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.
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.
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.
31-year-old Miles Quirk faces a felony charge after police say he pushed his girlfriend, Lauren Mitchell, down a flight of stairs, and once she was at the bottom he got on top of her and banged her head against the floor while punching her in the face. He then reportedly strangled her until she passed out. Neighbors called police and officers documented multiple injuries on the victim, including a large forehead contusion, lacerations to her nose, ligature marks on her neck, swelling and bruising on her face and eyes, and a puncture mark on her left chest.
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.