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23-year-old Matthew Blankenship was trespassed from Bridgestone Arena when he refused to leave the Nickelback concert on August 1. MNPD officers arrived at Bridgestone Arena to remove an individual refusing to obey security. Police spoke to security, who said Matthew was vomiting in the bathroom and refusing to leave. Matthew refused any medical help and admitted to police that he had seven or eight shots as well as a flask of Jim Beam.
Matthew Garrett Blankenship of MTN Valley Rd in Lynco, WV, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on August 1st, charged with criminal trespass and public intoxication. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $200, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave him pre-trial release from their facility.