22-year-old Andrew Malone was jailed on September 30th after he was pulled over on I-40 after police observed him stopping suddenly near exit 201A. A strong odor of alcohol came from the vehicle. His pupils were abnormally large, and his eyes were bloodshot. He had trouble keeping his eyes open while speaking with officers. The passenger in the vehicle admitted that they had both been drinking. Malone declined to perform sobriety tests and refused to give a blood sample. Officers found an empty White Claw under the driver’s seat and a Tall Boy on the passenger’s side. Malone was then taken into custody and transported to booking.
61-year-old Pamela Semple was driving an Infiniti sedan on the wrong side of McGavock Pike early Saturday morning. MNPD officers observed Pamela attempt to correct her driving by crossing over the concrete median barrier. They attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but she was slow to do so and needed to be informed through a loudspeaker to do so. Pamela was visibly intoxicated and admitted to having four vodka mixed drinks at the Music City Bar & Grill around 6 p.m. She performed poorly on sobriety tests. After she agreed to provide a breath sample, she blew a .159% BAC.
21-year-old Joseph Martinez was arrested outside Jason Aldean’s bar early Saturday morning for fighting. Police reported Joseph tried to punch a random individual after identifying him with his license. He was searched and placed into the patrol vehicle to be transported to booking.
On the afternoon of September 29th, Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Demonbreun Street and 8th Avenue South regarding an accident. Upon arrival, officers observed 34-year-old Jarred Gigliotti holding the hand of his passenger, his wife, due to injuries she sustained as their scooter crashed into a WeGo Transit bus. He became irate once medics started to help the passenger and attempted to confront the driver of the MTA Bus before being stopped by an Officer and a bystander. Gigliotti began to walk away as Officers were gathering his information and showed visible signs of intoxication.
Officers witnessed Gigliotti punch a wall and try to confront the driver again before trying to get onto a scooter to go to the hospital with his wife. Gigliotti was detained and placed into a patrol car for safety issues while Officers gathered more information from witnesses regarding the incident. Officers were told that the bus driver attempted to slow down and merge into the left lane but was unable due to traffic and as the bus tried to avoid Gigliotti and his wife, the mirror of the bus clipped his wife, knocking them off the scooter before the bus ran over her hand. Gigliotti was read his Miranda rights before agreeing to speak with Officers. He admitted to being in control of the scooter and consuming 5 12oz. beers at Jason Aldean’s Bar. Officers had probable cause to believe Gigliotti was operating a vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, and after obtaining a sample of blood, he was transported to booking for Aggravated Vehicular Assault.
Officers responded to a single-vehicle accident call from Karyn Sloan at Aurora Avenue in the early hours of September 30th. Upon arrival, Officers observed damage to Sloan’s property. Sloan stated she heard a vehicle press the gas aggressively in front of her house before witnessing a gray Dodge Challenger lose control and run into the bushes in her yard. She then told the Officers that her husband got into his vehicle to attempt to follow or locate the Challenger and was able to advise Officers that it was located at Globe Place. Upon arrival, Officers observed 42-year-old Nickolas Daugherty asleep in the passenger seat of the Challenger. Daugherty showed visible signs of intoxication after being woken up by Officers and having to step out of the vehicle. He refused to perform sobriety tests, and then officers read Daugherty his Miranda Rights before obtaining a search warrant for a sample of his blood. He was then arrested for driving under the influence, hit and run, implied consent, and leaving the scene of an accident- damage $ 1,500 or less.
A Davidson County Grand Jury has indicted 27-year-old Brittany Dougan for Theft of Property and Fraudulent Use of Credit/Debit between July 2021 through May 2022. The indictment alleges the theft was from J & J Services. A Judicial Commissioner set her bond at $20,000.
Officers were flagged down by Miranda Lambert’s Bar Staff regarding an individual trying to enter after being told he was not welcome due to his behavior and level of intoxication. 29-year-old Dylan Divine was observed to be visibly intoxicated by Officers. Divine could not provide information about where his friends were, his phone, or his address. He was placed into custody as he was believed to be a danger to himself if left unattended.
Officers observed 26-year-old Thomas Alexander turn onto Broadway, where the road was closed, and then turn in the lane of oncoming traffic on September 30th. Alexander was signaled to pull over and to get out of the vehicle. During the sobriety test, he showed multiple signs of intoxication and was placed into custody for driving under the influence of alcohol. Alexander was also in possession of a firearm while under the influence. He admitted to pre-gaming prior to driving.
Police say 20-year-old Preston ‘Davis’ Cannon shot large mortar-style fireworks from a moving vehicle at a couple who were walking their dog on September 15. Keiffer Smith and Leah Langfelder were walking their dog near Scarlet Ridge Drive and Autumn Crossing Way when a vehicle approached them, and fireworks were launched from the vehicle, exploding in their direction. One of the explosions struck Mr. Smith. Interviews and video surveillance revealed Cannon to be the person who shot the fireworks from the moving vehicle. Multiple warrants were issued for his arrest, and he was booked into custody on September 30.
Officers responded to a call regarding a domestic disturbance on September 23rd at Stones River Cove. Scott Tilley told officers that 44-year-old Heather Miller became angry towards him, grabbed a knife, and threatened to kill him. Tilley then stated he grabbed Miller’s arm to rid her hand of the knife before she began striking him in the chest and shoulders. She returned to rip his shirt before he walked away. Miller told Officers that she found Tilley in bed with another woman when she got home from the hospital. She approached Tilley to grab his shirt and ripped it. Miller told authorities he grabbed her arm, causing it to bruise, and pulled her into the room, slapping her in the face before he left. Officers observed a bruise on Miller’s arm, determined Miller as the primary aggressor, and took her into custody.