Police say 26-year-old Lydia Wilson drove head-on into a guard rail on the exit ramp of I-40E at exit 219 in the early hours of Sunday morning. She claimed the airbags randomly deployed, causing her to crash. She admitted to consuming “2 beers” before driving but refused to say how long ago or what size beers. She later revised that to say she had “2 glasses of wine at the GOAT bar in Mt. Juliet” and was on her way to the Christmas pop-up bar at the Noel Hotel in downtown Nashville. Officers say she reeked of alcohol and performed poorly on field sobriety tests.
36-year-old Lindsey Brewer told police she consumed two glasses of wine and one can of hard seltzer prior to crashing her vehicle into another vehicle on Edmonson Pike in the overnight hours into Sunday morning. Brewer was reportedly unsteady on her feet and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. She was transported to Metro General for a blood draw and then to booking, where she was charged with DUI.
TABC agents recently cited 39-year-old Adam Bednarik for selling alcohol to a minor. They were conducting a compliance check at The Wine Chap in Belle Meade and he sold a bottle of Ballatore Gran Spumante to an underage informant (Daphne) who presented an ID with a birthdate of 08/18/2003. The sale happened in late July and he self-booked on the citation this Monday.
21-year-old Phoebe Tillemans was booked into jailed overnight, and charged with DUI after police say she was intoxicated and crashed her vehicle on I-65 North, and admitted to drinking prior to driving. When asked about the details of the crash, she began telling a story about how she was out with friends but none of the times she recounted it did she ever get close to the car crash part of the story. She also admitted to taking Vyvanse. Tillemans performed poorly on field sobriety tests and refused further testing after admitting to having “3 or 4” drinks of wine.
When police asked 64-year-old Thomas Hardin why he had two different cups of wine in his cupholders, with varying amounts missing from each, he succinctly explained that one was for his red wine, and one for his white wine, both of which he was drinking behind the wheel of his vehicle Thursday night. Police were responding to a vehicle vs. pedestrian call when they located Hardin behind the wheel, obviously intoxicated. He stated “I can’t do this” during field sobriety tests, and also admitted to drinking at a venue prior to driving, too.
27-year-old Jordan Rafferty blew a 0.183% BAC on a breathalyzer when police eventually tracked her down and knocked on her door after she crashed her silver Mazda sedan into a flatbed construction vehicle on Murphy Road and fled the scene. Her car sustained “severe front end damage” and was located in the parking lot of her apartment complex with all airbags deployed. She claims someone at the scene told her to drive home and not worry about it. Witnesses at the scene say she fled the scene as quickly as she collided with the truck. Her Instagram story revealed her at a table with drinks at Otto’s Bar just before the hit-and-run. Rafferty admitted to having “a few glasses” of wine.
Police responded to a report of a traffic crash Sunday and found 22-year-old Tadarius Noel asleep behind the wheel with the vehicle still in drive, and crashed into another vehicle. Officers were able to place the vehicle in park before waking Noel, who reeked of alcohol. He claimed he only had one cup of wine within the past couple of hours and told officers he wasn’t driving but just sitting in his vehicle parked. After performing poorly on field sobriety tests, Noel blew a 0.093 % BAC on a breathalyzer.
31-year-old Rudy Mahosky was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail early Tuesday morning after being round asleep behind the wheel of his car near an intersection with the keys in the ignition. Mahosky admitted to having “two drinks within the last hour”, and agreed to field sobriety tests, during which officers say he showed multiple signs of impairment. He consented to a breathalyzer and blew a 0.157 BAC, nearly twice the legal limit in Tennessee. Mahosky was charged with DUI, and is free on pre-trial release.
32-year-old Tyler Fogarty is charged with domestic assault and vandalism after a series of visits to his ex-girlfriend’s home this week using a spare key he retained. The victim reports on the first night she sustained bruises to her arms and chest after he pulled her from a bathroom toilet, dragging her across the floor in an attempt to take her iPhone due to being jealous over her dating another man. The following night, he reappeared at 3 a.m. wearing a bathrobe and again confronted her about the same issue. During this visit, he was able to take the phone and the victim was able to use her Apple Watch to call 911 as he destroyed her iPhone after looking through it. Tyler Fogarty is free on a $4,500 bond.
25-year-old Sandro Kozul is free on pre-trial release after police say he was doing a burn-out in downtown Nashville shortly after having “three wine drinks” in a hot tub. His speech was reportedly slow and mumbled, and he eventually blew a 0.127 BAC.