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On October 7th, 27-year-old William Wright was observed walking through the parking lot in the area just outside the Phish concert in Downtown Nashville. Officers described a sea of fifty to one hundred people who were all partaking in inhaling nitrous oxide via inflated balloons. Officers noted some were talkative; some were talking about how high they were; some were quiet, while others vomited. Wright began to walk in the other direction upon seeing the police before being detained. Wright admitted to selling balloons inflated with nitrous oxide for $5 and was placed into custody for inhaling fumes-sale or delivery.
William Kenneth Wright of Granite Street in Philadelphia, PA, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on October 7th, charged with toxic vapors. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $2,000, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave him pre-trial release from their facility.
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