22-year-old Peter Lovell was booked early Friday morning for annoying people at Whiskey Row. Officers were flagged down by security, who stated that Lovell was threatening to fight people in the area. He was also acting aggressively toward workers at a nearby hot dog stand. Police approached Lovell and informed him that he was drunk in public and gave him the opportunity to call his wife, but the number he provided did not work. He then lied to officers, stating that he had a cab waiting for him on Broadway. He finally got into a cab but couldn’t tell the driver the address of where he was staying. He was also dropping his garbage from his hot dog all over the inside of the taxi, causing the driver to refuse him a ride. Officers noted that throughout the incident, Lovell continually asked the same question over and over again, accusing officers of never answering his question even though they had answered him several times. Officers determined Lovell was unable to take care of himself and he was arrested for public intoxication.
29-year-old De’Eric Clark was charged with disorderly conduct after fighting with security guards at Whiskey Row this weekend. Security guards flagged officers down and stated that Clark was attempting to take bottles from the VIP area and informed him that he needed to leave. Clark continued to be resistive and swatted at the security guards’ arms while they escorted him out. When they were able to remove him from Whiskey Row successfully, he turned around and punched an off-duty police officer in the chest. Officers arrived and placed Clark into custody for disorderly conduct and were advised that the off-duty officer would prosecute for the assault.
28-year-old Gabriel Kuhn was asked to leave Whiskey Row on Broadway in downtown Nashville in the early hours of Sunday morning. Kuhn refused to leave, despite multiple attempts. MNPD officers arrived at the scene and noted Kuhn’s extreme level of intoxication. He was given the opportunity to contact friends to retrieve him but was unable to do so. He was then transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
27-year-old Jenna Russo tried to kick an officer in the backseat of the patrol vehicle, according to an arrest report. On Mar 3rd, officers were contacted by the Whiskey Row Bar. On arrival, officers observed Russo detained by security, who stated that Russo was hostile toward them, yelling, pushing, and shoving. Security asked her to leave the bar multiple times, and she refused. At one point, Russo attempted to punch one of the security guards, which is when she was detained. Russo was belligerent and smelled of alcohol, and was arrested for public intoxication. While sitting in the back of the patrol vehicle, Russo undid her seatbelt. When the officer went back to secure the seatbelt, Russo slid back and kicked at him, but didn’t make impact. After that incident, Russo continued to be belligerent and vulgar throughout booking.
30-year-old Ladairron Ward was charged with disorderly conduct after getting into a brawl at Whiskey Row in downtown Nashville in the early hours of February 12. Police say Ward bumped into Tanner Jacobs and his father, Harry Jacobs, and then swung on Tanner. After a brief struggle, Ward then tackled the father. Officers had to separate the parties and placed Ward and Tanner under arrest for disorderly conduct.
Metro Nashville Police working the Entertainment District Initiative late Sunday were dispatched to Whiskey Row just after midnight, where security for the venue had detained 29-year-old Jayson Gorski. Officers found Gorski cuffed by security, who stated he had been removed from the bar multiple times for causing disturbances and being disorderly with staff. He continued to sneak back into the building via the back door. Police say Gorski was extremely intoxicated and unable to care for himself, and was charged with public intoxication.
Metro Nashville Police Officer Jaren Breece responded to a fight call at Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row on Broadway in downtown Nashville to find 44-year-old Rhiannon Martinez ending her fight with another patron, and he advised her to leave the property. She cursed toward the other involved party and began to leave but turned back around and continued to instigate the fight further. She was extremely intoxicated and unable to care for herself, so she was arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct. As she was being placed into custody, 51-year-old Ralph Martinez began to interfere with her arrest and was advised to stop. As he continued to interfere after being given chances to walk away, he was also placed into custody and charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication.
Metro Nashville Police officers working the Entertainment District Initiative responded to Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row on Broadway to the report of a disorderly person. On arrival, officers observed 39-year-old Anthony Mottola causing a disturbance with security at the location. Earlier in the night, officers also had contact with Mottola and already advised him to leave the area to prevent future calls. He continued to be extremely intoxicated and was unsure about the location of his hotel. Mottola was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
Just before 3 a.m. Saturday, Metro Nashville Police working the Entertainment District Initiative in downtown Nashville responded to Whiskey Row on Broadway to find 22-year-old Scott Valentine being disorderly. Management of the bar reported they had asked him to leave the business, and he refused, then security physically removed him after the began to fight with them, and he continued to attempt to re-enter the bar. Officer took him into custody and transported him to booking.
23-year-old Realtor Hayley Thornton and her boyfriend, Liam Chatham, were in an altercation at Whiskey Row earlier this month, and while Chatham was taken into custody as one of his charges was a felony, Thornton was issued a state citation charging her with assault, on which she self-booked this week. The citation alleges that Thornton was attempting to get into the bar via a side door that wasn’t for public access, and when she was denied entry, she reportedly threw her drink in the face of a security guard. She was booked on the citation and was given a court date to appear in September.