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.
32-year-old Patrick Grimes was charged with DUI Monday night after he was found overdosed in a vehicle in the middle of two lanes of traffic. Nashville Fire used Narcan to reverse the effects of the drugs.
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.
Reginald Womack, 32, of Old Hickory, arrested as distributor of Fentanyl-laced heroin in multi-agency investigation.
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…
Nashville woman found unconscious on top of overdosing man, while 2 infants under six months old left within 5 feet of pool’s edge at Stewarts Ferry Apartments.
While free on pre-trial release for a DUI from last week, Nashville Man overdoses behind the wheel, gets another DUI, is released on pre-trial release again.
Schuller claimed the nearly half-pound of methampthetampine, and stated he “gives it to his friends”, and also sells it for around $15 a gram
Christopher Ernest Woods & Sandra Lee Phillips were visiting a friend on the 8th floor of Vanderbilt Medical Center this week, when on Wednesday May 9th, staff found them in the room of the patient they were visiting, unresponsive and both showing signs of an apparent overdose. Nurses and doctors immediately began treatment, and then contacted police to report the incident at 7:40 AM. While treating the male, Christopher Woods, 2 prescription bottles were found in his pockets, and turned over to police. It was immediately noticed that the pills…
If you thought your Monday was bad this week, here’s a line from a charging affidavit for Kristi Lea Smith, from the DCSO (Davidson County Sheriff’s Office): “UPON A SEARCH IN DCSO CUSTODY, DAVIDSON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPUTIES LOCATED A SYRINGE IN THE DEFENDANT’S VAGINA.” Kristi Lea Smith was initially arrested on drug paraphernalia charges on Monday, after she was found to have been in a vehicle with someone that had overdosed, who medics eventually found slumped over the steering wheel in the vehicle. Witnesses place her in the vehicle, and…