Phillip Cooney urinates on sidewalk after walking into traffic

Phillip Cooney urinates on sidewalk after walking into traffic

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45-year-old Phillip Cooney stumbled into the street disregarding traffic and was nearly hit by two vehicles near Rosa L Parks and Broadway in the early hours of March 11th. Cooney continued southbound on 8th Avenue South and took a right onto McGavock Street near the intersection. This is where he started urinating on the sidewalk. Officers observed this and approached Cooney, who showed multiple signs of impairment as he admitted to being intoxicated. Cooney was deemed a danger to himself and was taken into custody for public intoxication.

Phillip Cooney (MNPD)
Phillip Cooney (MNPD)

Phillip C Cooney was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on March 11th, charged with public intoxication. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $100.

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