Nashville police arrest 17 people over the Fourth of July
NASHVILLE, Tenn. —
Metro Nashville Police arrested 17 people, including nine juveniles, for various infractions over the Fourth of July holiday.
According to the MNPD, the kids face charges including weapon possession, disorderly conduct, underage alcohol consumption, evading arrest, and curfew violation.
Eight adults face misdemeanor charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct and reckless endangerment. The reckless endangerment charge stems from a person flying a drone over the large crowd at 1st Avenue and Gay street just before 10 p.m.
Police said 20-year-old Samuel Dobbs was cited after he landed the drone in the crowd.
Nashville estimated at least than 240,000 people gathered in downtown Music City for the Fourth of July celebrations.