Man accuses bar staff of stealing his wallet; it was in his pocket — Gregory Boatright arrested

Man accuses bar staff of stealing his wallet; it was in his pocket — Gregory Boatright arrested

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36-year-old Gregory Boatright became extremely intoxicated at Bootlegger’s Inn on Broadway in downtown Nashville Saturday night and began to accuse employees and patrons of the bar of stealing his wallet. He eventually became a disruption and was asked to leave – a request which he refused. Police responded to the bar, and after more drunken behavior he was placed into custody for public intoxication. A search incident to arrest determined his wallet was in his back pocket.

COMPLAINT:
2022-0010902
ARREST WARRANT / AFFIDAVIT:
On 01-08-2022, at approximately 2136 hours, the defendant was asked by employees of 207 Broadway [Bootlegger’s Inn] to leave the location due to being intoxicated and continuing to accuse employees and patrons of the location of stealing his wallet.

After the defendant was escorted out of the location by employees, Officer Hodges observed as the defendant continued to cause issues with the bouncers at the same location as he stood on the public sidewalk. Officer Hodges observed the defendant to be heavily intoxicated while on the public sidewalk as he did so.

He observed the defendant to be unsteady on his feet, with watery eyes, and heard him speak with slurred speech. It was apparent to Officer Hodges that the defendant was in danger due to being unable to care for himself. It was also apparent to Officer Hodges the defendant would continue to unreasonably annoy people in the vicinity.

The defendant was then physically arrested and searched incident to arrest. Officer Jones located the defendant previously mentioned wallet during the search in the defendant’s own back jeans pocket.

PROSECUTOR:
TREVOR N JONES
SIGNED BY COMMISSIONER / JUDGE:
CAROLYN PIPHUS
VICTIM:
SOCIETY
Gregory Boatright (MNPD)
Gregory Boatright (MNPD)
CASE CHARGE BOND
GS959544 PUBLIC INTOXICATION 250

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DEFENDANT: BOATRIGHT, GREGORY A
AKA(s): GREG BOATRIGHT
GREGORY BOATRIGHT
GREGGORY BOATRIGHT
GREGORY A BOATRIGHT
ADDRESS:
JMS ID: 969078
CONTROL ID: 605980
SEX: M
RACE: W
DOB: 12/13/1985 (36)
ADMITTED: 01/08/2022 11:07 PM
RELEASED: 01/09/2022 05:59 AM
BOND VIA:

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