Early Monday, the Tennessee Highway Patrol posted a photo to their social media of children at the Junior Ranger Camp in Nashville. The photo depicts a line of children with a trooper demonstrating the importance of booster seats and seat belts, while a lone black child faces against a patrol unit in the foreground with his hands behind his back. After backlash on social media, the department quietly removed the photo.
41-year-old Christopher Morris was charged with theft after he was found by THP driving a stolen vehicle on Whites Creek Pike.
26-year-olds Robert Winston and Desmond Jones were charged with marijuana & cocaine. Winston was also charged with evasion, false imprisonment, order of protection violation, driving revoked, heroin, reckless driving, and paraphernalia after fleeing & speeding through a residential area before crashing through a fence.
42-year-old Anita Leonard was charged with driving under the influence, 4th offense, after driving through a construction site while intoxicated.
25-year-old Country Music Artist Cagney Frizzell was charged with his 2nd DUI on September 10th, after a THP Trooper noticed he couldn’t keep it between the lines and clocked him going 90 in a 70 mph zone in Wilson County.
#BNA Dalan Jason Snow, 25, arrested after 6.25 pounds of marijuana was located inside of vacuumed sealed bags stuffed into a pizza delivery bag, as he flew into the Nashville Airport. Detectives report the luggage smelled of “raw marijuana and Febreeze.” Snow said he was selling the marijuana to pay court fees from a previous narcotics arrest.
Multiple female employees of Legends Hospitality, who provide services for Nissan Stadium during Titans games, have now come forward and filed lawsuits, alleging that law enforcement officers held them captive while they were stripped, and sometimes sexually assaulted, after Titans games near the ‘money room’, located with the bowels of the stadium. One of the victims filed a lawsuit in Nashville’s circuit court under a pseudonym to protect her privacy, another filed just three weeks ago in federal U.S. District Court alleging civil rights violations, and Scoop: Nashville has been in…
In a lawsuit filed last week in Davidson County Circuit Court, a woman says she was stripped searched and forcibly double-cavity searched against her will at the direction of an off-duty THP officer, while working at Tennessee Titan’s game.
Below is a video of Tennessee High Patrol Trooper Will Matsunaga moving his vehicle. The video appears to show Trooper Matsunaga, who is parked beside his neighbor, move his vehicle, and re-park it in such a way that would make it nearly impossible for his neighbor to get into their vehicle at all, or without causing damage to his vehicle. This happened on Friday, 04/27. That’s important – because the day before, on Thursday, his neighbor had filed an official complaint against THP Trooper Matsunaga as he would not leave…
Nashville Uber Driver James Henneberg often posts “live” video streams to his social media.. and while this is a grey area of the law if the phone is in a cradle and being operated hands-free – once the phone is in your hand and you are using functions on the screen and reading the screen and interacting with viewers, it is almost always as situation that law enforcement would consider “distracted driving”.. in fact, very recently some agencies, such as the THP have started to use the distracted driving law…