Lauren Wright Holden says she “did a bump of heroin” at Dodge’s before overdosing

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.

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Austin Mellender jailed for felony auto theft & two handguns

18-year-old Austin Michael Mellender is jailed in lieu of a $50,000 bond charged with the theft of a 2020 Ford Escape from Rheann Vera. Officers located him inside the vehicle with two male juveniles, ages 13 and 14, on Pageant Lane with 15 grams of marijuana and a loaded .22 magnum revolver, which was also reported stolen. He attempted to flee during the arrest but was captured after a brief foot chase. A search also revealed a 9mm handgun in the pocket of his hoodie. During an interview, it was learned all three individuals participated in the vehicle theft.

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