49-year-old U.S. Army Soldier Bruce Conrad was found sleeping on the sidewalk in front of the Hampton Inn & Suites near Exit 4 just before 5 a.m. on July 22. Officers responded to a call from hotel staff and awakened Conrad, who stated an Uber had dropped him off at the wrong hotel. He was extremely intoxicated and refused multiple officers to arrange a ride back to his correct hotel. He was taken into custody and charged with public intoxication.
An inspector with the health department conducted a routine inspection of Wingstop on Needmore Road Thursday, filing a scathing report about the cleanliness of the restaurant, with 16 violations. Earning a score of 83, the inspector found two hand washing sinks with issues, three pounds of wings that had to be embargoed due to being out of temperature, mold building inside the ice machine, sauces not covered, old food debris covering kitchen equipment in “substantial buildup and also covering the inside of coolers.” The report continued that the walls and floors were dirty with debris, and the condenser in the walk-in freezer was leaking and dripping on food products.
Clarksville Police responded to the Sleep Inn & Suites on Cracker Barrel Drive in response to a call that a person was at the property who was previously trespassed. Officers encountered 29-year-old Akeem Pierce, who insisted his name was “Christian Bly,” despite the moniker of his own name being prominently tattooed on his face — “Young Keem.”
The Department of Health conducted a routine inspection of Whitt’s BBQ on Wilma Rudulph Blvd on Wednesday and gave the restaurant a score of 68. 30 pounds of cooked beef was embargoed, some of it was cooked 21 days ago, and was still in the walk-in-cooler for use. The maximum allowed is seven days. A dozen other violations were noted, including no running water in the smokehouse, a sink clogged up with black standing water, meat products too warm in the walk-in-cooler, and too cool in the food warmers, by over forty degrees.
China King on Lowes Drive received a score of 78 on a routine restaurant inspection from the Tennessee Department of Health on March 24th. An inspector found raw shrimp stored on top of cooked potatoes, raw chicken stored over crab salad, raw fish stored over prep sauce, Sushi rice not marked with time expiration, food not being reheated to the proper temperature, including beef pastries, and wet & soiled wiping cloths stored on prep tables/workstations.
This was the 2nd notice for raw food being stored on prepped food and reheating temperatures, and the 3rd notice about the food expiration times and about improper cooler temperatures, with some 15 food items embargoed during this inspection.
A full copy of the inspection is included in the story…