Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (01-21-19)

AGENTS ARREST MAN THEY THINK IS TIED TO MEXICAN CARTEL

The 18th Judicial Drug Task Force raided an upscale Hendersonville home and agents seizied an astonishing amount of heroin and fentanyl. Drug agents also seized expensive cars, cash and multiple weapons hidden in rooms around the house. They arrested 38 year old Bobby Dejuan Garrett, a man drug investigators call a high-level heroin dealer with “probable” ties to the Mexican Cartels. Garret was renting the upscale Hendersonville home at the time of his arrest. Garrett is currently in the Sumner county jail under a 2 million dollar bond.


OFFICER KILLED IN HAWAII WORKED IN NASHVILLE

The death of a Honolulu officer over the weekend has hit home in Middle Tennessee. Officers Tiffany-Victoria Bilon Enriquez, was a former Montgomery County jailer and Kaulike Kalama were responding to an apparent tenant-landlord dispute when they were shot and killed. Enriquez served as a deputy jailer for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office from 2007 to 2011. The MCSO also confirms Enriquez served in the Air Force. She later moved back to Hawaii where she became a seven-year veteran of the Honolulu Police Department.


MAN SENTENCED TO 45 YEARS IN PRISON FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

42-year-old Cecil Woodard was sentenced to 45 years in federal prison. Court documents state that from April-June of 2016, Woodard subjected a child to acts of sexual abuse, including rape. While committing these acts, Woodard recorded over 300 sexually explicit images and produced more than 20 videos of this child and distributed it on the internet. This case was investigated by the Metro police and the FBI.


MAN SHOT ON I-24

Metro police are investigating after a man was shot on I-24 West Monday afternoon. According to police, the man was shot while driving on I-24 West near Hermitage Avenue south of downtown Nashville. Officers say a man with a beard and a semi-automatic handgun driving a newer model maroon vehicle shot into the passenger side of the victim’s vehicle and pulled off the Hermitage Avenue exit. Police say the victim had serious but not life-threatening injuries.The investigation is ongoing.


MAN SHOOTS HIS MOTHER

Mt. Juliet police are investigating after a man shot his mother at Meridian at Providence Apartments on Providence Trail near Belinda Parkway. Officers found a 48-year-old woman with multiple gunshot wounds to her body. She was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she remains in critical condition. 26 year old Jerald Riggs quickly arrested. Police said they discovered Riggs lived in the complex with his mother and he confirmed using a small-caliber handgun to shoot her multiple times. Riggs was charged with attempted criminal homicide.

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BET HIP HOP AWARD HONOREES

BET HIP HOP AWARD HONOREES

A couple of hip hop icons will be honored at next week’s BET Hip-Hop Awards. Trina will receive the I Am Hip-Hop award on Tuesday night in Atlanta. She says, “I am honored to receive and accept the 2022 I Am Hip-Hop Award presented by BET… As a legend with over 20 years in the…

R KELLY ORDERED TO PAY!

R KELLY ORDERED TO PAY!

R. Kelly has been ordered to pay over $300,000 to one of his victims, to cover the cost of medical treatment and psychotherapy for abuse inflicted on her.The victim, who remains anonymous, has accused Kelly of giving her a sexually transmitted disease during one of their encounters.Kelly is already in prison, serving 30 years for…

RAPPER COOLIO PASSES AWAY AT AGE 59

RAPPER COOLIO PASSES AWAY AT AGE 59

Rapper Coolio has reportedly died. He was 59 years old. His manager confirmed his passing. According to sources, Coolio was at a friend’s house and went to the bathroom. After taking a while, the friend went to check on Coolio, whose real name is Artis Leon, Ivy Jr. and found him unresponsive. Paramedics were then…

MEGAN THEE STALLION CREATES MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE FOR HOTTIES

MEGAN THEE STALLION CREATES MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE FOR HOTTIES

Megan Thee Stallion has created an online hub leading to a variety of mental health resources for her #Hotties to use.The rapper has openly admitted to going to therapy herself and knows how important it is to have someone to talk to.Megan lost both of her parents – her father when she was in high…