Metro Nashville Police met 19-year-old Gabriel Ryan Tyson in downtown Nashville in January during a routine check of street vendor licenses. They noticed he was dancing around on the sidewalk and drinking from an open bottle of Charles Smith Kung Fu Girl Riesling. They issued him a citation for vending without a license, he poured out the open container of wine, and everyone went about their night. Sometime later, the officers realized Tyson was only 19-years-old, and three days after the citation, Officer Shawn Kaelin swore out the pettiest warrants of his career, charging the teen with underage drinking and underage possession of alcohol.
Jalil Huddleston says she went to dinner with her ex-boyfriend, 44-year-old Franklin Dee Settle, at the Green Hills Grille Saturday. During the dinner, the pair engaged in a verbal altercation and she took possession of his phone. In an attempt to retrieve his phone he grabbed her by the hair and brought her to the ground in the middle of the restaurant. Multiple witnesses reported he appeared to be strangling her during the altercation.
45-year-old Douglas Bellamy traveled from Las Vegas to Nashville with his fiancée of 3 years, Mandy Shappee, and stayed at the Bobby Hotel in downtown Nashville. As they arrived at the airport to return home they caused a scene, during which Bellamy screamed “You’re DONE!” bringing them to the attention of airport police. As they were interviewed, Shappee disclosed that Bellamy had gotten physical with her at the hotel, she had packed a suitcase to return to Vegas, he had come with her to the airport, and here they were now. On their way into the airport, Bellamy also assaulted her curbside, even “manhandling” her, as described by offices who reviewed the incident.
75-year-old Gerald McClure was pulling into the 31-W Liquor store parking lot when another vehicle struck his truck as he was turning across two lanes of traffic. while investigating the accident, it became apparent McClure was intoxicated and admitted to drinking prior to driving. He was charged with DUI and was freed on pre-trial release just over two hours later, with 40 minutes remaining until the liquor store closed for the night.
Metro Nashville Police say 37-year-old Phillip Mey was causing issues with staff at Acme Feed & Seed on Broadway in downtown Nashville and had made it to the sidewalk in front of the venue when they encountered him. He remained incredibly intoxicated, unsteady on his feet, and was determined to be unable to care for himself.
Rayshonda Crawford says, who is 8 months pregnant, says 38-year-old Cameron Eason, with who she also has a child, entered her home without permission, and that it has been an ongoing issue since he moved out two months ago. She told police when it happened this weekend, she grabbed a knife in self-defense and demanded that he leave her home. He refused and a struggle ensued over the knife, which was captured on video, and threatened to kill her. As police were investigating, Eason came back onto her property in an aggressive manner toward her, stopping just inches from her as she screamed for help from the officers he threatened to punch her in the face. Police took Eason into custody and transported him to booking.
Goodlettsville Police officers were standing in the rear of police headquarters Saturday when 32-year-old Anthony Denton drove his Chrysler sedan into the rear parking lot and over a curb while officers watched. He told them he had come to city hall to help his brother, who he said worked for the city. In the middle of performing field sobriety tests, Denton stopped and stated he was intoxicated. He was charged with DUI.
Police were en route to a call at the Wild Beaver Saloon when they encountered 22-year-old Cory Duffey two blocks away fighting in the middle of traffic with two other individuals. Officers stopped to calm the situation and Duffey stated he just wanted to go home, which he said was both Smyrna and Texas. He then advised officers he just needed to find the sidewalk and that will lead him to where he lives. He accused multiple strangers of stealing his phone at random and spelled his name a different way each time he was asked.
18-year-old Chayston Taylor surrendered to Metro Nashville SWAT Team negotiators Friday after pulling both a .357 pistol and his grandfather’s 16-gauge shotgun on his mother, Sharika Taylor, and her boyfriend, Phillip Hamilton. He reportedly told her she was going to die and he was going to “blow her brains out”. When Hamilton stated “never point a gun at your momma”, Chayston told him he had 5 rounds and he was going to fire them. Once Taylor barricaded himself in a bedroom and police resources arrived on-scene, the two victims were able to escape the home.
Metro Nashville Police found 23-year-old Allison ‘Allie’ Hutchinson sitting in the driver’s seat of her car as they responded to a traffic collision on March 13th. She smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech, and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Once given a breathalyzer, she blew a 0.204% BAC.