After 23-year-old Micheal “Chili Dog” Castleberry amazed a crowd at Tootsie’s Wednesday night and after his set when to a parking garage to retrieve his vehicle. As he pulled alongside Tootsie’s to load his equipment, he fell asleep behind the wheel while parked and running. Metro Nashville Police officers working the Entertainment District Initiative pulled behind him and woke him up with medical alongside. He claimed to have stopped drinking “two hours” prior to driving and claimed he was just sleeping while waiting on a friend. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking, charged with driving under the influence.
32-year-old Kenneth Michael Zook was drinking with his girlfriend, Kelsey Gazarek, at Tootsie’s in downtown Nashville on November 23rd. The two got into an argument when she was dancing with another man. Zook assaulted the man, and they were all tossed out of the bar for fighting. The couple went across the street to Walk of Fame Park, where he admits he pushed her off a concrete structure she was sitting on. He then accused the responding officer of attempting to get his girlfriend’s phone number and became verbally combative. He was transported to booking and charged with domestic assault.
Metro Nashville Police responded to Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge in response to a disorderly individual who was attempting to spit on citizens in the area. Officers located 37-year-old Kevin Cascante a short distance away after he was identified by security at the location. He was extremely intoxicated and unsteady on his feet as he walked down Broadway. He told officers he had been in an argument with his girlfriend and was currently on his way to go home and commit suicide. He then dropped his phone on the sidewalk and fell over when he attempted to pick him up. Officers rolled him over and placed him into custody, charging him with public intoxication.