Oklahoma tourist Justin Pruitt deemed too disorderly for downtown Nashville

Oklahoma tourist Justin Pruitt deemed too disorderly for downtown Nashville

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27-year-old Justin Pruitt spat in the back of a police vehicle after they found him outside The Nashville Underground yelling. On July 28th, MNPD officers found Justin on the sidewalk outside The Underground Nashville and Acme bar, where security had removed him for yelling at customers. When police made contact with Justin, they said that he yelled derogatory remarks at them, walked away, hit traffic signs, and ran when they told him to stop. Police caught him and had to forcibly detain him due to his resistance. When he was placed into the police vehicle he reportedly spit several times in the back of it while en route to the jail.

Justin Pruitt (MNPD)
Justin Pruitt (MNPD)

Justin Lane Pruitt of S Rangeline in Tecumseh, OK, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on July 28th, charged with disorderly conduct, evading arrest, and resisting arrest. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $2,500, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave him pre-trial release from their facility.

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