22-year-old Phillip Pate was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Saturday, where he was only charged with public intoxication. Police initially responded to Jason Aldean’s bar in downtown Nashville, where Pate says he was pushed by another patron, Richard Frederick Randall. Pate then punched him in the face, breaking his nose and sending him to the hospital for treatment. Police could not locate any witnesses or bouncers who were willing to come forward as a witness, and the victim was at the hospital, so Pate was charged with public intoxication, booked into jail, and released after eight hours with all charges dismissed.
29-year-old Thomas Gilmore is charged with disorderly conduct after Metro Police say he walked into the Central Precinct in downtown Nashville, upset about a cell phone issue, and demanding police fix it. When they explained they would not fix his phone, he began yelling obscenities and threatened to punch the on-duty officers.
Metro Nashville Police fired a taser on 29-year-old Andrew Gibson Sunday as he ran from them while they were attempting to place him under arrest. Gibson was inside Jason Aldean’s bar causing a disturbance when security staff asked him to leave and he refused. Gibson reportedly punched the staff member in the face, and ran out of the bar, only to return moments later to smash a concrete cinder block on the sidewalk out front. Police attempted to take him into custody, which ended in a short foot chase and taser deployment. Gibson is charged with assault and evading arrest, and is jailed in lieu of a $4,000 bond.
24-year-old Karla Diaz, of Nashville, was kicked out of Nudie’s Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville early Sunday morning and escorted out of the building by security. The unhappy patron then attempted to go back inside and was stopped by the bouncer at which time she threw a drink on him, and grabbed his vest with both hands. He stopped her before she could continue the assault, and placed her into custody while waiting for police to arrive. She was charged with assault and is free on pre-trial release.
38-year-old Hunter Brooke Macfarlane, a tourist from North Carolina, was found on the floor of Miranda Lambert’s Casa Rosa on Broadway in downtown Nashville with his pants around his ankles, having defecated on himself while screaming: “They [security guards] are trying to kill me!” Security flagged down officers after the man refused to leave, and he was transported to booking, where he was charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct. He is free on pre-trial release.
21-year-old Jordan Wharton was found in downtown Nashville walking out into traffic, extremely intoxicated, and unable to care for herself, according to Metro Police. They attempted to get her medical attention as she had also reportedly fallen, but she refused all offers for assistance. She was unable to walk or stand, so could not be left alone for her own safety. She was transported to booking, where she was charged with public intoxication.
33-year-old Ryan James McEwen was found causing a disturbance in front of Kid Rock’s bar on Broadway in downtown Nashville. Metro Nashville Police observed him yelling and screaming while stabbing a trash can with a knife. He reportedly reeked of alcohol, and officers were unable to determine the reason for his rage. He was charged with public intoxication.
Metro Nashville Police found 61-year-old Ricky Lee Cook at the Johnny Cash Museum restaurant, where staff had asked him to leave after they deemed him to be a bother to staff and patrons, and he refused to do so. Police noticed he was heavily intoxicated, and took him into custody. During a search incidental to his arrest, officers located a leather satchel with a green Tupperware container inside, which contained his personal use marijuana. When asked, he confirmed it was marijuana, and stated: “I’ve been smoking pot for 50 years”. Police charged him with drug possession and public intoxication and transported him to jail. He is free on pre-trial release.
21-year-old Luke Dabbelt was charged with public intoxication late Friday night, after he attempted to enter the women’s restroom at Redneck Rivera on Broadway in downtown Nashville, and was got into a scuffle with security when they asked him to leave. He reportedly kicked and hit the venue’s security officer, and was cuffed when police arrived.
A Florida couple’s vacation to Nashville added an exclusive stop to their itinerary Friday afternoon, as both were booked into the Metro Nashville Jail, and each received a coveted mugshot with the Nashville Booking Camera filter. The couple, 36-year-old Robert Hansen, and 34-year-old Jamie Hansen, were at Honky Tonk Central when police say Jamie tried to leave the bar with her alcoholic drink in hand. As security prevented her from going onto Broadway with an open container, her husband took that as his chance to scuffle with them, on his wife’s behalf. Eventually, police had to be called as both parties were reportedly belligerent, yelling, and excessively drunk. The pair were charged with public intoxication and transported to booking.