Landon Hale drunkenly brings two loaded guns into Waffle House

Landon Hale drunkenly brings two loaded guns into Waffle House

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23-year-old Landon Hale was at Waffle House holding his gun out in his hand in the early hours of December 4th. Officers arrived, noticed Hale matched the description, and detained him. Hale was visibly intoxicated, as they could smell the odor of alcohol when he spoke. Officers observed the magazine end of a firearm sticking out of Hale’s pocket, searched him, and located two loaded guns. Hale was Mirandized and then admitted to drinking alcohol earlier and owning the two firearms. Witnesses advised he was not pointing the gun or threatening anyone but was holding it out in his hand. Hale was taken into custody for public intoxication and being in possession of a weapon while under the influence.

Landon Hale (MNPD)
Landon Hale (MNPD)

Landon D. Hale of Norwalk Drive in Nashville, TN, was booked into Metro Nashville Jail on December 4th, charged with weapon possession while under the influence and public intoxication. 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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