Metro Nashville Police & fire responded to I-40 East near White Bridge Pike in the early hours of Monday morning and pulled 30-year-old Nashville Musician Franklin “Trey” Calloway out of his Ford F-150, which he crashed. Multiple Nashville Firefighters say Calloway told them he had been drinking, and police say he reeked of alcohol upon contact. As he tried to stand on his own, officers had to catch him several times as he attempted to topple over. He motioned he “wasn’t sure” when asked how much alcohol he had consumed, and after the first two field sobriety tests, Calloway stated, “I know I’ve failed the tests already; why are you embarrassing me?” and refused all other tests.
19-year-old Jacob Brewster says he was inside a residence at the Hillmeade Apartments late Friday night with some friends after bringing them home and drinking some tequila with them. He says he “got in his feelings” about a situation and decided to leave. He was too intoxicated to drive home and decided to sleep in his vehicle in the parking lot. Before sleeping, he continued to drink from a bottle of vodka in the car.
A short time later, around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Metro Nashville Police responded to an unrelated shots-fired call at the complex and came across Brewster in the parking lot, who was now slumped over the driver’s seat with the car running and the door wide open. Brewster was unresponsive for several minutes with vomit both inside and outside the car and all over himself. Officers were able to turn off the car, and Brewster eventually woke up and tried to put the car in gear and leave. He eventually blew a 0.123% BAC on a breathalyzer.
Police say 27-year-old Daniel Mosier was involved in a traffic accident at West End & 17th Ave N. and as officers responded to the scene, a witness informed them that Mosier had just admitted stated he had been drinking and just wanted to pay the other party for damages and be on his way. Officers say Mosier made the patrol car reek of alcohol once he was inside and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Mosier claimed it had been over five hours since he had a couple of beers.
During the early Friday morning road closures for the Music City Grand Prix, 24-year-old Nicholas Sedita drove into a curb and struck a barrier just before 2 a.m. while speeding toward a security officer near 1st Street and Nissan Stadium. The vehicle fled the scene and was soon located near 7th St. & Davidson, smoking and making loud noises. A Metro Nashville Police officer initiated emergency equipment and attempted a traffic stop as the vehicle continued to flee until a supervisor directed for the chase to end. Officers then quietly followed the vehicle from a distance, and it stopped on its own as it entered Shelby Park, and the driver was taken into custody. He eventually blew a 0.221% BAC on a breathalyzer and was charged with DUI & leaving the scene of an accident.
First responders located 21-year-old Matthew Zito asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle at the intersection of Brownlee Drive and Brook Hollow Road just after 1 a.m. Sunday. As firefighters approached the vehicle, Zito briefly woke up and drove further down the road, where he fell back asleep. Nashville Fire was able to place blocks in front of his tires so he couldn’t move any further and then removed him from the vehicle. Officers arrived as he was being escorted to the ambulance. Zito stated he had “3 or 4 drafts” at a bar on 21st Ave, where he was drinking with his co-workers prior to driving. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking.
30-year-old Robert Colton Lewis was backing into the street just after midnight Friday night to perform a three-point-turn when he collided with Nashville Fire Department Engine 29. Investigating officers found Lewis to be intoxicated, and he admitted to drinking prior to driving and the crash. He declined all field sobriety tests and breath/chemical testing. He was transported to booking, charged with DUI, and violation of the implied consent law.
47-year-old Dean White told off Metro Nashville Police he drank “two bottles of Pinot Grigio” in the early morning hours prior to crashing his car into another vehicle at 11:17 a.m. Saturday. The accident occurred near the Church Street exit of I-40, just blocks from his residence in the 1800 block of Church Street. He further disclosed he had not consumed any food since 7 p.m. Friday. He reportedly reeked of alcohol and had inconsistencies about where he was coming from and what occurred. White refused field sobriety testing, but was transported to Metro General for a blood draw as the other party sustained injuries from the accident.
Metro Nashville Police responded to a motor vehicle crash near Gallatin Pike & Carolyn Ave, where they found 32-year-old Chelsea Hardy behind the wheel of one of the involved vehicles. She stated she had no idea how the crash occurred and had constricted pupils and the odor of urine on her clothes. Field sobriety tests had to be terminated due to her level of intoxication. Hardy admitted to drinking “two margaritas” and taking an Ambien “last night.”
Police say 28-year-old Luke Matthew Skeldon was speeding as he drove past officers on Nolensville Pike at 3:08 a.m. Saturday, when he was paced at 65 mph in a 45 mph zone. When a traffic stop was initiated, he was slow to pull into a parking lot and appeared extremely intoxicated during the interaction. Skeldon stated he was leaving the Flamingo Cocktail Club, where he had three mixed drinks before driving. After performing poorly on field sobriety tests, Skeldon was given a breathalyzer and taken into custody. The warrant details a 0.70 BAC, which MNPD confirmed was a typo, but they did not provide the actual BAC prior to publication.
Officers working the Entertainment District Initiative in downtown Nashville were flagged down by bystanders who advised that 28-year-old Christopher Reddick was asleep or passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle on Broadway amid many other cars and pedestrians. He was coming to as officers approached his vehicle, but he provided severely delayed responses to questions and was obviously intoxicated. He stated: “I’ve been drinking enough today,” and refused all field sobriety and chemical/breath tests.