Suspect Behavior 

Police responded to a call about a man attempting to break into a house and found the perp “defecating in the yard of the residence.”

That’s some jerk

Police responded to a report of a man staggering in the road near Percy Priest Lake Dam and found the suspect “sitting on a park bench trying to masturbate.” Apparently the 44-year-old man waited until police approached the bench to pull out his penis and start fondling himself. When one of the officers asked what he was doing, the perp explained he was just “drunk and horny.” Police instructed the suspect to zip up and he was booked for public intoxication and indecent exposure.

The Nashville Riviera

A woman stumbling along Murfreesboro Road with her shirt unbuttoned down to her waist prompted several calls to police. Upon arrival officers found the suspect, 47, showing her breasts to motorists and pedestrians who passed. The woman denied being drunk or on drugs, and refused to button up her shirt, insisting she had every right to show a little skin. The suspect then announced she was going to show her nipples, at which point she pulled off her shirt in front of police, who responded by arresting her for indecent exposure.


A crazed 26-year-old suspect barged into his uncle’s house while intoxicated and began accusing his relatives of stealing his cell phone charger. When the victims explained they had no idea what he was talking about, the perp began throwing things in the house and challenged his uncle to a fight outside, police say. The suspect then threw his cell phone down, smashing it into many pieces, and punched a wooden column on the front porch. As he stormed off the property, he warned that he would return to “break their car windows like he had done before.” A few minutes later, police found the suspect passed out on the corner of Glenrose Avenue and Dayton Street. According to the police report, “The defendant stated to police that he had been on a three-day drinking binge” and that he just wanted “help with all of his troubles.”

Coke addict

Two middle-aged women sharing an apartment in Hermitage got into an argument over a can of soda, prompting one of the women to throw her roommate into a door. When the victim refused to hand over the soda, the 40-year-old perp “repeatedly pushed her head into the door.” Finally the suspect got what she wanted, but was carted off to jail a short time later and charged with domestic assault.

All items in Suspect Behavior are taken from actual Metro police arrest reports and affidavits.


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