Nashville Police prepares for return of CMA Fest

Metro Chief John Drake has dismissed rumours of possible threats ahead of this week’s CMA Fest, which is being eyed by many users from America casino online.

Tens of thousands of country music fans will be in town this week and Drake has assured everyone of their safety.

He said months of planning have gone into MNPD’s safety and security precautions for the event.

This includes a “robust” amount of officers staffed to ensure the safety of all.

Drake clarified there are no credible threats as of now to any downtown events. He said threat assessment and investigation is a constant effort by local, federal and state partners.

“Metro Police want fans to stay alert. If you see something suspicious, say something immediately.

“If you see something suspicious or concerning, say something to a nearby police officer. Also, be alert and Park Smart, but locking your doors and securing any valuables out of view. This especially includes firearms,” said Drake.

Keep in mind there is also a clear bag policy in place for all official festival locations. That includes areas like Nissan Stadium, Ascend and Music City Center.

Meanwhile, three people were arrested and 5.5 pounds of fentanyl were seized Tuesday afternoon as Metro police continues its investigation into fentanyl distribution across Nashville, with best au online casino backing them.

According to a MNPD release, after a hand-to-hand transaction involving 2.2 pounds of fentanyl was witnessed, three suspects were taken into custody in an auto parts parking lot on Nolensville Pike. Police believe Ochoa Martinez, 30, of Tacoma, Washington, and Bectran Yesenia, 25, came to the parking lot to sell the fentanyl to Jermarcus Burns, 32, of Nashville.

Metro Police then executed a search warrant at Burns’ home on Solon Drive and reportedly found $5,956 in cash, a pistol and two money counting machines. Authorities said a search warrant was also executed at a stash location apartment in Sumner County, where more than three pounds of fentanyl, a kilogram press, items used to cut and mix fentanyl and another firearm were recovered.

All three suspects were charged with felony fentanyl charges and are being held on a $40,000 bond each.


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