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24-year-old Benjamin Robertson was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Saturday just before 7 p.m. after he was determined to be too drunk for downtown Nashville. Officers encountered him extremely intoxicated on Broadway, where he was causing multiple disturbances with businesses and other citizens in the entertainment district. Unable to find anyone to take care of him, he was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
ARREST WARRANT / AFFIDAVIT:
Police were patrolling Broadway nearby 4th Ave S during the Entertainment District Initiative on 12/18/2021, at 1849 HRS. Officers were alerted by several employees of nearby businesses to the defendant causing a disturbance. Police located the defendant walking on Broadway not far from the intersection. The defendant slurred his words, was unsteady on his feet, and was unable to tell officers where his friends were located. He was placed into custody as his level of intoxication rendered him unable to care for himself.