Brandy Morin attempts to flee police after being caught with out-of-county warrants

40-year-old Brandy Morin was caught with out-of-county warrants at Charlotte Avenue on June 14th. When officers arrived after being called for backup, they observed Morin trying to hide herself in front of a van. After making eye contact with law enforcement, Morin attempted to run away, causing a brief foot chase. Once Morin was caught, officers tried to cuff her, but she refused to put her arms behind her back. After several attempts to wrestle away from officers, Morin was placed under arrest. While speaking to Morin, she admitted that she ran because she had warrants for her arrest. Brandy Morin was then taken into custody and charged with resisting arrest and evading arrest.

Nathan Driscoll assaults friend outside of Jason Aldean’s Rooftop Bar, says they were “play fighting”

23-year-old Nathaniel James Driscoll had an altercation with his friend in front of Jason Aldean’s Rooftop Bar around 12:43 a.m. on June 14th. Officers observed Driscoll grabbing his friend’s chin and lifting it before smacking him. After this, the two began wrestling with each other. Officers ordered Driscoll to stop, but he continued to grab onto his friend’s shirt. Officers grabbed Driscoll by his left arm and had to shove him away. Then, Driscoll started yelling and screaming at officers, stating he was not doing anything wrong and only “play fighting” with his friend. When officers tried to arrest him, he ran forward while pulling his arms away until officers took him to the ground and detained him. During a subsequent search, a small bag with a white powdery substance was found in Driscoll’s back pocket, which Driscoll later admitted he believed was cocaine. Driscoll’s friend told officers that Driscoll attacked him for not leaving the bar with him earlier, adding that he did not believe he was trying to “play fight.” Driscoll’s friend did not wish to press charges for the incident. Driscoll was taken into custody for disorderly conduct, simple possession, and resisting arrest.

Underage DUI: Axel Gutierrez crashes into yard, hides Glock in trashcan after drinking BuzzBall

18-year-old Axel Gutierrez had a single-vehicle accident near Foster Avenue and Peachtree Street on June 16th. While officers were on the way to the location, they read the call text stating that the call-taker heard a male say, “Hide the gun under the seat.” The call text also stated that a witness observed the driver, Gutierrez, and his passenger walk to a trashcan to throw something away.  When officers arrived, they noticed Gutierrez standing on the sidewalk talking to Officer Ranaudo, who told them that he saw Gutierrez in the driver’s seat with the engine on while it was on top of the fence. Then, officers spoke with Gutierrez’s passenger, who initially stated they did not hide anything in the trashcan or say anything about hiding a gun under the seat. During their interaction, Gutierrez had a slight alcoholic odor and showed signs of intoxication before refusing to answer their questions and becoming belligerent.  Officers tried to handcuff Gutierrez, but he resisted. While detaining him, the witness returned to the scene, advising officers that she saw him drive into a soccer goal and drag it until he hit the fence, where the car stopped. Then, she said she saw them run to a trashcan and return to the vehicle. When officers searched the trashcan, they retrieved a Glock 48, which Gutierrez’s passenger said belonged to Gutierrez. Officers later located a BuzzBallz cocktail near the crash site and discovered that Gutierrez did not have a valid driver’s license. Gutierrez was taken into custody for evidence tampering, resisting arrest, underage alcohol consumption, not having a valid driver’s license, weapon possession while under the influence, and driving under the influence.

Parker Deaton caught exposing his manhood while urinating in Downtown Nashville Park

22-year-old Parker Andrew Deaton was taken into custody for public indecency and resisting arrest on June 15th. Around 3:04 a.m., patrolling officers noticed Deaton urinating with his genitals fully exposed at a public park near 3rd Avenue South. Officers approached Deaton and told him he could not do that. After Deaton finished urinating, officers told him to “come here” several times. However, Deaton refused and stated he did not have to. Officers then attempted to handcuff him, during which he became resistive, trying to pull away and preventing them from cuffing him. Officers pulled Deaton to the ground, where they had to pry his arms back to arrest him. He was later detained for the occurrence.

Joiunyque Maynard strangles mother during argument over phone bill

23-year-old Joiunyque Maynard was involved in a domestic altercation with her godmother and roommate, Sunnie Reed, at their residence on June 8th. When officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with Maynard, who stated that she was walking to the pool when Reed called her and asked her about the phone bill. After this, she went back to the residence, which is where the verbal argument started. During the argument, Maynard’s biological mother, Tranika Smith, arrived at the residence. Maynard admitted to officers that during the argument, she shoved Reed in the neck but was pushed away. Maynard admitted after being pushed away, she choked her mother, Tranika Smith, with both of her hands until Reed pulled her off. Maynard then proceeded to throw things outside as she was leaving the residence. Officers then spoke with Reed and Smith, who corroborated Maynard’s statements. Smith also informed officers that her blood flow felt restricted during the choking. When officers went to place Maynard into custody, she attempted to attack Smith again and resisted officers. Maynard was taken into custody for domestic assault, resisting arrest, and aggravated assault.

