Man who jumped off pedestrian bridge into Cumberland River arrested — Jason Phillips

Man who jumped off pedestrian bridge into Cumberland River arrested — Jason Phillips

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21-year-old Jason Phillips jumped off the pedestrian bridge and into the Cumberland River just before 1 a.m. Sunday. Metro Nashville Police observed him swimming to the West shore near Broadway and 1st Ave S., and allowed him to be cleared by NFD medics before taking him into custody for public intoxication. Police say he still reeked of alcohol, had slurred speech, and had very dilated pupils.

Jason Phillips (MNPD)
Jason Phillips (MNPD)

Jason G. Phillips was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on June 12th, charged with public intoxication. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $250.

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