Antonio Boykin was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon stemming from two separate incidents at two different locations, both involving a sharp object.