Grand Jury indicts Canvas bartender Joey Newkirk on new felony charges

One year after the initial incident, the Davidson County Grand Jury has returned an indictment charging Joseph Newkirk with two counts of felony aggravated assault. He is accused of continuing to beat a local realtor, even after rendering him unconscious, and knocking a female friend unconscious, leaving her in the water at the lake.

Joey Newkirk Arrested for Assault on Female Friend. Man Beaten While Unconscious.

Joey Newkirk, 39, arrested and charged with assault, after an incident that included the beating a local realtor after he was unconscious on the ground, and participating in the beating of a female friend, leaving her unconscious in the water. His brother, Nathaniel Clay Rice, who also participated in the above assaults, punched another friend/witness when he asked what happened, before the two casually walked away from the scene.

Memorial Day Weekend’s 3rd & 4th BUIs: Derek Wyatt & Tina Richards Arrested #OnABoat

The 3rd & 4th BUIs achievements on Percy Priest Lake were unlocked this weekend by Derek Wyatt & Tina Richards on Saturday night, just hours apart. Derek Wyatt Derek Wyatt was the 3rd, as officers were patrolling at 5:40 PM, when they observed a vessel leaving Elm Hill Marina’s no-wake zone with no registration displayed. Upon stopping the vessel and finding Mr. Wyatt to be the operation, a safety check was performed, and a strong odor of alcohol was coming from his person. He was slurring his speech, had blood-shot…

Percy Priest nets 2nd BUI Arrest for Memorial Day Weekend. Shane Mains Arrested #OnABoat

Barely 24 hours after the first BUI (Boating Under the Influence) arrest of Memorial Day weekend, we now have our second. Shane Allen Mains was arrested Saturday night on Percy Priest Lake after it was determined he had drank at least 6 alcoholic drinks, and was under the influence of  “a lot” of different medications, of which he couldn’t name. Per the incident report, while officers were patrolling Percy Priest Lake late Saturday evening, they noticed a vessel stop in the middle of the lake when he saw the patrol boat.…

Memorial Day 2018’s first BUI – Zach Cunningham Arrested #OnABoat

Many consider Memorial Day weekend the ‘unofficial’ start of summer, and it only took a few hours for the first Boating Under the Influence of the season to happen. Late Friday night, Zach Cunningham was arrested and charged with BUI & Implied Consent Violation, after he was found to be drunk while driving a boat on Percy Priest Lake, and tried to hide his alcohol from officers as they neared his boat. According to a report, late Friday night, while patrolling Percy Priest Lake, an officer noticed a vessel underway displaying…