Nicholas Maldonado hits police officer in head with bag

 26-year-old Nicholas Maldonado was taken into custody for resisting arrest, assault of an officer, and obstructing a passageway on June 8th. Maldonado attempted to walk into the road near the 3rd Avenue South and Broadway intersection after being told by multiple officers not to. As officers tried to stop him, he swung his bag and struck Officer Steven Begley in the head. While being detained, he became resistive until he was taken to the ground and arrested.

Felisha Whitefield steals from Walmart, flees hospital after using fentanyl

22-year-old Felisha Whitfield stole merchandise from the Nolensville Pike Walmart around 2:04 p.m. on June 6th. Officers were advised that she attempted to fight with security, so they detained her until they arrived. When they arrived, medics assessed Whitefield after stating she had used fentanyl and nearly passed out several times during their interaction. Then, officers asked Whitefield for her name, and she gave them her mother’s name, “Melissa Cole,” stating, “I have my kids outside in my car in the parking lot.” After officers could not find her kids, they asked her, “Where are your kids?” Whitefield replied, “With my mom,” and gave them the address of their Bell Road apartment. When officers visited the unit, they spoke with her mother, Cole, who stated, “She always gives my name when she gets in trouble.” Then, medics transported Whitefield to Southern Hills Hospital for medical clearance. Officers later discovered she had two outstanding warrants, one from Nashville and the other from Williamson County.

Then, on June 9th, when Whitefield was getting discharged, she tried to run away from the hospital until security stopped her at the door and escorted her to her bed. Afterward, she ran into the parking lot and hid inside a random unlocked vehicle. Officers then located and detained her, during which she began resisting arrest. Whitefield was taken into custody for vehicle burglary, resisting arrest, escape from a penal institution, identity theft, and theft.

Gena Cardoza destroys patrol car, pinches officers to get away

23-year-old Gena Consuelo Cardoza was taken into custody for two counts of assault on an officer, domestic assault, vandalizing government property, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and public intoxication on June 9th. Late June 8th, the owner of Skull’s Rainbow Room called 911, advising them that Cardoza was highly intoxicated and fought with her boyfriend, Evan Sebastian Aleo. When security attempted to kick her out of the bar, she became aggressive and started hitting them. Security stated they witnessed her hitting Aleo and rolling around in the roadway, hindering traffic.

While officers spoke with security, they observed Cardoza being restrained by Aleo, who was trying to calm her down, while she was hitting him and pulling his hair, so they approached and detained her. Cardoza was lying on the ground, resisting, when officers tried arresting her. While being escorted to the patrol car, she attempted to trip the officers before kicking one in the leg. Cardoza pushed her feet against the patrol car as they placed her in the back, causing her to fall to the ground. After she was in the patrol car, she kicked the door and the window repeatedly, resulting in damage to the rear side panel door interior, and the wiring connecting the car was completely ripped out. As they waited for another officer to bring a hobble restraint, an officer opened the door to prevent Cardoza from kicking it, during which she managed to leave and bypass them. While trying to restrain her, she kicked and pinched another officer in the inner thigh until they were finally able to restrain her.

Gerald McClure tells police he “won’t let some foreigners get in his face & tell him what to do”

32-year-old Gerald McClure and his sister, Latina McClure, were escorted out of Rippy’s Bar around 7 p.m. on June 9th. When officers arrived, they observed Gerald “actively engaging in fighting behavior.” As officers spoke with Gerald, they smelled the unmistakable odor of alcohol coming from his breath. He was unsteady on his feet, had red, bloodshot, watery eyes, and was not making any sense. As officers tried to figure out what was going on, Gerald became irate and began yelling racial slurs at them and other patrons on Broadway. Gerald resisted as officers attempted to handcuff him.

Security advised that they asked Gerald to leave the bar due to his level of intoxication. He began to leave but changed his mind and began yelling at them. While being transported to booking, Gerald stated he would not let some “foreigners” get in his face and tell him what to do because he is a “native Tennessean and doesn’t have to listen to non-natives.” Mr. McClure was taken into custody for resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication.

Natasshia Gaddes throws her phone at officer, tells police she had been “partying all night”

28-year-old Natasshia Gaddes was seen assaulting officers and resisting arrest at a Dew Street apartment residence on June 9th. When backup officers arrived on the scene, they found another officer with a heavily intoxicated Gaddes in custody. Officers also found Gaddes’ boyfriend with multiple injuries and blood on his face. They spoke with the officer, who stated that while he tried to separate Gaddes and her boyfriend, she became irritated and started yelling at him. The officer then attempted to de-escalate the situation, but Gaddes threw her cell phone at him, hitting his foot. The officer then attempted to detain Gaddes, but she began to push and shove him. Gaddes then pulled away from the officer before throwing herself to the ground. Gaddes also kicked and attempted to headbutt the officer when they fell to the ground. Gaddes noted that she had been “partying all night.” Gaddes was taken into custody for assault on a first responder, public intoxication, and resisting arrest.

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