Metro Nashville Police saved two women from a potentially dangerous situation last week, as they were in a vehicle they believed to be their Uber. The stranger driving them, Milian Tesfay, had picked them up on West End and had driven them out of the way of their destination, and was no Uber driver at all.
Arielle Pye, 25, was taken into custody on multiple charges Sunday, after police say she admitted to attempting to stab her boyfriend twice, and told police ‘i want him dead’. He called 911 when she refused to leave the home after an argument.
56-year-old Sharon Faison was jailed Wednesday afternoon, charged with DUI & resisting, after she was arrested in the parking lot of an East Nashville Kroger, where she drove up on a curb and told police she was going to buy wine.
30-year old Landon Pharris (whose parents were once arrested for hiring a full-on stripper named ‘Sassy’ at his 16th birthday party for he and his underage friends) was arrested on 6 felony probation violation warrants Monday afternoon while standing by a gas pump.
26-year-old John Thomas Couch told police that it was his vehicle wrecked in the street, but he was not in the vehicle when the crash occurred. Little did he know that a local bar had already called police with his description and license plate number, to report him as a drunk driver.
Tanesha Clay, who we covered last year when she kicked an MNPD Officer in the testicles twice, sending him to the hospital, has now assaulted another officer, biting his middle finger last night during an attempt to arrest her, and refusing to let go. NFD eventually offered to sedate her so she could be transported.
Lipscomb University’s assistant director of Athletic Operations, Alex Ross, was arrested at Tin Roof Bar in the early hours of Sunday morning, after police say 3 different women accused him of inappropriately touching them inside the bar.
The attacker has been identified as Marcelo Mendoza, 34, of Townes Court. Officers continue to search for him. Arrest warrants have been issued charging Mendoza with aggravated assault, assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and evading arrest.
Myleisha Bennett, 18, is currently held in lieu of a $13,500 bond, after police say she a punched store security guard in the face, then told police “I should have knocked his ass out.” She then attempted to sneak pepper spray into jail with her.
As soon as officers arrived, they heard Matthew Stevenson yelling “I ain’t fucking going anywhere!”, before throwing a punch at a security guard and falling down.