18-year-old Joshua Leach jailed during pursuit over possible kidnapping

18-year-old Joshua Leach was jailed on February 28th when police were dispatched for a female who had been abducted by two males in a silver Nissan. The complainant followed the vehicle throughout Nashville. Police intercepted the car and attempted a traffic stop, but it refused to pull over. The police deployed spikes at the intersection of Clarksville Pike and Ed Temple Boulevard. The vehicle was then abandoned, and after a brief foot pursuit, officers apprehended Mr. Leach, who was carrying a loaded handgun. The officers later discovered that the vehicle they were chasing had been reported stolen. Mr. Leach admitted to owning the firearm and being inside the stolen car. Leach also had an outstanding probation warrant. Leach was taken into custody on February 28th for unauthorized use of a vehicle, evading arrest, and weapon possession.

David Porter & friends fire guns into East Nashville neighborhood from minivan

19-year-old David Porter rode as a passenger in a blue Dodge Caravan suspected of having individuals shoot their firearms into the air near Joy Circle on December 28th. Officers located the blue Caravan and conducted a traffic stop on Edwin Street. Porter and the other occupants, Isaiah Foster, and Joshua Smith, were asked to exit the vehicle. Under Miranda, Porter claimed the silver Smith and Wesson pistol under his seat belonged to him and admitted to shooting it in the air. He was booked on the citations of disorderly conduct and weapon possession on January 24th.

MNPD interrupts William Jackson having sex in his car to search it, finds 1 gram weed & gun

22-year-old William Jackson was booked this week on two outstanding warrants from 2020, charging him with possession of marijuana and a handgun after Officer Sara Lober caught him with his pants down and engaged in sex with a woman in a car in a North Nashville apartment complex parking lot. Officer Lober interrupted the festivities and searched his vehicle, locating a .45 Taurus Judge and 1 gram of marijuana. She issued him citations on each charge, and he never showed up for booking.