30-year-old Clarksville Fire Department Engineer Garrett Skeens was fighting another person outside Honky Tonk Central Sunday night in downtown Nashville, according to police. The two told police that they did not wish to prosecute each other. However, police saw Garrett fighting again outside Jason Aldean’s bar a short time later. When police spoke to Garrett, they described him as visibly intoxicated. Officers then placed him into custody for public intoxication and disorderly conduct. According to Clarksville Fire Rescue, he is an engineer four with years of service.
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 It was determined her driver’s license was revoked for failure to pay court fees, and the officer noted the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle.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.
Clarksville Police responded to the MAPCO at 2099 Wilma Rudolph Blvd on August 27th to find 28-year-old Connor Lawson House, who has been covered for his multiple prior arrests in Nashville, hiding in the bathroom eating a bag of chips he didn’t pay for. Management reported he had come into the store multiple times today and hid in the store’s restroom while eating and drinking food he took from the shelves without paying for it. Officers say he was intoxicated and reeked of alcohol. He was transported to booking and charged with public intoxication.
Clarksville Police responded to Rainbow Street at 4:33 a.m. Monday after the homeowner reported it appeared someone had stumbled onto their property and passed out in their yard overnight. Officer Justin Bolden made contact with 24-year-old Christopher Rivera, of Nashville, and attempted to speak to him, however, he was too incoherent to carry on any understandable conversation according to an arrest report. He was extremely intoxicated and barely able to stand on his own.
18-year-old Trejon Montgomery is jailed on a $25,000 bond after a resident on Timberline Way found him coming through his bathroom window, wearing all black, a ski mask, and armed with a handgun just before 10 p.m. Sunday. The residents were able to subdue the man until police arrived, leaving a bathtub full of blood from the battle. It is believed that Jordan Marsh, who is a former paramour of the resident, sent Montgomery to kill the resident. Montgomery admits Marsh sent him there, and that an unknown person was his driver.
Four Clarksville teens were arrested Saturday night after participating in the dangerous trending Nationwide TikTok Orbeez/Splat Gun Challenge. In the challenge, participants shoot unsuspecting people with gel-type pellets from Orbeez guns, some of which look like handguns and even rifles. They then post the videos on TikTok to share for engagement. Saturday night, four teens, including Ian Brown and Nashaud White, and two 17-year-old juveniles, shot the gel pellets from a moving Kia sedan on Broadway at unsuspecting people walking on Broadway. Once police stopped the vehicle, they also found an actual loaded (and stolen) handgun.
21-year-old Tyler Flanagan, of Clarksville, was jailed Sunday, charged with a November 2020 rape. The Davidson County Grand Jury returned the charge in March. Flanagan is a prominent member of the Nashville and Clarksville car club scenes, locally known for his “anime” car, and a member of “931 Shitboxes”. He is free on a $10,000 bond.
20-year-old Daunte Lalio was attempting to turn into head-on traffic on a one-way street in downtown Nashville just before 1 a.m. Sunday when a traffic officer blew his whistle, alerting him. He immediately reversed the vehicle and stopped. Officers approached the vehicle, and immediately observed him to be confused and intoxicated. He eventually admitted to being intoxicated and then urinated on himself while waiting on a blood draw at Metro General. His car was towed to the impound lot. He deleted his secondary IG account after being released from jail, which documented his underage drinking activities of the evening, but not before Scoop: Nashville archived it prior to his release.
52-year-old Clarksville Financial Advisor Robert Kennedy was jailed in Nashville Tuesday, charged with felony theft. Court records allege he stole $10,000 in cash from his girlfriend, Heidi Blessing, which she had recently withdrawn from the bank for an upcoming surgery. The lovers had been celebrating Robert’s birthday at her apartment and were reportedly intoxicated when they got into an argument. She placed the cash inside a gold makeup bag that night and says he absconded with the cash the next morning. Police say security cameras show no one else entering or exiting the residence during the time the cash disappeared. Robert Kennedy is the son of Reber and Opal Kennedy, of Clarksville.
Dejah Blackwell and Tyler Tornay say they were sitting on the couch in a residence on Stone Mountain Road on New Year’s Eve when they heard a car horn and suddenly the front door of the home flew open. They say 24-year-old David Samy, who is Blackwell’s ex-boyfriend, appeared without notice or invitation and began to beat Tyler in the face with his fists. Samy pushed Blackwell down into a table and tossed her phone when she tried to stop the assault and attempted to call police.
A warrant was issued for Samy’s arrest, as he fled the scene, and he was booked on the outstanding warrants for felony burglary of a habitation, domestic assault, and interference with an emergency call this week. He posted an $8,000 cash bond and was released.