Nurse Assaults Pregnant Girlfriend, reports says he punched, poured hot coffee on, spit on, and choked her.

A local nurse (RN) was arrested for allegedly assaulting his pregnant girlfriend at least twice, including alleged incidents of spitting in her face, punching her in the face, soaking her with a thermos of hot coffee, putting his elbow in her eye socket, and choking her.

1 in custody, 1 sought, after Grand Jury returns indictments on brawl outside Five Points Pizza by Vanderbilt PHD students

The Grand Jury has returned indictments on two then Vanderbilt PHD students of Economics that allegedly beat a man outside Five Points Pizza last August that left the victim in the hospital. One assailant was arrested at his home just before daylight Thursday morning on the indictment, and his accomplice is still sought by the MNPD.

Latasha Jiles critically stabs man in chest while driving on interstate – 7 hour surgery endured

On Sunday, May 20th, Norman Smith was riding with Latasha “FYI” Nicole Jiles on I-65S / I-440W, when they got into a verbal altercation. Eventually the argument escalated, and Latasha “FYI” Jiles pulled a knife on Norman and began to stab him while she drove down the interstate. One of the stab wounds went through Norman’s chest, per a police report, causing a very serious injury. Jiles then stopped teh vehicle and told Norman to get out, and he exited the vehicle, and managed to climb down an enbankment near…

11 Campus Rapes reported to Vanderbilt University in past 60 days.

On Thursday, May 10th, the Vanderbilt University Police Department¬† was notified of a rape that happened on campus, as reported by a CSA (Campus Security Authority), which is generally someone other than the police (Counselors, Doctor, Deans, teachers, etc.) that is authorized to take the report under federal Title IX guidelines. This was the 11th report of a rape they had received in the past 60 days. Often in these cases it is a student talking to a doctor or counselor or receiving treatment in relation to the incident, and…

2 visitors overdose while visiting patient at Vanderbilt Medical Center

Christopher Ernest Woods & Sandra Lee Phillips were visiting a friend on the 8th floor of Vanderbilt Medical Center this week, when on Wednesday May 9th, staff found them in the room of the patient they were visiting, unresponsive and both showing signs of an apparent overdose. Nurses and doctors immediately began treatment, and then contacted police to report the incident at 7:40 AM. While treating the male, Christopher Woods, 2 prescription bottles were found in his pockets, and turned over to police. It was immediately noticed that the pills…

12th Huffing Arrest: Brandon Gibson, Put Down The Duster

The call text read: MALE TRESPASSING, PANTS PULLED DOWN, HUFFING DUSTER. On Wednesday, that’s exactly what Offer Betty of the MNPD found when he arrived to the Arcade alley downtown. Brandon Gibson was found lying on the ground of the Arcade alley, his lower body exposed, and still huffing a can of compressed air duster.¬† Officer Betty attempted to help Gibson to his feed, according to a police report, and even gave him the opportunity to walk away without being arrested. However, Gibson refused to comply, and started making aggressive…

ARREST: 20yo Mitchell Wagner Pulls Out Penis in Women’s Restroom @ Vanderbilt Stadium, Urinates Everywhere

20 year-old Mitchell Wagner was at yesterday’s Vanderbilt vs. UK game at Vanderbilt Stadium. Then he had to go use the restroom. Per a MNPD police report, just after 4PM, Wagner entered the women’s restroom at Vanderbilt Stadium, pulled out his penis, and began urinating all over the restroom. Wagner was reportedly very unsteady on his feet, and confused. Upon police arriving he admitted to having a “few drinks” at the football game, despite being underage. Wagner was taken into custody and charged with Public Intoxication & Underage alcohol consumption,…

Denzel Boatright Can’t Stop Stealing From His Fast Food Jobs

Denzel Boatright, 23, was arrested on Friday night for stealing from an employer, Au Bon Pain at Vanderbilt, while he was already awaiting trial for stealing from another previous employer, Buffalo Wild Wings. According to MNPD, $900.00 was stolen from inside the safe at Au Bon Pain Restaurant, inside Vanderbilt Medical Center. A review of the video surveillance shows Denzel Boatright and Jeremiah Perkin, who were both employees, working the combination to the safe, attempting to cover up the camera, and eventually opening the safe. Boatright was taken into custody…

Vanderbilt Police Forcibly Remove 70yo Veteran From Hospital Bed to Arrest Him Mid-Meal After Hospital Calls Police For Hoarding Meds They Gave Him

Compassion is something that police departments often fail at. Recognizing addiction problems, especially in our older veteran population, and helping them get treatment instead of jail, is often another. Vanderbilt Police officers are no different, and technically fall under the MNPD, as they are empowered to make arrests as “Special Police Officers,” through the authority of the Chief of Police of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.¬† Tuesday was a sad day for both Vanderbilt Hospital, and the Vanderbilt University Police Department, as well as the MNPD, as…