33-year-old tourist Joseph Boyington stayed at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Nashville this week with his girlfriend, Chelsea Matthews Dyer. The couple was enjoying Broadway Monday night when an argument erupted, and Chelsea returned to the hotel and checked into a new separate room. Later in the evening, after Boyington returned to the hotel, she eventually provided him with her new room number, and he visited her on the 23rd floor. She says he grabbed her by the throat and pushed her against a wall, and then took her cell phone and fled the room. She found him on the 3rd floor and encountered him about taking her phone, and he then reportedly threw her against a wall again, and he fled the hotel. Officers documented marks and injuries on the victim and took Boyington into custody.
21-year-old Liz Quiroz and her friend were lying in the middle of the road at 2:10 a.m. Sunday, too intoxicated to talk or stand. Despite multiple attempts to assist them to their hotel, Quiroz was unable to produce complete sentences or assist herself in avoiding jail. Due to her location and state of intoxication, she was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
21-year-old Nicole Marpaung was reportedly instructed by security staff at Brooklyn Bown Nashville to leave four times on November 26th. Marpaung eventually left the venue but returned a short time later and aggressively approached the bouncer and “got in his face,” according to an arrest report. She then retrieved a small bottle and repeatedly struck him in the chest until he was able to get on top of her and take her to the ground to stop the attack. Shen then bit his arm. Officers observed security video, which confirmed the incident, and issued Nicole Marpaung a citation, charging her with assault. She was booked on that citation this week. #ShesABiter
54-year-old Michael Lucero was intoxicated in front of the Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville late Wednesday night and advised security he had a pass to go backstage. It was explained to him he would have to wait for someone from the band to come up and get him. Lucero became upset and pushed the victim, Edward Perry, to enter the location. He thing punched the victim in the face, leaving him with a bloody nose. During questioning, Lucero stated that he “whooped his ass.”
40-year-old Leo Shane Webster of Canby, Oregon, was booked this week on a citation charging him with the assault of Brian Theriac, who is a bouncer at Kid Rock’s Bar in downtown Nashville. Staff says he was initially removed from the venue for being disorderly, only to return to the location a short time later and punch a bouncer in the chest. The incident was captured on video.
54-year-old James Winters and his girlfriend, Linda Mcgonigle, were staying at the Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Nashville this weekend when she ended their relationship late Friday night. She says James became upset and pushed her against a wall, holding her neck against the wall with his hands. Officers arrived and documented marks on the victim’s neck and took Winters into custody, charging him with domestic assault.
Metro Nashville Police say 35-year-old Jeremiah Walker assaulted a security guard in Printers Alley in downtown Nashville early Saturday morning. As they responded to the scene, the manager of the venue advised Walker was now standing outside of The Whiskey Shot. Officers located Walker, who was trying to leave the area in an Uber, and advised he was being detained as the suspect in an assault. Walker refused to cooperate, refused to move out of the road, and tussled with officers. He was eventually taken into custody and transported to booking.
Metro Nashville Police Officers working the Entertainment District Initiative on 2nd Ave. in downtown Nashville made contact with 30-year-old Shayleigh Cook, who was lying down on the sidewalk next to her vomit and appeared to be extremely intoxicated. She was unable to assist with determining anyone she was with downtown or where she was staying. Cook was taken into custody for public intoxication and transported to booking.
27-year-old Justin Burks was observed driving his vehicle the wrong way on Interstate Drive in downtown Nashville just before 1 a.m. Saturday. Officers followed him as he was unable to maintain his lane of travel and repeatedly changed lanes without any warning. During a subsequent traffic stop, officers say Burks reeked of alcohol and refused to exit the vehicle when ordered to do so. He was eventually taken into custody and charged with DUI and for the loaded firearm that was next to him in the vehicle.
Metro Nashville Police responded to an automobile crash just after 1 a.m. Sunday morning at the railroad crossing downtown at 2nd Ave near Gay St. 23-year-old Hugh Hoagland had driven his vehicle into a fence on the opposite side of the road from his lane of travel. He was found slumped over the driver’s seat and was eventually awakened by knocking on the window. He admitted he had been drinking “around here” but continued to deny he had crashed into the fence where he sat and even denied that there was ever a crash. He attempted field sobriety tests but stopped them after starting.