Officer Candace Steen was decommissioned after being accused of selling a concoction of alcohol mixed with other ingredients to school staff while on duty at West End Middle School. Steen is now assigned to a desk job at the North Precinct. Metro’s Office of Professional Accountability is conducting the investigation.
According to Nashville police. 17 guns were stolen in vehicle burglaries last week and 47 vehicles were actually stolen. Many were easy targets because either the keys were left inside or were left unlocked. The review made by Metro police of vehicle burglaries took place between March 31 and April 6. “Park Smart” is an ongoing campaign from police strongly urging drivers to lock their vehicle’s doors, remove the keys and secure any valuables inside, when leaving your vehicle.
- Julian Assange was arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London yesterday.
- He’s expected to be extradited to the U.S., where he faces one charge of conspiracy to hack a computer.
- Assange reportedly helped release reams of secret American documents in 2010 by breaking a password on a classified government computer.
- He has the right to contest his extradition in the British courts.
The Tennessee Titans said Thursday TSU football player Christion Abercrombie will announce the Titan’s 5th Round draft pick during the NFL Draft. Abercrombie underwent two brain surgeries as a result of his injuries from the Sept 29th game against Vanderbilt. Picks in the 5th Round will be announced April 27. Mayor Briley is closing offices early during the NFL Draft weekend and urges downtown companies to consider similar options. Metro is closing all offices and departments starting at 3 p.m. on April 25.
Redrick T. Frey and his 12-year-old son were involved in a fight at their home on the 2020 block of Ed Temple Blvd. The argument started over a charging cable for an Amazon Fire Stick remote. Investigators have charged the Nashville father with aggravated child abuse after video showed him beating his son and telling him that he doesn’t care if he dies. Metro Police described the incident as heinous, atrocious, and cruel.