22-year-old Jordan Woods was booked into the Metro Nasvhille Jail just before daylight Sunday, after officers found him asleep behind the wheel of a vehicle that was parked in the middle of an intersection with his engine and lights off, with the keys out of the ignition. As officers observed cars maneuver around him they knocked on the window and eventually woke him from his slumber. He claimed to be “waiting on a text message” to tell him where to go. It was unclear how long he had been asleep at the intersection. Woods performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI and for a bag of marijuana found inside his jacket pocket. He is free on pre-trial release and listed a TSU campus dorm as his bond-out address.
21-year-old Jordan Wharton was found in downtown Nashville walking out into traffic, extremely intoxicated, and unable to care for herself, according to Metro Police. They attempted to get her medical attention as she had also reportedly fallen, but she refused all offers for assistance. She was unable to walk or stand, so could not be left alone for her own safety. She was transported to booking, where she was charged with public intoxication.
TSU Campus Police Officer responded to the back of Wilson Hall on the TSU Campus Saturday afternoon, where he says she smelled “an odor of marijuana” coming from a vehicle, which was occupied by 19-year-old General Jaire Lynch and 18-year-old Jordan Bowers. Both teens admitted to being in possession of a bag of weed and displayed them to the officers. Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and recovered one smoked blunt, one non-smoked blunt, and each teen’s bag, which all totaled 75 grams of marijuana. The teens were each charged with felony possession with intent to distribute and are free on pre-trial release.
22-year old Kennedi Stephens was jailed Sunday on an outstanding warrant charging her with domestic assault. The warrant alleges she punched her roommate in the face at The XO Lounge in April when a handgun then fell out of her pocket during the ensuing fight. A security guard retrieved the firearm before she was able to get to it.
22-year-old Marshall Shanks, a TSU Dean’s List senior, was jailed on a felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge Wednesday morning after police say he pointed a gun at his ex-girlfriend and said “These streets are not safe” when she rejected his marriage proposal inside a car after drinks at a local restaurant.
32-year-old Joshua Barton was charged with two counts of burglary after he unlawfully entered Nissan Stadium and a month later entered a McDonald’s, walked behind the counter, and threatened an employee after being told the dining room was closed.
Seth Mills is charged with two counts of criminal impersonation of a law enforcement officer, after Metro Police discovered he wasn’t really a cop at all, despite using that claim to be hired as an off-duty officer at Walmart. This was discovered as the real police were called as he fought a shoplifter on Monday.
#ShesJustNotThatIntoYou: 23-year-old Derrius Deshotel is free on a $15,000 bond after police say he stalked his ex-girlfriend, used his vehicle to prevent her from exiting the interstate to alert police – and that’s after contacting her from 22 Instagram & Twitter accounts, 150+ phone calls, and 50 emails.
22-year-old Tennessee State University Quarterback Demry Croft has been charged on 6 counts of rape and 2 counts of sexual battery in a just unsealed Grand Jury indictment. He surrendered himself to be booked, and is free on a $50,000 bond.
TSU Police say Devonta Vinson, 23, admitted to stealing his girlfriend’s iPhone X after assaulting her in March. He was booked Monday, charged with domestic assault and theft.