Cayman Gainey punches Lyft driver in face during argument

27-year-old Cayman Gainey had an altercation with Cihan Basak, a Lyft Driver, on January 28th. On February 12th, Basak completed a police report, stating that he picked Gainey and another female up for a Lyft ride. When they arrived at their destination, an argument ensued between Basak and Gainey. Basak stated during the argument Gainey punched him in the mouth, causing an injury to the inside of his upper lip before exiting the vehicle. Basak provided officers with dash cam footage of the incident. Gainey was taken into custody for assault on February 23rd.

Brandi Knight too drunk and disorderly in downtown Nashville during CMA Fest

Police say 29-year-old Brandi Knight was attempting to enter parked marked police vehicles on Broadway in downtown Nashville in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police observed her, and she began to walk away but could not maintain her balance and fell to the ground. She was visibly intoxicated and taken into custody as she was unable to care for herself in the crowds of CMA Fest.

Benjamin Eddie Rutland found asleep behind the wheel after ‘2 beers’ at East Nashville bar

31-year-old Benjamin Eddie Rutland handed officers cash from his wallet and told them it was his identification when they found him asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle on I-65 S early Tuesday morning. When first responders arrived, they noted he was asleep behind the wheel with the vehicle running and in drive. As Nashville fire woke him, they attempted to get him to place the vehicle in park, but he was too incoherent to understand or take action on the request. Rutland says he had “two beers” at an East Nashville bar prior to driving. He later blew a 0.105% BAC on a breathalyzer.

DUI: Sejal Desai charged after falling asleep while driving; drank “two IPAs” at a party

43-year-old Sejal Desai says she consumed two IPA beers, including a “Bearded Iris” at a party before falling asleep behind the wheel of her car in the early hours of Thursday morning. Police and medics arrived to find her still sleeping and woke her up. She stated she was disoriented and tired while driving and fell asleep but later admitted her disorientation was due to being intoxicated. She was charged with DUI.

Nathan Woods found passed out at hotel bar, threatening to fight police & medics

34-year-old Nathan Woods was found passed out at the bar of the Hyatt Place Nashville/Brentwood on Summit View Drive late Monday night. Medics arrived and offered assistance, which was refused once he became aware of his surroundings. He was extremely intoxicated and unable to care for himself. Unhappy with his situation, he made threats to fight both police and medics. Due to being unable to care for himself, he was taken into custody.