35-year-old Nashville Rapper & Franklin Realtor Houston Parks told Metro Nashville Police he smoked marijuana “minutes before driving,” according to an arrest warrant obtained by Scoop: Nashville overnight. He also confirmed the powder in his pocket was cocaine. Parks maintains an active real estate license with the state despite a 2006 DUI and drug possession charges, a 2007 charge for selling ‘woo’ (fake cocaine) and fleeing from police, a 2009 MNPD Undercover Information operation that caught him with a felony amount of cocaine, and yet another DUI charge in 2010. Warning: his Soundcloud link is in the story.
Mahagoney Elam says she was in the bedroom of her locked home on April 15th when she heard someone pull into the drive and her front door being kicked in. She immediately recognized the screaming voice as that of her ex-boyfriend, 26-year-old De’Anton Donnell Gipson, with a gun in his hand to his side. He reportedly brought her down onto the bed by her neck, screaming “Where are my clippers” and “Who else is in here?”. He removed his grip from her neck when her son entered the room, and began to search her residence, repeating the same questions. He then fled the scene and police arrived. A warrant was issued for his arrest.
31-year-old Zein Sheikh was out on a $75,000 bond for cocaine charges when he was arrested again this week, now additionally charged with felony aggravated assault/strangulation of his co-defendant in the cocaine case, Kally Dobak. He also had Kally arrested for assault the week prior to them both being indicted on the cocaine charges. In the new case against Sheikh, which was captured on building security cameras, he comes into the hallway in his underwear and pulls Dobak into their apartment, placing her into a choke-hold during an argument.
MNPD Officer James Thornton was driving downtown when he says he says he had to stop his patrol car and make an immediate arrest after he says he observed a 21-year-old tourist Mary Hatley hit her fiance in the face with an open hand. The victim, Shane Cole, had no injuries, did not make a complaint, did not want to press charges, and says the officer misunderstood what he believed he observed, and his fiance was simply “smacking flies from his face”. Hatley posted a $1,000 cash bond after the state-mandated 12-hour domestic violence hold.
New York Times best-selling author of the Dark Hunter series, Sherrilyn Kenyon was held in contempt of court in a Williamson County Courtroom Tuesday, and jailed on the charge
As seen on today’s episode of the East Nashville FB Group Live!, a local resident Tasha Thompson screams (bloody murder!, perhaps?) about finding a spent .40 caliber Smith & Wesson shell at the end of her driveway. Plot Twist: it appears to be near-ancient and has likely been in her yard for over a year! So what’s all this fuss really about? It turns out that Tasha Thompson was at the end of her driveway in East Nashville yesterday when the found (read: likely dug up, judging by the dirt…