25-year-old Braxton Mckissack was booked this week on two citations stemming from a December traffic stop in Goodlettsville. Officers say that during the traffic stop, they allegedly established probable cause to search his 2015 Chevy Malibu. Petty Police Officer William Campbell discovered 1 ounce of marijuana in a backpack behind the driver’s seat, along with a digital scale.
Police say 18-year-old Mikel Klean and a 16-year-old were inside a black Chrysler Sebring smoking marijuana in East Nashville when shots were fired from their vehicle, causing neighbors to call 911. Officers located the vehicle, after it initially fled from them, at a nearby residence, and as they knocked on the door, both teens fled from the rear of the home. Both quickly surrendered and were taken into custody. 10 grams of marijuana was located in the vehicle during a search.
23-year-old Nashville musician Brendan Stevens was charged with possessing 2 grams of marijuana in downtown Nashville after Field Training Officer Trevor Taylor observed him driving a white Chevy Cruz without headlines at 11:18 p.m. on Black Friday. During the traffic stop, the officer says he smelled marijuana, and when asked, Brendan stated he had “around 2 grams” in the vehicle. A search of the vehicle discovered a sandwich bag with 15.4 grams of marijuana inside. Stevens was issued a state citation and was booked on the charge this week.
45-year-old Michael Powers told police he used heroin prior to crashing his Hyundai Elantra in North Nashville on January 6. Witnesses say he was driving recklessly and hit two other vehicles before hitting a red truck and flipping his vehicle, eventually stopping while facing south in the northbound lanes of Clarksville Pike. He was speaking incoherently and had constricted pupils, and nodded off while speaking to the police. Heroin and a snort straw were located inside the vehicle.
After 34-year-old Justin William Record crashed his vehicle on Charlotte Pike at 2 a.m. Wednesday, and overturned his car into a small group of trees, he told police he had been rear-ended by another car that caused him to flip his vehicle. His girlfriend, who was traveling in a vehicle behind him, states Justing “just went off the road.” He admitted to consuming two shots and two to three beers at Copa Cabana Bar & Grill, a bar directly across the street, just before driving. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and, once at booking, was found to have two small baggies with traces amounts of a white powdery substance. Deputies also located a twenty dollar bill with the same white powdery substance.
48-year-old Jason Raymond Oxford was sitting at a traffic light at a Rivergate intersection and nodded off while parked in the lane. The car behind him was a Goodlettsville Police Officer, who pulled alongside Oxford to check on him after he sat through two light cycles. He observed Oxford slumped over the wheel asleep. Another officer arrived, and they blocked the vehicle from the front and back and then woke Oxford. He stated he had “two beers” at the Nashville Predators Hockey game, and officers confirmed he reeked of alcohol. On the floorboard, officers also located a pill bottle with marijuana inside. Oxford is the Director of Corporate Development for the Nashville Predators.
20-year-old Troinesha Henderson says her boyfriend, Nashville rapper Famous Kass (aka Jaylin Patton), brought another girl to their home late Thursday night and told Troinesha she needed to leave. She stayed downstairs after Jaylin went upstairs with the unnamed female. Troinesha was packing her belongings the following morning when she began arguing with Jaylin as he came downstairs to get food. She says she was holding a machete “for self-defense” purposes and began swinging it at Jaylin, leaving some cuts and scratches on him. Jaylin took the blade from her and stored it atop the kitchen cabinets, and placed her outside of the front door, along with all of her belongings, before locking the door. Troinesha called 911, but was also determined to be the primary aggressor and was taken to jail.
31-year-old Anthony Chappell was arrested this past Sunday morning by petty Metro Nashville Police Officer Cory Fetner after staff at the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Nashville reported he was smoking marijuana on the 27th floor of the hotel. Police were flagged down by staff after Chappell refused to leave. Chappell, who has no priors in Nashville, was taken into physical custody and charged with criminal trespass and possession of one-half gram of marijuana.
Police say 60-year-old Lisa Choate crashed her Hyundai Elentra into two parked vehicles before flipping it entirely upside down in the middle of Morrow Road on December 4th. She was unable to explain how the crash occurred but did admit to drinking two 100 ml 99-proof Long Island Tea bottles and smoking marijuana prior to driving. Officer located multiple empty bottles inside her purse and outside the car. During a search, officers also located marijuana inside three plastic bags, a plastic container, and in a metal pipe. Choate would later blow a 0.159% BAC on a breathalyzer.
22-year-old Xavier Rolle was issued a state citation for cocaine possession and carrying a prohibited weapon after police conducted a traffic stop on his vehicle in late October when they observed expired plates on his vehicle, which was traveling at a high rate of speed. During the traffic stop, Rolle advised officers he had a gun in the vehicle, that it belonged to him, and it was under the back seat passenger’s legs. Officers retrieved the gun, which was a short-barrel shotgun — a prohibited weapon in Tennessee. During a pat down search, a grinder was discovered, which had multiple small baggies of white powder inside that tested positive for cocaine. Rolle was booked on the citations this week and has retained Bobby Ballinger as counsel.