44-year-old Ryan Hopes was standing by the back of his pickup truck as officers arrived at Briley Parkway regarding a domestic disturbance in the early hours of December 16th. He admitted to having driven the truck there and having drank 4-5 beers as well as some of the Jim Beam located in his vehicle. He was visibly intoxicated, refused to perform sobriety tests, and was taken into custody for driving under the influence.
21-year-old Trey Faulk was jailed this week on an outstanding citation, charging him with vandalism. Police say on March 11th, Faulk got into an argument with another person at a Mapco on Stewarts Ferry Pike. Despite the other party leaving the scene to de-escalate the situation, Fault followed them to the adjacent Thornton’s to continue the argument, where he kicked the victim’s car door.
Ariel Wright says her boyfriend, 24-year-old Joe Nathan Bridges, strangled her after she found a phone in his possession that she wasn’t familiar with and began asking him questions about it. She says he then tossed her to the ground and punched her in the face multiple times and took her phone to prevent her from calling 911, covered her mouth so no one could hear her screaming, and then physically prevented her from leaving the home. Once officers located the victim, she had blood running from her nose and face and had multiple injuries. Bridges is free on a $12,000 bond.
Just three months after moving to Nashville, Metro Police found 22-year-old Jarod Parker asleep behind the wheel of his red Tesla at the intersection of Music Valley Dr & McGavock Pk. Officers say he was belligerent upon being awoken from his slumber and reeked of alcohol. Parker was charged with DUI and is free on pre-trial release.
38-year-old Andrea Lopez had just picked up an entire coffee table and was holding it about to strike her boyfriend, Michael Trestain, with it when a neighbor heard the commotion inside and opened their door and stopped her. She had already struck the victim multiple times, leaving visible injuries on his face and police documented the apartment had “a large amount of broken items, including glass and pieces of furniture, all over the apartment”.