Addition of ParkMobile app allows almost-free downtown parking — The city’s new nightmare

Thanks to the addition of the ParkMobile app to the existing parking meter infrastructure, and the fact that the two systems can’t communicate – you can park downtown in a metered space for as little as $2 for the entire day — and there’s nothing the city can do to stop it without removing either “1st-hour free parking” or getting rid of the ParkMobile app. Here’s how… and you never even have to leave your office, workplace, or downtown home, thanks to the app.

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Dana Gray falls asleep behind wheel of car after night of bar hopping

Clarksville Police received a report of a woman unconscious behind the wheel of a car on Tiny Town Road at the Fade Lounge. First responders located 33-year-old Dana Gray, who was now awake with the engine still running. She admitted to drinking at “multiple locations” during the night prior before, prior to driving. She stated she fell asleep while waiting for a friend and didn’t know how long she had been there. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was taken into custody.

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Clarksville Police Announce Department Promotions

The Clarksville Police Department held a promotion ceremony at Freedom Point located in Liberty Park on Monday. Agent Jason Smock, Detective Brittany Hubbard, Dispatcher Samantha Jenkins, and Officers Cody Heath, Casey Headley, Kristen Ashford, Joshua Clegg, and Matthew Roederer all received promotions within the department.

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DUI: Rakkasan Ryan Ian Bedell crashes into 3 parked cars after “two beers”

32-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Ryan Ian Bedell told Clarksville police he had a “couple of beers” before he crashed his red Chevrolet truck into three parked cars on Carter Road. Officers arrived and reported Bedell had red, bloodshot eyes and reeked of alcohol. When asked how drunk he was on a scale of 1-10, Bedell stated, “2”. He performed poorly on all field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI. Bedell is a member of the 187 3rd Battalion, an Iron Rakkasan.

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Citizens detain car burglar James Lee Martin at Logan’s Roadhouse in Clarksville

Clarksville Police responded to Logan’s Roadhouse on November 22nd, as Colby Andrew and Jalen Lewis were holding down 31-year-old James Lee Martin, who they discovered inside of Andrew’s car, which was parked at the location. Police detained Martin, who is homeless, and claimed he believed the car was ‘for sale’ and he was trying to determine if he’d like to buy it.

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Aaron Blake Cunningham charged with punching girlfriend in face during argument

35-year-old Aaron Blake Cunningham is charged with domestic assault of his girlfriend, Roslin Gibson, after she says he became angry and threw the blanket/cover off her body, which started an argument. He then reportedly started punching her in the face. Officers responded to the scene and documented some scratches on the victim, and determined Cummingham to be the primary aggressor. After his arrest, Cunningham requested to modify the conditions of his release, which prevented him from being at the residence and communicating with his girlfriend, and a judge denied that request.

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Jayan Forrest charged in assault of ex-girlfriend, Desiree Lee

22-year-old Jayan ‘Lil Tay Tay’ Chavez Forrest was booked this week on an outstanding warrant from October, charging him with the aggravated assault of his ex-girlfriend, Desiree Lee. He was reportedly retrieving some clothes that remained at her apartment when the two got into a physical altercation. She says Forrest grabbed her neck and slammed her against a wall until she had trouble breathing. Officers documents bruising on the side of her neck in the shape of finger marks.

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Perry Reed charged with handgun possession under rarely used addiction law in Clarksville

22-year-old Perry Deshawn Reed was stopped for speeding on I-24 near Exit 11 after officers said he was traveling 80 mph in a 70 mph zone. A THP Officer arrived on the scene and conducted a search which revealed a pill that, while the officer claimed it was Fentanyl, Reed insisted was just a Roxy. Under the seat was a Glock handgun, and during questioning, the officer got Reed to admit that he “takes pills daily” – which he then used to additionally charge Reed under an obscure law that makes it a crime to possess a firearm if you’re addicted to any controlled substance.

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Seneca Christine Teel — too drunk for Waffle House

Clarksville Police responded to the Waffle House near Exit 11 and met with employee Elisa Smith, who advised that 39-year-old Seneca Christine Teel was causing a disturbance at the restaurant and refused to leave. By the time officers arrived, Teel was sitting in his vehicle, which was parked at the nearby hotel. He was reportedly extremely intoxicated, and when officers checked with hotel staff, they also wanted him off the property. He was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.

