40-year-old Joshua Shannon, of Grand Junction, CO, is free on pre-trial release after Metro Nashville Police say he ran up a bar tab of $289.34 at Honky Tonk Central on Broadway in downtown Nashville and was unable to pay it. Officers responded to the venue just before 6 p.m. Thursday, where he attempted to pay using all four credit cards, each of which was declined. During his arrest for theft of services, officers recovered and charged him with a small amount of marijuana in his pants pocket.
Metro Nashville Police say 30-year-old Jonathan Cordon, of La Vergne, was unable to pay his $508.53 bar tab at Kid Rock’s Bar on Broadway in downtown Nashville Thursday morning. Police initially responded to the venue after Cordon continued to re-enter the bar after being removed by security staff for fighting other patrons. He kept sneaking in through a window and was removed twice already when police came to assist. They observed him being belligerent and extremely intoxicated. As they placed him in the patrol car to be transported to booking, bar staff alerted officers the credit card was declined. Cordon said he had no other way to pay the bill, and Kid Rock’s bar wished to prosecute for the unpaid tab.
Just before closing time on Friday morning, staff at Vibes & Lounge on Demonbreun called police to report 37-year-old Jose Tello was being unruly and was unwilling or unable to pay his $77 bar tab at the venue. They reported he had attempted to “run out” several times but they had so far kept him there. As police arrived they noticed he was very intoxicated and had trouble verbalizing where he was at when asked by officers. He said he was unable to pay his tab, and his card declined when ran by staff. Tello was jailed on the charges of theft of services and public intoxication
26-year-old Jasmine Forde was booked into the Metro Nashville jail this week on two outstanding warrants. The first stems from an incident at the Storming Crab, where she ordered a $48 dinner and fled without paying, with the entire event captured on video. In the second incident, she walked into a Twice Daily convenience store and lifted her shirt to display a pink pistol in her waistband to the cashier, stating “…I’m about that life”.
27-year-old Brandon Willard, of North Carolina, was unable to pay his $496.00 tab at a downtown Nashville bar. The bartender says he continued to order drinks for himself and his friends on his tab, and then his friends left the bar. At closing time, he attempted to leave the bar without paying and stated he had no way to pay for the final tab when questioned by police. He was issued a citation for theft of services and was booked on that citation this week.
Aspiring social media influencer identical twins Jacob Christopher Baez & Jared Christian Baez were arrested Sunday morning after being unable to pay the $17,874.74 tab they ran up at Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row for their 24th birthday celebration. The pair each posted a $5,000 bond Sunday afternoon. Reached via phone, the twins stated they hoped they’d be verified on Instagram and get a lot of news coverage, and they would be “legends” for this weekend.
26-year-old Courage Wolugboms was charged with identity theft, theft, and criminal simulation after using a fake ID and stolen credit cards at the Courtyard Marriott.
22-year-old Joshua South was charged with joyriding, harassment, and theft of services after he was caught using his victim’s vehicle without consent with a spare set of keys. His girlfriend gave police a description of car keys that matched the vehicle in question.
Brian Roche, 51, is charged with criminal trespass and theft of services after he ordered and ate a $22 meal at a restaurant in the Renaissance Nashville Hotel that he was unable to pay for.
24-year-old Trevalle Cobbs is charged with theft of services after police say he racked up over $4,000 in fraudulent room service charges at local hotels.