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Clarksville Police arrest Reginald Nesmith for displaying Gun during Road Rage

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – According to Clarksville Police, on Friday, August 16th, 2019 around 2:00pm, officers were dispatched to a call about a possible road rage situation involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck and they appeared to be chasing each other.

The vehicles were also observed running a red light. Officer Weissing spotted the vehicles and attempted to pull them over.

Reginald Nesmith

Reginald Nesmith

The 48 year old male pickup driver complied but the motorcycle rider initially stopped, but then fled from the scene.

The motorcycle rider, Reginald Nesmith, finally was stopped later on Providence Boulevard after attaining a speed of approximately 85 mph.

The road rage stemmed from the motorcycle rider and pickup driver’s interaction on Fort Campbell Boulevard. The pickup driver conveyed that the motorcyclist was driving recklessly, almost causing multiple crashes.

The motorcyclist said the pickup driver had tried to run him off the road. During the verbal altercation which ensued, allegedly, the motorcycle rider displayed a handgun, placing the pickup driver in fear for his safety.

When the pickup driver left, the motorcyclist followed until police attempted to stop both vehicles. The pickup driver stopped, but the motorcyclist chose not to stay. When the motorcyclist was stopped, a handgun, rolling papers, marijuana, and a large amount of cash were found in Nesmith’s possession.

Reginald Nesmith, age 34, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail and charged with: Aggravated Assault, Reckless Driving, Evading, Simple Possession and Unlawful Drug Paraphernalia. Nesmith’s bond is set at $52,500.


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