24-year-old Katodna Ronquna Brown drove her Chevy Equinox with suspended tags near 101st Airborne Division Parkway and Trenton Road on the afternoon of December 15th. Officers observed this, conducted a traffic stop, and approached Brown. Brown made statements alluding to knowing about her suspended tags. Brown advised that she was pulled over and cited for the violation earlier in the day. Officers checked her driving history, and it did not show anything besides the prior incident, so they issued her a warning citation. Brown, however, was told that she could not operate the vehicle due to the infraction and became argumentative. Brown then stated she would simply drive away anyway. Officers left the scene, watched Brown pull out right behind them, and initiated another traffic stop for the same infraction on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard. Katodna Brown was taken into custody for driving an unregistered vehicle.
45-year-old New Providence Middle School Teacher’s Assistant Ebony Cue was jailed on December 26th. Police observed a black Kia sedan driving down Dover Road with a dysfunctional tag light. The officer followed the vehicle and made a traffic stop on Ashley Oaks Drive, where officers discovered that the vehicle’s tags had expired on July 31st, 2023. The driver, Ebony Cue, was observed smelling strongly of alcohol and having a difficult time holding her bloodshot eyes open while speaking to the officers. She admitted to drinking “a few beers and a few shots” and taking several different medications, one being Lexapro. Ebony was asked to perform field sobriety tests, on which she performed poorly and was taken into custody. Once at booking, Ebony blew a .033% on a breathalyzer. Officers later discovered that Ebony had a prior DUI in 2017.
28-year-old Rafael Ernesto Padilla-Albina was driving on Alfred Thun Road with expired tags on November 28th. Officers observed this, conducted a traffic stop, and asked Padilla-Albina for his driving credentials, but he only handed them his Kentucky ID, which came back as suspended for failing to answer a court summons in November 2021. A search of his vehicle yielded a small marijuana blunt, a Taurus 22mm handgun, a scale, a Ziplock bag containing smaller baggies, and three small jars containing marijuana. Padilla-Albina was taken into custody for simple possession, unlawful drug paraphernalia, not having a driver’s license, not having proof of insurance, and driving an unregistered vehicle.
33-year-old Katherine Root was stopped at Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and Summitcrest Drive for a traffic stop on November 28th. When Officers ran her plate, they discovered a sticker that displayed an expiration date of October 23rd 2023 on the tag, and when they ran the registration, the tag was said to have expired on April 23rd 2023. When officers ran Root’s information through the system, they discovered that her TN license was suspended for prior driving incidents, with this being her 3rd offense. Root was taken into custody and charged with driving on a suspended license, no registration, and no insurance.
36-year-old Landon Wayne Talley was pulled over on Providence Boulevard for a hands-free violation on the morning of October 20. Talley spoke with officers and told them that he only was holding the phone while it was on speakerphone and not using it. He then provided an expired identification card and did not have insurance for his car. Deputies deployed a K9 unit, got a positive indication, and searched Talley’s vehicle, where a spoon with “white powder” was found. The powdery substance field tested positive for methamphetamine. In addition to this, officers also found used and unused insulin needles, and a dose vial labeled “Trenbolone Acetate, 100mg/10mL Dose Vial, Intramuscular Only.” Talley told officers that he was diabetic but could not answer any diabetes-related questions, so he was taken into custody for driving without a license, driving an unregistered vehicle, not having proof of insurance, methamphetamine violations, simple possession, and unlawful drug paraphernalia.
21-year-old Jabbar T. Bell was jailed on October 21st after a routine traffic stop for a non-operational headlight. Police were patrolling the area and observed Bell’s black Nissan sedan traveling on Providence Boulevard. When officers pulled behind Bell’s vehicle, they also observed the vehicle did not have a functioning tag light as well. Upon conducting a traffic stop and speaking to Bell, it was observed that Bell had “bloodshot” eyes and a strong odor of alcohol on his breath. When questioned, Bell admitted to having “1-2 Shots” of Tequila. Upon further inspection, A clear Taco Bell cup with red liquid smelling of alcohol was found in Bell’s center console. Bell was then requested to perform SFSTs, where he performed poorly and was placed under arrest.
19-year-old Zachary Clark was jailed on July 14th after leading police in a car chase that ended in the parking lot of Wagon Wheel on Fort Campbell Boulevard. Clark was the driver during the chase. Unknown pills were found in his pockets that were later identified as Percocets and Xanax. A search of the vehicle yielded 5.7 grams of fentanyl, 46.6 grams of marijuana, a loaded Ruger 5.7, a loaded Kel-Tec PMR, and a loaded Glock 36 in the backseat.
22-year-old Devan Tanksley was jailed on June 8th after police attempted to pull him over for riding his motorcycle without a helmet on 41-A. Tanksley also didn’t have visible tags attached to his bike. When he noticed he was being pulled over, he drove off but eventually looped his way back to officers. It was discovered Tanksley’s license had been suspended since October 2022 for failing to pay his fines.
28-year-old Adam Drumgoole was jailed on March 31st after crashing his Infiniti coupe into a guard rail while intoxicated near I-24 and Trenton Rd. Police noticed Adam had slurred speech and was confused when answering questions. He told police that he came from a friend’s house and had four beers about two hours before the incident. Adam agreed to sobriety tests which he performed poorly on, and blew a .128% BAC on a Breathalyzer.
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.
Clarksville Police say 39-year-old Marci Hoogerwerf refused to stop for police when they attempted to stop her to investigate a hit-and-run that had just occurred in the parking lot of Drake’s on South Hampton Place on January 27. She was driving a black Lexus, which matched the description from the incident. As an officer also noticed she was driving on tags that expired in March of 2022 he activated his emergency equipment neart Trenton Road and Caney Lane. She refused to stop and continued to drive to her home on Sierra Court. As she exited the vehicle in her driveway she was taken into custody. Hoogerwerf stated she “didn’t feel safe,” and wanted to get home to her children. She was charged with felony evading arrest and driving an unlicensed vehicle.