44-year-old Shaun Gross was speeding at 90 mph in a 70 mph zone in his Ford F-150 just after 6 p.m. Monday when he was observed by THP State Trooper Tyler Duncan swerving between lanes. During a subsequent traffic stop, Gross reportedly was visibly intoxicated with red, bloodshot eyes. He initially denied consuming any alcohol but later admitted to drinking “a little margarita an hour or two” before driving. Gross performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was taken into custody and charged with DUI. In addition to alcohol, Gross stated he was taking prescribed Adderall, along with medication for anxiety, depression, and fibromyalgia.
23-year-old Jaelin Areanna Gillard was speeding on Andrew Jackson Parkway on the afternoon of April 24th. Officers observed this and conducted a traffic stop. Gillard could not provide valid insurance and was cited. She failed to appear in court on August 18th. Gillard was taken into custody for speeding and not having insurance on December 16th
23-year-old Abdirizak Suleiman was booked on a citation on December 15th when officers observed him recklessly driving, weaving in and out of traffic lanes, and speeding at I-40 East on May 4th. He was seen in a White 2020 Honda Civic doing 90mph in a 70 mph lane.
22-year-old Taiwo Ojo-Daniel was speeding down I-40 East on June 8th. Officers noticed this and conducted a traffic stop. Ojo-Daniel could not provide proof of insurance; his registration had expired, and the tags did not belong to his car. He was cited for unlawful removal, financial responsibility law, expired registration, and speeding. Ojo-Daniel failed to appear in court and was taken into custody for the violations on December 8th.
19-year-old Ari Rozh was booked on a citation when officers observed him speeding down I-440 in his 2022 Tesla Coupe, going 85 in a 55 mph zone. He was scheduled to appear in court for the citation in June 2023 but failed to appear. He was booked on the failure to appear on November 15th
20-year-old Evans Matthew Adams traveling at 84 mph on I-65 South early Saturday morning, where the speed limit is 55 mph. A THP Trooper stopped the vehicle, which contained Adams and a passenger, and stated Adams reeked of alcohol. He admitted to drinking “one twelve-ounce beer” at The Golden Door before driving. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and refused to answer how impaired he felt on a scale of 1-10. He refused all further testing and was taken into custody.
19-year-old India Dismukes was booked Thursday afternoon on a citation from April 8th when police pulled her over in her black 2012 Chrysler 300 on I-40 after they observed her speeding. Dismukes was going 105 mph in the rain in a 70 mph zone. Her excuse was that she was late for work. She failed to appear on her initial court date to self-book, causing a warrant to be issued for her arrest.
20-year-old Isaiah Waitkus was booked this week after failing to appear for a court date regarding a January citation for speeding and driving without a license. When he failed to appear, a simple citation turned into a bench warrant for his arrest. The original citation charges Waitkus with traveling at 93 mph in a 70 mph zone in his 2016 Honda Civic on January 14. The traffic stop also revealed he was driving without a license.
23-year-old Madison Haneburg was driving at 83 mph in a 55 mph zone late Thursday night when she passed a state trooper who conducted a traffic stop. She initially pulled against the left concrete shoulder and had to be instructed to pull to the right side of the road. Officers say she reeked of alcohol upon approach and admitted to drinking three 10 oz tequila drinks at the Basement East prior to driving. She estimated her level of intoxication as a “4” when asked to rate it on a scale from 1 to 10. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking.
39-year-old Stephen Duke was jailed this week after speeding past State Troopers on I65 while drunk. The trooper clocked Duke at 113 MPH and pulled him over. The trooper could smell alcohol coming from the vehicle while questioning him. Duke said his birthday was on April 17th, so he and some friends went to Nashville to celebrate, and he had just left Jason Aldan Bar. He told the trooper he had his last drink about two hours ago. Once outside of the vehicle, Duke swayed as he spoke with the trooper, and he still smelled of alcohol. He agreed to sobriety tests and performed poorly. He informed the trooper that he had a loaded gun in his car. Duke’s criminal history showed he had been arrested in 2019 for a DUI and possession of a firearm under the influence.