Dakota Harney charged with having a handgun while drunk at Fox & Hound bar

Dakota Harney charged with having a handgun while drunk at Fox & Hound bar

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23-year-old Dakota Harney was seen by several people tapping a gun on the glass outside Fox & Hound bar on Rivergate Pkwy. Police arrived at the bar and spoke to Martha Smith, who said she saw Dakota tap a gun on the glass, yell at guests by a pool table, then re-enter the bar and call someone a “bitch.” Earlier, she said she noticed him upset with another patron but could not tell who it was. At that time, she said that she kept an eye on him but did not see a firearm. While standing outside with another employee and seeing him tap the glass with the weapon, she called Goodlettsville Police Department. Several other witnesses also said they saw Dakota tap on the glass with a pistol to get someone’s attention. Police approached Dakota; they said he smelled of alcohol and did not have a pistol in his possession. Dakota said he drank inside Fox & Hound earlier for about three hours with friends. He said the man he rode with had a firearm, but he did not. Police reviewed security footage that showed Dakota going outside and tapping a gun on the glass later. Further investigation showed that Dakota is a convicted felon out of Florida.

Dakota Tray Harney (MNPD)
Dakota Tray Harney (MNPD)

Dakota Tray Harney was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on August 13th, charged with possession of a handgun while under the influence and felon in possession of a handgun, A judicial commissioner set his bond at $3,500.

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