Late Saturday night, Metro Nashville Police Officers working the Entertainment District Initiative made contact with 35-year-old Christopher Hood, from Mississippi, near the Ryman Auditorium. Hood was reportedly unsteady on his feet and reeked of alcohol. Officers say he was completely unable to care for himself and was taken into custody, charged with public intoxication.
Metro Nashville Police say 28-year-old Emily Jane Delaney had to be removed from the Ryman Auditorium Sunday night. She was causing an unnecessary disturbance and stated she had been drinking tequila shots. Officers noted both her breath and body reeked of alcohol, and she had slurred speech and bloodshot eyes during their encounter. She was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
Police say 38-year-old Bridgette Garcia, from Maryland, attempted to get on stage at the Ryman Auditorium Friday night and refused to leave when approached by security and police officers. After being asked to leave multiple times and informed she was no longer welcome at the venue, she was informed she was under arrest for criminal trespass. She began to scream and cause a scene and slipped out of her handcuffs. She continued to curse at officers as they placed her in a transport car and kicked the rear window until she was placed in hobble restraints. She tried to bite an officer, without success.
20-year-old Zachary Swarthout was charged with public intoxication and public indecency after police found him naked and claiming to be hallucinating at the Ryman Auditorium.