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.
Kevin Caperton, a retired MNPD Officer is charged with evading arrest, assault of an officer, resisting arrest, and domestic violence – after he attempted to grab an officer’s taser and refused all commands during his arrest on Wednesday for ‘stomping’ his child in the stomach, after knocking her to the ground.
Zahnaee Chaney, 21, was not going down without a fight. When officers realized she had five outstanding warrants, she fled. It took 3 officers to restrain and cuff her once they caught up, and she still managed to assault one with her feet.
MNPD Officers found 35-year-old Matthew Johnson passed out across both front seats of his running vehicle, parked at a local elementary school. Johnson told officers “I’m fucking hammered”.
He was charged with DUI, Implied Consent, disorderly conduct, open container, assault of a police officer and resisting arrest. He is now free on pre-trial release.
This weekend, 25-year-old Matthew Homonnay took his girlfriend of four weeks on a date to a ‘Drink-N-Draw’ type event, which consists of a 2-3 hour drawing session of a nude model, and free alcohol. The night would end with Homonnay escaping his cuffs in the back of a patrol car, and nearly escaping police completely, while being charged with 2 felonies and 2 misdemeanors, after he went berserk.