20-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Allen Gurganus was at a party in the Dunbar Cave area on May 12, where he says he consumed “five to six beers” before leaving to attempt to drive back to base. As he drove away, he nearly struck another person’s vehicle with his Ford F-150, and that person alerted police, who quickly caught up with Gurganus a short distance away. As the officer followed Gurganus, he observed him swerving over the center line six times. He initiated a traffic stop and reports that Gurganus reeked of alcohol and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. He later blew a 0.194% BAC on a breathalyzer.
22-year-old Fort Campbell soldier Tyler Garner was jailed on May 3 on a series of outstanding warrants charging him with a plethora of shoplifting incidents at the Walmart on Wilma Rudolph Blvd in Clarksville. The incidents were on May 2, 2022: $43.28; May 10, 2022: $16.14; May 13, 2022: $85.93; May 31, 2022: $355.48; June 3, 2022: $11.89; and on June 17, 2022: $92.17… all totaling just over $600.
28-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Jawan Edwards went to Club Stilettos on College Street Friday night and had a confrontation with someone in the parking lot. Edwards, who was extremely intoxicated, became loud and caught the attention of bouncer Michael Mills, who advised him to leave the property. Edwards refused and became confrontational with Mills, yelling, screaming, and attempting to fight him. Mills retrieved a baseball bat from inside the club and returned outside, and began to go back inside as things calmed down — until Edwards began following him, attempting to fight him and assuming fighting stances.
Police arrived and initially only detained Edwards as he refused to identify himself, and the bouncer didn’t want to press charges. While being detained, Edwards was given the opportunity to find a safe ride home, but he refused and became combative with police, so he was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
A three-year-old’s 25-year-old father, soldier William Esquerra, & 24-year-old stepmother, Nikola Eichlerova, told police they left the child asleep in their Independence Place apartment just after 3 p.m. Thursday and went to the complex’s gym. As they worked out, the child woke up and exited the third-floor apartment, and made his way to the basketball court, where he was noticed by other juveniles who alerted an employee of the complex. The toddler was able to lead the employee back to his apartment, and the parents were contacted via phone. Security video shows them entering the gym at 3:30 p.m. and staying until they receive the call at 3:54 p.m. The child is currently staying with his grandmother in Franklin, TN.
Deputies observed 24-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Oliver Terry speeding on Hwy 374 just after 3 a.m. Saturday and conducted a traffic stop. During the interaction, Deputy LaBeause said Terry reeked of alcohol and had slurred speech. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and consented to a blood draw, which was conducted at Tennova Sango prior to booking.
21-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Wendy Osias was booked on an outstanding warrant Wednesday, charging him with the theft of a wig in October. Dominique Nall says she sold Wendy a wig valued at $509 at Strandz By Nicole, which is seen on video at the business. After purchasing, Osias disputed the charge with his bank and put a stop payment on the transaction. Ms. Nall has text messages between Osias and his spouse in reference to the payment that she says she never received, as it was disputed.
24-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Brian Daigle was jailed on a $50,000 bond Saturday night after a neighbor said Daigle pointed a handgun at him and shrugged while stating, “you’re lucky.” The two had been in prior disturbances, which resulted in words being exchanged Saturday as Daigle was leaving his residence and observed his neighbor outside. The victim was placed in fear for their life, and Daigle was charged with felony aggravated assault. Daigle is scheduled to separate from the Army in May 2023.
22-year-old For Campbell Soldier Jasmyne Bray crashed her car into the “Welcome to Clarksville” sign near state line road just after 3 a.m. Sunday, according to Officer LaJoie who responded to the crash. The Nissan Altima was unoccupied at the time. A witness stated he saw the driver leave the scene with another individual. Officers got in contact with Bray, who she admitted that she was the one driving and had left the scene. She then returned to the scene of the accident and stated that she had one shot to drink earlier that evening. Bray agreed to perform sobriety tests and performed poorly. She was arrested for driving under the influence.