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Rich Holladay to resign from Leadership Clarksville’s Executive Director role

It’s a tale as old as Clarksville, involving a newly-elected Judge and community leaders. Amid a slew of internal controversy, Rich Holladay says the climate at Leadership Clarksville is “no longer tenable” as he prepares to resign from the organization on Monday, November 28th…

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April Hampton faces cocaine & gun charges after Nashville traffic stop

33-year-old April Hampton was pulled over by a THP Trooper on I-24 after he said he observed her texting while driving. It was determined her driver’s license was revoked for failure to pay court fees, and the officer noted the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. She claimed she had smoked earlier, but nothing was currently in the vehicle. A search was conducted and resulted in the seizure of a handgun, a small amount of cocaine (0.5 grams) packaged to sell, 32 grams of marijuana, and a scale.

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Brian Holycross charged in assault of daughters over smoking weed inside the house

40-year-old Brian Keith Holycross is currently jailed in lieu of a $2,000 bond after assaulting his juvenile daughters during an argument over smoking marijuana inside the house. Mr. Holycross says he was confronting his oldest juvenile daughter about the situation, and at some point, he threw a basketball into her face. Hearing the commotion, his youngest daughter then came down the stairs, and all three got into a fistfight, with the children landing multiple punches and scrapes and scratches to their father’s face.

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Marty Lambert left dogs to die when evicted from home, police say

54-year-old Marty Dawn Lambert was evicted from her Clarksville home on October 27th, and when the landlord entered the property on November 1st to assess the damages to the property, he found two puppies without food or water, and a third one that had died. Officers observed the two remaining dogs locked on the back porch of the home without any food or water other than what the landlord had given them upon arrival. A warrant was issued for Lambert’s arrest, charging her with cruelty to animals. She was booked on November 21st, and is free on a $1,500 bond.

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Levi Stewart says he “lost control” when he strangled his wife in argument over sex

41-year-old Levi Kenneth Alexander Stewart says he “lost control” when he strangled his wife until she couldn’t breathe on November 21. Diane Stewart says she and Levi were arguing over intimacy issues and the death of her ex-husband when Levi suddenly pushed her onto the couch when she attempted to stand up. He placed his hands around her neck until she could no longer breathe for a few moments. Moments later, she was able to flee to a neighbor’s home to call police. Bond conditions prevent Levi from using or owning any weapons until trial, except for military duties.

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Ortega Regules popped for DUI while traveling 70 in a 40 mph zone

Sporting a popped collar even in his mugshot, 32-year-old Ortega Aquilino Regules faces multiple charges after deputies say he was traveling 70 mph in a 40 mph zone while intoxicated. The traffic stop occurred on Providence Blvd as Regulas was driving his 2009 Nissan Altima. Police say he reeked of alcohol and admitted to consuming “two beers” before driving. Once at booking, it was learned he also had an outstanding warrant from 2019, also for DUI.

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Chasity Wall booked on outstanding assault warrant

In January 2022, Douglas Wall reported to police that his 46-year-old soon-to-be ex-wife, Chasity Ann Wall, assaulted him earlier in the day. Officers documented minor injuries to his nose and chest. His wife had already left the scene, and a warrant was issued for her arrest. That warrant was served this week, charging her with aggravated domestic assault and violating an order of protection.

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Caregiver Kelsey Campbell stole from elderly lady she was caring for

28-year-old Kelsey Ann Campbell was working as a caregiver for a family when it was discovered she was writing checks from the elderly lady’s account to herself and cashing them. The victim’s daughter discovered the activity when she was given power of attorney over her mother’s finances. The total amount stolen was $200. She is free on a $45,000 bond.

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Soldier Joshua Dagrin casually walks away from DUI crash after injuring woman

26-year-old Fort Campbell soldier Joshua Dagrin, who was recently named the ‘Iron Warrior of the Week’ of the Rakkasans, crashed his vehicle into another vehicle at 17th and Broadway in Nashville in the early hours of Saturday morning and casually walked away from the scene. The injured driver of the other vehicle stated she watched Dagrin walk away from the accident, and Dagrin’s passenger, Danielle Caron, confirmed that Dagrin was the driver. He was located up the street and admitted he drank “a couple of beers” before driving. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking.

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