Woman Arrested for leaving child in car “wasn’t aware child couldn’t be left in car with no air”

Amira Thabet Rezk, 32, told officers that she “wasn’t aware that a child could not be left alone in a car” with the motor off, as she was being arrested in front Burlington at 100 Oaks Mall, where she returned back to her vehicle after being gone around 20 minutes. On Wednesday at 4:30 PM, VUPD (100 Oaks Mall is part of the Vanderbilt Campus Properties) received a call that a 3 year-old child was inside of a parked and locked vehicle that was not running, in front of the…

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…

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,…

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…