36-year-old tourist Jessika Dagons is charged with assaulting a manager of Rippy’s Honky Tonk and an off-duty police officer working security there on Saturday. As they were attempting to escort her from the property, she began to punch and kick them. Metro Nashville Police arrived at the location, took her into custody, and transported her to booking.
Metro Nashville Officers working the Entertainment District Initiative late Friday night found 27-year-old Michael Terry being disorderly at Johnny Cash’s Bar in downtown Nashville. Staff told police he was attempting to start fights with other patrons and was heavily intoxicated. Officed transported him to booking and charged him with disorderly conduct and public intoxication.
31-year-old Joshua Booth was found yelling and screaming in Printers Alley Sunday, and after officers arrived to investigate, they observed him begin to fight another person. As officers began to detain Booth, he pulled away and attempted not to be cuffed. He was extremely intoxicated and was eventually placed under arrest and transported to booking.
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.
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.
Late Saturday night, Metro Nashville Police were flagged down by bouncers at Kid Rock’s Bar on Broadway in downtown Nashville. The staff stated that 23-year-old Austin Barrett was causing a scene as he attempted to cut the line to get inside and was starting fights with other patrons. Police observed him to be yelling and confrontational as they approached him, and after he refused to calm down, he was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
Metro Nashville Police Officers working the Entertainment District Initiative Thursday night on Broadway observed 29-year-old Joshua Aaron Petti punch another person in the face on the sidewalk in front of Luck Bastard Saloon just before 11 p.m. Officer Coleman attempted to take Petti into custody but was met with resistance as he pulled away. Officers eventually took Petti to the ground to gain control of him, and continued to struggle until he was transported to booking.
Three protestors were taken into custody at Nashville’s Planned Parenthood location Thursday during a protest. 41-year-old Edmee Chavannes demanded to be let inside the private building so she could “preach the gospel to the staff!” She told officers she planned on telling the staff they were murderers and preaching to them. 31-year-old Bevelyn Williams was beating on the door, yelling to be let inside. 33-year-old Rickey Nelson Williams, who was armed with a 9mm pistol, told police there were people inside murdering babies and refused to leave. He explained his group had been at the Mt. Juliet location earlier and were escorted away from that property before arriving here.
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.
39-year-old Rick Patoray told police he drank five beers at Cobra, along with taking prescribed medication, before being pulled over for a traffic stop when he made an extremely wide right turn and went into the center lane, and then took nearly a half-mile to stop with blue lights activated behind him the entire time. Officers say he smelled of alcohol and was too inebriated even to attempt field sobriety tests. When asked to submit to a chemical or breath test, he would only state that he wanted a lawyer. Officers obtained a warrant for his blood which was drawn at Metro General Hospital prior to booking.