21-year-old Benjamin Clark of McMinnville is charged with disorderly conduct after he struck Metro Nashville Polie Lieutenant John Batty on the back and quickly walked away just before 1 a.m. near 4th & Broadway in downtown Nashville. As officers detained him, he continued to be disorderly in public and stated he had “four drinks” so far in the evening. Despite him continuing to be irate and ignore commands, Clark was issued a state citation for disorderly conduct and sent on his way. He was booked on that citation this week.
41-year-old Raymond Flores was the subject of a disorderly person call outside of Luke Bryan’s Bar on Broadway in downtown Nashville early Saturday morning. He was reportedly becoming aggressive and threatening toward an unknown female at the location. Officers arrived to find him yelling and screaming at the woman and grabbing the back of her head while yelling at her. As officers attempted to place him into custody, he became aggressive with officers, who had to use force and “joint manipulation techniques” to get him cuffed. He told officers he was “very” drunk, and when asked to elaborate on the amount he had to drink, he stated “a lot!” He was placed into custody and transported to booking.
Just before 3 a.m. Saturday, Metro Nashville Police working the Entertainment District Initiative in downtown Nashville responded to Whiskey Row on Broadway to find 22-year-old Scott Valentine being disorderly. Management of the bar reported they had asked him to leave the business, and he refused, then security physically removed him after the began to fight with them, and he continued to attempt to re-enter the bar. Officer took him into custody and transported him to booking.
Metro Nashville Police received a call Saturday evening that two people riding on a red “moped” had fallen over due to drunkenness. As officers arrived at the intersection of N 14th St & Forrest Ave, 37-year-old Thomas Willey, in very slurred speech, identified himself as the driver of the motorized scooter. A witness says Willey attempted to flee before offices arrived, but was unable to successfully drive it away. Police note he was obviously intoxicated and admitted to drinking “2 margaritas” at a nearby bar earlier in the evening. He was transported to booking and charged with DUI.
29-year-old Jamesha Grady is charged with vandalism after she threw a bottle of hot sauce at her former lover’s truck on June 2nd. The former “intimate partners” had been in a verbal argument after which Carlos Harp decided to leave the situation and attempted to drive away. Grady, who was standing on the balcony of the residence, gave her best baseball toss of a hot sauce bottle onto the windshield, cracking the glass and covering it with red-hot sauce, according to police.
Tequila Cowboy Manager Joshua Lynch says he followed 22-year-old Bryce O’Connor all the way to the Shelby Street pedestrian Bridge and “detained” him after he vandalized a door at the downtown Nashville bar. Video from the incident shows O’Conner kicking an employee entrance door inside the business. The damage was estimated at $2,000 and included replacing the electronic locking system.
35-year-old Krystal Wallace was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail, charged with the aggravated assault with a deadly weapon of her ex-girlfriend, Ashten Stephenson. The victim says the pair still live together and were in an argument about Krystal being extremely intoxicated and belligerent in the home. After the victim retreated to her bedroom to remove herself from the situation, she says Krystal rushed into the bedroom holding a steak knife, declaring I’m going to kill you!”.
Police located the steak knife and charged Krystal Wallace with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. She is free on a $5,000 bond.