Man forces ex-lover to snort heroin off knife; threatens to kill her if she blows it away again

56-year-old Jack Curtis was charged with aggravated assault for an October incident involving an injury to his roommate, Betty O’Kelley. Curtis’ charges come in lieu of causing anal sepsis on O’Kelley as well as forcing her to overdose on heroin, per report.

Hermitage musician overdoses behind the wheel, crashes on I-40 East

45-year-old musician Shannon McClung was charged with driving under the influence and unlawful possession of a controlled substance after he crashed his vehicle on Interstate 40 and it was later revealed that he overdosed on narcotics while behind the wheel.

Couple overdoses in Mapco as son waits in the car

53-year-old Sharyn Wells and 29-year-old Mark Yurt were charged with child neglect and unlawful possession of a controlled substance after the couple overdosed in Mapco while their 13-year-old son was waiting in the car.

2 adults overdosed on Heroin in hospital parking lot, 2 children in car

When officers arrived to Summit Hospital after midnight Thursday night, they found a vehicle running, with the rear doors open, no heat on, with two adults passed out in the front seat, one with a syringe inserted into his arm, the other with an uncapped syringe beside her on the console. In the back seat were two small children, ages 9 and 7, crying and shivering while the 30-something degree wind blew through the open rear doors.

Narcan used for inmate overdoses every 12 days on average inside Nashville jails

A medical incident earlier in November prompted some questions about how frequently overdoses are happening in Nashville’s jails. So far in 2018, medical staff have responded to, and used Narcan in, a total of 29 cases within Davidson County Jails – once every 12 days, on average. On what was an otherwise normal Friday morning at 7 A.M. in the D1 housing unit inside a Nashville jail, which houses 61 inmates in an open barracks style unit, there was a sudden medical emergency with an inmate. 32-year-old James Livingston, who…