27-year-old Quenton Paul McSparren was jailed this weekend and now the felony charge of filing a false report after admitting to pulling a fire alarm in the middle of Play Dance Bar just before 1 a.m. Sunday, sending the crowded gay nightclub into a frenzy. McSparren says he was trying to signal for his friend to come back to the dance floor.
23-year-old Bricen Bunt told police he had just left Play Dance Bar, where he had drank a tequila shot, a Long Island Tea, and a vodka/Redbull, when he crashed his car into another vehicle on I-24 while driving to Murfreesboro in the early hours of Saturday morning. After performing poorly on field sobriety tests, Bunt blew a 0.134 % BAC on a breathalyzer. He is free on pre-trial release.
While responding to a different call, officers discovered 21-year-old Kayla Knox stepping out of her wrecked vehicle in the median of I-40. She told officers she had just left Play Dance Bar where she drank shots and was trying to get home to Clarksville. She refused to remove her heels and performed field sobriety tests wearing them. She was charged with DUI.
Metro Nashville Police say 22-year-old Walter Bryce Harrill got into an argument with another patron at Play Dance Bar on Church Street, and when security attempted to break up the altercation, he punched the employee in the face, leaving an injury and breaking his $655 prescription eyeglasses. Harrill was detained until police arrived, and was heavily intoxicated. He is charged with public intoxication, vandalism, and assault Harrill is free on pre-trial release.
35-year-old Stephen L. Gill is charged with the domestic assault of his ex-boyfriend, who is also a roommate, after police say his current boyfriend locked the ex-boyfriend out of the house, and when Gill went to unlock the door, he smacked the ex-boyfriend in the face and kicked him in the stomach.
23-year-old Zachary J. Minton is charged with public intoxication, vandalism, and resisting arrest, after Metro Police say he was at Play Dance Bar when he vandalized a stranger’s car, pushing officers who were attempting to arrest him, and eventually attempted to kick the window out of the patrol car several times once inside.
25-year-old Tyler Anderson is charged with public intoxication and vandalism after police say he lost his shirt and scaled a fence at Play Dance Bar. When he reached the roof of the club, he jumped onto the pavement below, and took his drunken rage out on at least 5 vehicles, knocking off mirrors and vandalizing them.
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.
Can you imagine the amount of intoxication it requires to be removed from the city’s most prominent LGBT dance club on Pride weekend?
We got a tip last week about Brady Morris, who is a Nashville ‘Urban Farmer’ (and we use this term ever so loosely), Nashville OUT Central Board of Directors Member, and friend of Metro Councilman Brett Withers. It appeared to be some anger issues – essentially he got pissed and killed one of his Roosters and ate it out of spite – not because he was hungry or needed the food or any legitimate reason, but because he got mad at the Rooster and wanted to show it who was…