Officer Berger conducted a traffic stop at 3 a.m. on September 5th after observing a vehicle weaving, swerving, and unable to maintain a consistent speed. As he approached the vehicle the driver, 22-year-old Margaret ‘Marge’ Hayleigh Ribbons, asked to speak to the officer away from her male passenger. Once at the rear of the car, she explained they had just left Whiskey River Bar and the man in the vehicle was her husband and he had his “hand on her leg” which was causing her to weave in and out of the lanes of travel.
46-year-old Sabrina Dickerson called 911 to report the Taco Bell in Lebanon was closed. She believed something more sinister may be going on, and that there could be a robbery happening inside, so she called 911. Lebanon Police arrived, claimed she was high on drugs, stating she was “acting as if she was speaking Japanese”, and took her into custody. A Commissioner released her, ROR.
Lebanon’s 43-year-old Jeffrey Beckham is jailed in lieu of a $100,000 bond after writing an apology letter to a 13-year-old victim he is accused of raping, admitting that one of his multiple personalities committed the crime, noting he can recall it in his own memory. The victim was able to positively identify Beckham, disclosing that he had no testicles. Metro Nashville detectives were able to confirm he was ‘all twig and no berries’. This story contains NSFW content.
66-year-old Carol Ann Burlison crashed on McCrary Rd as she was driving home from a friend’s house. As police responded to the crash, she was determined to be heavily intoxicated, and admitted to having a double-shot of Jamison, a Bushwhacker, and admitted to having a gun in her purse with a round chambered. After being booked into jail she was released on her own recognizance.
Police found 41-year-old Amanda Williams backed into two parking spaces at the Lebanon Speedway, seemingly asleep with her mouth open and looking up at the roof of the vehicle. She appeared heavily impaired, and told police she had taken “half a Xanax”. She refused treatment by medics and was said to have mood swings in the back of the patrol car on the way to booking, where she was charged with public intoxication.
29-year-old Stephen Roger Goins is charged with public intoxication and joyriding after deputies say he drove a UTV that belonged to the Wilson County Fair Board to make a quick trip to the store without permission.
46-year-old Mikel Edwards is charged with domestic assault. His girlfriend says he became upset a black man was bunked above them in a local halfway house and took his anger out on her, punching her multiple times in her face, bruising both eyes.
27-year-old Elic Hugh Page IV, of Lebanon, is charged with domestic assault after police found him standing over his boyfriend with his knuckles and pants covered in blood. His boyfriend, who had been beaten and kicked in the head by Page, says he thought he was going to die, and lost consciousness during the assault. Page is free on a $1,000 bond, with conditions set by a commissioner – which he has continued to ignore, without repercussions.
23-year-old Talarriya Hicks is charged with aggravated assault, vandalism, and theft of property after her boyfriend says she came to visit while intoxicated and became disrespectful to him and his property. She is accused of punching him in the face, busting his lip, taunting him with a foot-long knife, cutting the temp tag off his truck, attempting to remove the light bulb from his ceiling fan, and then trying to run over him with a vehicle.
21-year-old Braden Joel Costley is charged with possession of a weapon while under the influence, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and public intoxication. Police located him at Cahoots in Lebanon, after witnesses reported a man with a gun.