26-year-old Levita Eliza Bates was driving her White Hyundai on October 1st when she backed into a car and drove away. The owner of the vehicle she hit was able to contact her, but she told him that it “wasn’t a big deal” and left without leaving any information. The owner of the car was able to take a picture of Bates’s license plate and provide it to law enforcement. Law enforcement discovered the White Hyundai was registered to Bates. The car’s owner and the passenger could identify Bates after being shown a photograph of her. Bates was taken into custody and charged with leaving the scene of an accident.
59-year-old Bessie Levon Rock drove into Demeiro Wilson’s car on Little Bobcat Lane on October 31st. Wilson provided officers a description, they then had him identify Rock when they drove him to another accident she was involved in. Rock was transported to Tennova to be medically cleared before being placed in custody for leaving the scene of an accident and failing to exercise due care.
21-year-old Kyjuan Schambers was the driver responsible for multiple injuries in a three-vehicle accident on Purple Heart Pkwy. on October 3rd. Officers witnessed a white Kia Sedan speeding down 101st Airborne Division Pkwy. shortly before responding to a wreck involving the same vehicle. Three cars were damaged, and as officers arrived, they observed two Glock handguns and blue pills, later identified as Oxycodone, in plain view of the unoccupied Kia Sedan. Officers determined the Kia Sedan to be the at-fault vehicle as witnesses stated that the Kia was traveling at a high speed before rear-ending a car, causing them to hit the car in front of them.
A passenger and a driver were transported to Tennova for medical attention and were able to identify Schambers as the driver of the Kia. Officers confirmed that the Kia was registered to Schambers and that his license was “eligible for reissue.” Schambers was arrested on October 5th for reckless endangerment, unlawful carrying of a weapon, simple possession, leaving the scene, and driving without a license.
24-year-old Ki’Eric Hicks admitted to driving a Dodge Charger that was involved in an accident with a Jeep on Neptune Dr. on September 17th. Police noticed damage to the front end of the Charger and the rear end of the Jeep. Inside the Charger, officers found a .45 caliber Citadel handgun and two Crown Royal airplane bottles. Ki’Eric had signs of intoxication when he walked up and spoke to the police. He refused to perform sobriety tests and consented to a blood draw.
32-year-old Lacie Reynolds was booked last week on an outstanding warrant from April when she caused an accident on Fort Campbell Boulevard and fled the scene. Lacresha Locke was the driver of the vehicle that was hit by Reynold’s blue Honda Accord in front of the Taco Bell. After the collision, Locke and the other vehicle pulled into the parking lot; Reynolds got out and told Locke “not to call the police.” She then ran in the direction of Bank of America.
There was another female on the scene named Ginger Johnson, who told police that her daughter was the driver during the accident and told her she “had to go” after the crash. Contact wasn’t able to be made with Reynolds, but after police ran her name, they discovered she was driving on a revoked license. Her driver’s license was revoked due to her driving on a suspended license.
55-year-old Kimberly Ramey was booked last week on an outstanding warrant from May when she hit and injured another driver on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard. The victim Ms. Lisa McMurtry went to the police station and pointed out Brenaia Ramey in a photo lineup. Police contacted Brenaia, who stated she was indeed a passenger at the time of the collision, but her mother, Kimberly, was the driver. It was determined the vehicle left the scene prior to any parties exchanging information or contacting police. It was later discovered through NCIC that Kimberly was driving with a suspended license.
47-year-old Manuel Toro-Irizarry was jailed on July 29th when police responded to a multiple-vehicle crash on Ashland City Road and observed him attempting to leave the scene of the accident. Police could smell alcohol coming from his body and noticed his slurred speech. Mr. Toro attempted to perform sobriety tests but was unable to follow directions and was taken into custody.
21-year-old Grace Standridge was jailed last week for a vehicular crash with injuries on College Street. Standridge was driving her red Subaru Impreza and crashed into a pole in front of B&L Market. A witness stated that she saw Standridge run from the crash. Officers found her near the bridge between College Street and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard. She was transported to Tennova and read her Miranda Rights. She agreed to speak without an attorney present. Standridge told the officers that she and her friend Mr. Mekhi Bogertey had just left the Revel House and decided to turn into the parking lot of B&L Market.
She admitted to drinking to “tall boy Four Locos,” She smelled strongly of alcohol and had bloodshot eyes. She consented to a blood draw but then refused to let the nurses draw her blood. Standridge was driving on a learner’s permit and did not have a valid driver over the age of 21 with her. Mr. Bogertey was transported to Skyline Medical Center for his injuries which consisted of a broken leg or hip and lacerations to his head.
21-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Colby Taylor-Hill crashed into another vehicle on the evening of April 27 on Fort Campbell Blvd and initially fled the scene, leaving the car damaged. A few minutes later, while police were out with the impacted vehicle, Colby called 911 to say he was in an accident and agreed to meet at the nearby store. Officers say he reeked of alcohol and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. He later blew a 0.128% BAC on a breathalyzer.
19-year-old Christopher ‘Scotty’ Carter was jailed on multiple charges, including underage DUI, after a March 17 crash. Deputies say the teen was traveling at 55 mph in a 25 mph zone on Wiley Brown Road when he crashed his black 2016 Audi A7 into decorative boulders, causing property damage and extensive front-end damage to the vehicle, including airbag deployment. Carter then drove to his home, less than a mile away on Surrey Ridge Road, without reporting the collision. Deputies located Carter at his home, where he had trouble standing, walking, and was slurring his words. He smelled of alcohol and was visibly intoxicated. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to Tennova Sango ER for a blood draw before being transported to booking. He is free on a $4,000 cash bond.
22-year-old Fort Campbell Soldier Jonathan Radliff says he had “four drinks” at the troubled Electric Cowboy club in Clarksville in the early hours of Friday morning. After getting extremely intoxicated, the soldier got into this vehicle and was involved in a hit-and-run which Clarksville Police are investigating. Shortly after that incident he was stopped by deputies on Hand Drive after someone called into say he struck their trailer and was still at the location. Deputies say he was visibly intoxicated and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Inside his vehicle were three open containers of various alcohol beverages.