25-year-old Paul Neal was the driver of a black sedan that witnesses say ran off the roadway on Fort Campbell Blvd on April 24, struck a pole, and then continued back onto the roadway. As he fled, he could not stay in a single lane, and by the time police arrived, he had stopped the vehicle along the roadway and was laid out on the road. Officers say he was losing consciousness as they arrived, and they quickly administered Narcan, which revived Neal. Neal stated someone run him off the roadway, and he was just trying to park. He adamantly denied any narcotic use and claimed he only “smoke a bowl of weed” today.
38-year-old Lauren Marie Wright Holden told police she did “a bump of heroin” in the bathroom of Dodge’s on Fort Campbell Blvd just before 8 p.m. Wednesday. Police say she then walked outside and attempted to pump gas when she overdosed and became unconscious. Officers arrived and administered Narcan, and she became responsive shortly afterward. Officers took her into custody for public intoxication, and a search incident to arrest revealed a loaded Canik TP9 handgun in her purse. She was additionally charged with possession of a handgun while under the influence.
44-year-old Eric Sotnick faces a multitude of charges after police responded to a crash with injuries on Trenton Road on May 3rd where he was the driver. The crash left both him and his passenger, Kim Sotnick, unresponsive, and he fell out of the driver’s seat when medics opened the door. He admitted to using what he believed to be cocaine, however, he was revived with NARCAN, leading authorities to believe it was likely laced with Fentanyl. Once at the hospital, he allowed a nurse from the ER to retrieve a bag of white powder which tested positive for a cocaine base from his rectum.