Drunken tourist tells MNPD ‘just take me to jail’; they oblige

21-year-old Alahna Leonardo was taking a mini-vacation to the Opryland Hotel this weekend, when police say she got so intoxicated she was unsteady and slurring her speech. She called Metro Police to report a stolen wallet but decided to just walk around the hotel when they arrived and then told them ‘Just take me to jail!’ They did.

17-year-old with ankle monitor charged in crime spree against rideshare drivers, incl attempted murder

17-year-old Reginald Williams, Jr., who was wearing an ankle monitor at the time of his arrest, is charged in a crime spree against multiple rideshare drivers, to include the sexual assault of one and the attempted murder of another.

Too drunk to Uber? Another Nashville Tourist.

MNPD Officer David Crisman was stopped by an Uber driver at 14th Ave S. & Demonbreun. The driver stated he had a passenger that was intoxicated to the point he wasn’t sure what to do with her. The passenger, identified as Jolene McKillop, was unsure about her destination, and kept changing her mind during the ride, not knowing where she really needed or wanted to go. Let without a specific destination, the Uber driver sought assistance.

Nashville Police save 2 women from intoxicated ‘fake’ Uber driver mid-trip

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.

Man Arrested for Assaulting Nashville Uber Driver & Damaging Car

It was a wild and crazy Sunday morning for one Nashville Uber driver. Just before 3AM, Mynor Chox reports that he was punched in the face and his door was kicked in while driving for Uber during one of Nashville’s busiest festival weekends.

Convicted Murderer on Parole Arrested at Airport, Acting as Private Chauffeur

This story started out as a simple tip that Nashville has been cracking down on unlicensed transportation companies operating at the airport this week, as well as taking control back of the ride-share lot, which had become a wild-west of it’s own… and then it became so much more, as we realized that was only the outer layer of what was happening with a particular transportation company – and we still don’t have all of the answers. We are waiting responses from the TLC and TDOC, and will update as…

Nashville Lyft driver Blake Streicher flees from police, charged with Felony Evading Arrest

Nashville musician & Lyft ride-share driver Blake Streicher was arrested on Sunday night for felony fleeing / evading arrest, while dropping off passengers near Bridgestone Arena on Demonbreun just past 5th Ave, downtown. In order to avoids accidents and protect pedestrians, there are legal drop-off zone where people can safely get in/out of vehicles, and this driver was not only not following those rules, but breaking the law by fleeing from officers at a high rate of speed in his vehicle when they attempted to stop him.  Blake Streicher was…