DUI: Nicole Noe says she was “traveling, not driving,” so she can’t be charged #Jailed

51-year-old Nicole Noe crashed her Saturn SUV into a utility pole on Charlotte Ave late Sunday night but reassured responding officers that her suspended license wasn’t relevant, as she wasn’t “driving,” she was “traveling.” She repeatedly told officers, “I’m a nurse at Vanderbilt,” as she adamantly refused all medical treatment, stating she would know if she needed medical attention. She admitted to drinking alcohol earlier in the day, and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. She was taken into custody and charged with DUI. Records show that Noe received her CNA license with the state in 2003, which expired in April 2022.

David Danforth assaults girlfriend after he drunkenly spills candle wax in apartment

39-year-old David Danforth is charged with the domestic assault of his girlfriend, Andrea McCall, after she presented to Vanderbilt Hospital with severe lacerations and bruising. A neighbor initially made a 911 call reporting that the victim was seen spitting up blood outside of her apartment and requested a welfare check. When police encountered her at the emergency department, she disclosed that Danforth, who is her boyfriend, was intoxicated and spilled wax inside their shared apartment. She says he is an alcoholic, and he became irate and stuck his fingers in her mouth, leaving lacerations inside the back of her throat. She says he also kicked her in the leg, leaving a bruise on her upper thigh. A warrant was issued for Danforth’s arrest, and he was booked early Monday morning.

James ‘Chip’ Selewski charged with DUI after 6 bourbon-based drinks with dinner

41-year-old James ‘Chip’ Selewski self-booked for a citation this week, charging him with a DUI from late July. Police say he was driving home from Mother’s Ruin just after 9 p.m. after having “5 to 6 bourbon-based drinks” with dinner. He proceeded to roll his vehicle in a crash at 6th & Monroe. First responders say he reeked of alcohol and was “violently vomiting” as they pulled him from the vehicle. He was transported to Vanderbilt, and due to being admitted for medical treatment, he was issued a citation in lieu of arrest.

Derick Zhang bites Nashville Underground bouncer & spits blood in face of another bouncer — three times!

23-year-old Derick Zhang attempted to enter Nashville Underground just before 1 a.m. Sunday, along with his girlfriend, Hae Weon Lee. Due to her extreme level of intoxication, security refused entry to his girlfriend, which angered Zhang. After an initial argument, they walked away, but Zhang quickly returned to shout profanities at the bouncers and demand his girlfriend be allowed to enter. He then attempted to punch the security staff and missed on the first try. Bouncers Montgomery Allen and Ryan Jaggassar then attempted to restrain and detain him. During the tussle, Zhang bit Allen on his right calf and then spit the blood from Allen into the face of Jaggassar three times. Police arrived and took Zhang into custody.

Nicholas Thomas-Low jailed after pulling his girlfriend’s hair — Vanderbilt Researchers Gone Wild

Vanderbilt University Police heard a loud argument coming from a vehicle parked on Pierce Avenue just before 11 p.m. on June 29th. The female in the driver’s seat, identified as Jessica Erin Biddinger, was repeatedly screaming at 36-year-old Nicholas Thomas-Low to get out of the vehicle. The couple state they have been in a dating relationship for approximately two years, on and off. As police approached the situation to check on everyone’s welfare, she stated Thomas-Low had grabbed a handful of her hair and pulled it as she attempted to get him out of her vehicle. When she yelled that he hurt her, he reportedly said “good!” He was transported to booking and charged with domestic assault.

Man charged in rape of daughter who now has STI — held on ICE Detainer — Ronaldo Saul Monteroso Gonzalez

25-year-old Ronaldo Saul Monteroso Gonzalez is jailed on a $250,000 bond, charged with the aggravated rape of a child. The juvenile victim, who is his daughter, was transported to Vanderbilt Pediatrics for a possible sexual assault. The child disclosed that “she doesn’t want daddy to touch her anymore because it hurts.” The forensic exam and results occurred on February 27th, and the child tested positive for an STI; however, police say they could not locate Gonzalez until May 11th. His wife states he’s had contact with their children in the time in between, and they were with him as recently as “a few days ago.”

$750,000: reported Vanderbilt settlement with family of patient killed by RaDonda Vaught

Former Vanderbilt nurse RaDonda Vaught is scheduled to be sentenced this Friday after being found guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the 2017 death of 75-year-old patient Charlene Murphey. Vaught administered the wrong drug to Murphey, bypassing multiple safeguards before injecting her with the same drug used in some lethal injections. Long before that guilty verdict, Vanderbilt Medical Center quietly settled with Murphey’s family for the loss of her life. The family reportedly received a $750,000 settlement from Vanderbilt University Medical Center — a number that was confidential until now.

Gopathy Purushothaman knocks ex-wife down at door, steps over her to get inside her home

52-year-old Gopathy Purushothaman is charged with the domestic assault of his ex-wife, Shrimalini Jayaramaraja. A custody arrangement states Purushothaman isn’t allowed inside his ex-wife’s home during the change of their 14-year-old son, who has Autism and must wait outside in the car for the child to be brought outside. Last week, Gopathy reportedly came knocking on the front door, then pushed the door open, knocking the victim to the ground, and stepping over her as she fell onto the floor. Police documented bruising on the victim and took out a warrant for his arrest.

Dallas Gonzales charged in domestic assault of fiancée in Nashville

33-year-old Dallas Gonzales is charged with domestic assault with bodily injury after his fiancée, Kendra Hampton, called Metro Nashville Police to their home this week. She says Gonzales began yelling in her face, asking if she was OK, then grabbed her shoulders placing her in fear of being assaulted. She was able to break away and run upstairs, but he grabbed onto her, causing an injury to her hand. Gonzales was transported to booking and is free on a $2,000 bond.

Hussain Jinnah charged after using 3rd party programmed key fob to burglarize home of ex-lover

31-year-old Hussain Jinnah faces two felony charges after police say he broke into the residence of his ex-lover of 9 years using a 3rd party programmed key fob to a garage door to which he no longer had access. Security video shows him attempting to hide out of the view of the cameras while using the unauthorized key to gain access to the garage and the home. Once inside, polices say he stole over $15,000 worth of jewelry and an iPhone 13 Max. Jinnah is charged with felony theft and felony aggravated burglary.