27-year-old Sydney Kendall was at Play Dance Bar on Church Street in the early hours of Saturday morning when she left the club, got into her vehicle, and began to throw liquor bottles from her car toward other vehicles in the parking lot. Security altered MNPD, who approached Kendall, causing her to put the car in reverse in an attempt to flee. She eventually stopped the vehicle, exited, and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Though initially agreeing to take a breathalyzer, once she was at booking she refused to comply with any testing. As she returned from the breathalyzer room, Kendall became irate and shoved officers. She dropped to the floor, kicked one officer in the groin, and pulled on their gear as she was being held against the wall.
38-year-old Jennifer Powell had a dispute at Play Dance Bar on Church Street about a wallet, which caused security to get involved early Friday morning. Security staff stated that after a wallet went missing, Jennifer was confronted and gave the wallet back to the unknown individual, who then left. When they told Jennifer and her party to leave the venue, Jennifer began fighting security. They stated they did not wish to prosecute but wanted Jennifer off the property. Police gave her the opportunity to leave with her friends, but she refused to take it. Also, she had no phone or wallet to get a hotel or a ride. Due to her signs of visible intoxication, police placed her in custody for public intoxication and transported her to booking.
22-year-old Tyler Goodrum became disruptive at Play Dance Bar late Sunday night, causing security to escort him from the building. He reportedly became aggressive with bouncers at the bar, and Metro Nashville Police responded to the scene. He stated he had been drinking Vodka and said he would just sleep in his car when asked if he had a safe way home. Visibly intoxicated, and unable to care for himself, Goodrum was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.
50-year-old Angel Allphin-Rodriguez was jailed on May 20th after causing an accident on I-40 W while drunk. Angel told police that he and his passenger were coming from Play Bar in Midtown, and he had four mixed drinks. He was unsteady on his feet, reeked of alcohol, and had glossy eyes. He performed poorly on sobriety tests and was taken into custody.
19-year-old Brandin Veloz says he drank three shots of rum and vodka mixed at Play Dance Bar before crashing his car in West Nashville in the early hours of Saturday morning. Officers say he reeked of alcohol and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. He would later blow a 0.129% BAC on a breathalyzer.
24-year-old Jeffrey Brayden Thrasher crashed his black Jeep Cherokee into a rock retaining wall on Gallatin Pike just before 5 a.m. Saturday and drove for a short distance before his vehicle became disabled in the roadway. Officers arrived to find damage to the front end of his vehicle, as well as a destroyed front right tire, leaving only the rim. Thrasher stated he had consumed alcohol throughout the night at Play Dance Bar on Church Street in Nashville, and he was “just trying to get home.” A search incident to arrest also revealed a metal flask containing alcohol.
Clarksville’s most prominent problematic party boy, BRAY2K, or as the judge calls him, Brayden Collins, was at Play Dance Bar this weekend when he says he was beaten by a bouncer, some of which was captured on video. The 19-year-old was with friends at the 18+ dance club, and the club even featured him on their social media and website photos from the evening. At some point, he was escorted out of the club after someone said he intentionally bumped into them. Brayden says he asked to apologize to the person but was escorted out instead. Once he was on the sidewalk, a video shows him being beaten as a member of the security staff holds him down.
21-year-old Ja’Korey Hunter was at Play Dance Bar at 2 a.m. Saturday when police say he sexually assaulted Brittanee Anderson. According to witnesses and video of the incident, Hunter walked up behind the victim, who was dancing with her friend, Kolton Dixon. He then reportedly put his arms around her waist and then placed his hand up her dress, touching her genital area and fondling her. She immediately confronts Hunter and punches him in the face. Kolton Dixon then threw Hunter to the ground. Security responded and detained Hunter until police arrived. Our partners at Clarksville Today previously covered Hunter’s DUI in October.
35-year-old Bryan Wingate was kicked out of Nashville’s largest gay nightclub, Play Dance Bar, in the early hours of Sunday morning. He was advised to leave and not return, but he remained on the property. Metro Nashville Police arrived to find Wingate unable to walk and with slurred speech. He told officers, “I can’t go back home to her,” then cursed at the officers, calling them “bitch, and “fucker.” He was yelling and screaming and attempting to fight bar staff. He was transported to booking. It is not known if he went back to ‘her’ after being released from jail.
22-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Connor James Liebergen was kicked out of Play Dance Bar on Church Street in Nashville in the early hours of Sunday morning. Security advised that after they escorted him outside of Nashville’s largest gay dance bar, Liebergen attempted to run back inside and began swinging at members of the security staff. He was detained in cuffs until Metro Nashville Police arrived and transported him to booking.