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DA Files Motion To Have Randolph Maidens Bond Revoked

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(12/12) UPDATE: After being apprehended for public intoxication this week, the District Attorney's Office has filed a motion to have Randolph Maidens' bond revoked. The DA will present their case to a judge before a decision is made. 

ORIGINAL REPORT--Nashville, Tenn.---Fox 17 News has learned public intoxication charges against Randolph Maidens have been dropped. Metro Police arrested Maidens early Tuesday morning after residents say he was banging on their apartment doors on Amber Wood Circle.


Maidens arrest comes a day after he appeared in a Williamson County court, where a September 2014 trial date was set for allegedly murdering his wife.


According to a report in this latest case, Maidens  had changed clothes and at one point stated he was a police officer. After searching, officers found him behind the building hiding in a dark corner. Police determined he was intoxicated based on his slurred speech and bloodshot eyes. Maidens reportedly admitted as much, stating he had a couple of shots of alcohol. The report also says he was knocking on doors and was outside because he wanted to be in the snow. 


Once arrested and placed in the police vehicle, Maidens reportedly took off his seat belt and asked officers if they wanted to play a game to see who could hold their breath the longest. After being advised it wasn't a good idea, he proceeded to put the seat belt around his neck, put his face on the floor and began to hold his breath in an attempt to pass out from not breathing. The officer stopped and removed the seat belt. Paramedics were then called in to check on Maidens, who was determined to have no injuries.


The Davidson County clerk's office says by law, public intoxication charges can be dropped for anyone who stays in jail for 8 hours after being arrested and then make bond. Maidens was given bond and his free tonight. The clerk's office says Maidens can also file to have the arrest taken off his record.


At the time of this arrest, Maidens was out on $750,000 bond on charges of first degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing his wife Rachael Maidens inside their Brentwood home in April of this year.






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