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59-year-old James Smith was kicked out of Double E’s Bar and Grill on Lebanon Pike after consuming a large amount of alcohol and becoming disorderly with other patrons. He then fell asleep in his car in the parking lot. Later that night, security approached his vehicle to check on him, at which time Smith stood up and reached into his pants in a draw/stroke motion. Security tackled him to the ground and disarmed him. Officers arrived to find him detained and took custody of the Glock 43X and two blunts from his pants pocket.
James Smith of Drexel St in Nashville, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on December 25th and charged with public intoxication, possession or casual exchange, and possession of a weapon under the influence. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $2,550.