21-year-old Nathaniel Merck was found slumped over the wheel of his Volkswagen Passat just before 5 a.m. Saturday near 101st & Trenton Road. Merck was at a traffic light with his vehicle in drive, and several light cycles occurred after the officer arrived. His vehicle began to roll through the intersection as he became alert. Officers had to break through the window of the car, unlock the door, and place the car in park as he was driving toward a ditch. Merck performed poorly on field sobriety tests and admitted he was drunk. He later blew a 0.142% BAC on a breathalyzer.
31-year-old Fort Campbell soldier Tyler Robinson was charged with the domestic assault of his wife after police responded to their Dwight Eisenhower Way home just after 10 p.m. on January 28. Officers located Kaleina Robinson, who was bleeding from her nose but refused to give any statement. Tyler stated the two were in a verbal argument which escalated, and he “somehow” struck her in the nose.
22-year-old Ft. Campbell soldier Richard Olen Wolfe was arrested on December 11th and charged with driving while intoxicated. Police say they pulled Wolfe over after observing his inability to maintain his lane of travel. Wolfe stated he was coming from a birthday party and had nothing to drink. Police say he smelled of alcohol and performed poorly on field sobriety tests.
19-year-old Fort Campbell soldier Marc Anthony Taylor was weaving between lands near Ft. Campbell Blvd & Quinn Lane just after 2 a.m. Friday. A traffic stop was initiated by Clarksville Police, who said he had slurred speech and advised he was coming from The Electric Cowboy and heading to Fort Campbell. Taylor was charged with DUI and transported to booking.
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.
20-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Hans Samuel “Sam” Heitlauf was drinking with a group of friends at his house late Thursday night, including John Scott and JaMichael Moore. Witnesses say he became irritated with people being in his home and pulled a pistol from his waistband and pointed it at one of the victims before his friends disarmed him. The soldier, who is too young to be drinking, and too immature to be armed, then pulled an AR-style rifle at his guests and cocked it…
Jeremy Snyder told police that he had been drinking with his 22-year-old girlfriend, Fort Campbell soldier Ana Lin Jackson, and got into a verbal dispute that quickly became physical. He says she began to hit him on the chest and grabbed his neck and grabbed his genitals during the assault. Officers observed marks and scratches all over his body due to the assault. Ana stated she had been drunk, and there had been an initial dispute and volunteered she had started a second argument.
21-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Zachary Jeffrey Braley is charged with drag racing and speeding after a THP Trooper observed him driving one of four vehicles traveling together and approaching him at a high rate of speed, eventually reaching 91 mph in a 55 mph zone on Hwy 374 between Peachers Mill Road and Whitfield Road. Trooper Cadena stopped Braley, who was driving the lead vehicle, at 1 a.m. and placed him into custody.
27-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Dakota Blake Herrod was jailed this week on an outstanding warrant issued when he failed to appear for a traffic citation in July. The original June citation charges him with traveling at 68 mph in a 45 mph, with no proof of insurance, and driving on a suspended license. He told the officer his cruise control was set at 64. When he didn’t appear for his July court date, a failure to appear warrant was signed.
20-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Colin William Brown was one of two vehicles observed by a THP Trooper to be drag racing near Planet Fitness on Fort Campbell Blvd. The Trooper caught up with them near Dover Crossing while using emergency lights and sirens. Brown, who was driving a blue Infiniti, turned off his lights and ‘blacked out’ his vehicle, and fled from the trooper in excess of 115 mph on Dover Road. He then drifted around a dead end and came back toward the trooper and alluded him, escaping into the night. The car was traced back to Colin Brown, and multiple warrants were issued for his arrest. He was booked on those charges on October 28th.
27-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Devyn Paul Butler is charged with felony reckless endangerment after shooting a woman in her upper thigh, placing her in immediate danger of death, according to police.
Days after Soldier Zachary Vredenburgh returned home from deployment, his wife, 36-year-old Amber Vredenburgh, went through his phone while he slept at 9:30 a.m. on Monday. She says she found text messages that showed he was cheating during the time you were deployed. She says this caused an argument throughout the day. As officers interviewed both parties, Zach explained that when she woke him up to confront him, she slapped him across the face and pushed him, which started the verbal argument.