22-year-old Thomas Benefield was cited for assault and public indecency on July 14th. Police arrived at Jason Aldean’s Bar after being flagged down by Ali Ahmed and the security at the venue. Ali Ahmed stated that he was operating his hot dog cart on the street below when a stank liquid from above splashed his face and body. He stated that when he looked up, he saw Thomas urinating from the rooftop bar with his member still in his hand. Security stated they also observed Thomas urinating and threw him out of the bar. Ali was able to identify Thomas. When police spoke to Thomas, he admitted to urinating but stated, “There is no way that it reached him.” Ali said that he wanted to press charges. Thomas was booked on the citation on August 21st.
21-year-old Selena Archer was jailed on April 4th after trying to break into someone’s home and completely undressing herself in the front yard before she left the property. Police responded to the complainant, who told them that a black female was pushing and pulling on her door, trying to get in, and that she rang the door about 20 times. Officers canvased the area and saw Archer walking towards them fully unclothed. They asked her what was happening, and she said, “Just take me to jail.” Officers arrested Archer for public indecency. When they asked for her name, she gave them several names and birthdays. She was mumbling and slurring her speech; officers believed she was under the influence of narcotics. Archer was arrested for several charges and transported to booking, where she ended up providing her social security number and was able to be identified.
31-year-old Antonio Rivera walked into Flores Super Deli on Largo Drive in South Nashville on March 18 and walked into the kitchen of the deli, where he pulled down his pants, sat in a chair, and began to masturbate vigorously. Metro Nashville Police arrived and noticed he had a crack pipe in his mouth, which they took and demanded he pull up his pants, finished or not. He continued to pleasure himself, at which point officers removed him from the chair and pulled his pants up for him. He was transported to booking and charged with public indecency and drug paraphernalia.
23-year-old Braidon Barbe was one of several men completely naked in the fountain at 1 Symphony Place in downtown Nashville early Sunday morning. He was without pants or undwear as Officer Groeneweg observed him exit the fountain and attempt to get dressed. He told officers, “I’m drunk!” and was taken into custody for public intoxication and public indecency.
Police say 24-year-old Andrei Gavaz unzipped his pants and whipped out his most prized possession at Kid Rock’s Bar on Valentine’s Day. He then thoroughly touched himself and then, using that same hand, smacked the face of a bouncer who had escorted him out of the venue due to his level of intoxication. He was attempting to re-enter the bar when the assault occurred. The bouncer, Shay Thomas, fell to the ground and suffered cuts to both elbows and his knuckle while attempting to detain Gavaz.
Police arrived to find Gavaz cuffed, and as they were placing him in the rear of a patrol car, he had to be hobble-restrained as he attempted to kick Officer Hill in the face, but no contact was made. He was still charged with assault of an officer, as Officer Hill stated he “felt as if he was about to be assaulted.” He then began to spit all over the rear of the patrol vehicle, resulting in an additional vandalism charge.
28-year-old Joseph Daniel Conley was charged with public indecency and criminal trespass in the early morning hours of December 26th. Police say Conley was found naked in a rooftop hot tub by the security staff of The Placemakr Premier SoBro apartment complex on Demonbreun St. Police asked him to leave the hot tub. Still, he continued to float naked while they awaited his departure from the water. After police threatened to forcibly remove him from the tub, Conley eventually exited the tub and got dressed for his ride to booking.
Metro Nashville Police working the Entertainment District Initiative in downtown Nashville say they observed 24-year-old Jacob Denton outside of Second Fiddle at 420 Broadway. Denton reportedly was having trouble maintaining his balance due to his level of drunkenness, but was able to unzip his pants and expose his own instrument while urinating on the sidewalk as many patrons of Second Fiddle took note of the performance. Denton was charged with public indecency and public intoxication.
24-year-old Rishan Chamdal, of Houston, TX, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Sunday night after airport police say he went into the backroom of the District News shop inside concourse D and urinated into a mop bucket. An employee caught him mid-stream, demanding he stop, and when he didn’t (or couldn’t) she called airport police. He resisted arrest and had to be taken to the ground, and caused a disturbance while being escorted out of the building.
27-year-old Montrerio Butler is charged with public indecency and criminal trespassing after exposing himself outside the windows of multiple Nashville businesses and pleasuring himself while waving at the women inside.
34-year-old Curtis Wonderly was charged with public indecency, resisting arrest, evading arrest, public intoxication, unattended vehicle, and open container violation after he whipped his privates out while being detained for an open bottle of vodka that was in his cupholder.