Police were dispatched to 3rd Ave N near the railroad crossing as citizens reported a white Range Rover parked in the middle of the road for an extended period of time. When police arrived, the vehicle had moved to the parking lot nearby. Officers made contact with 35-year-old Shatner Franchi, known locally as DJ Shatner, who was rummaging through the vehicle, telling officers he was searching for his phone. when officers asked how much he had to drink, he initially said two 24oz beers and later said 1-8 beers. Franchi wasn’t sure where he was coming from or where he was going and couldn’t recall where he lived. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and eventually blew a 0.126% on a breathalyzer.
28-year-old Tyler Simpson was being transported to a local hospital due to his extreme level of intoxication when he began fighting medical personnel. Officers arrived on-scene to find him on the ground surrounded by NFD medics and were told he had assaulted at least one of their staff. He was then transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
49-year-old Brian Clements was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail this week after putting his hands on a police officer who came to escort him out of The Twelve Thirty Club on Broadway in downtown Nashville. Clements had reportedly become disorderly and refused to leave when requested by club security.
Police arrived to find him extremely intoxicated and when they asked him to find a ride to leave the location on his own he reportedly placed his hands on the officer’s shoulders. Officers advised Clements to remove his hands, and he did so before once again putting his hands on the officer. Clements was charged with public intoxication and transported to booking.
24-year-old Nathan Alderman, from North Carolina, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail after police found him in downtown Nashville standing over another person who he was fighting, and wasn’t letting the person get up off the ground. Officers commanded him to step away so the situation could de-escalate but he refused and would not obey any commands from police. Due to his extreme level of intoxication, he was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.