Father arrested at Nashville school - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Father arrested at Nashville school

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A father showed up to drop off his children at school and ended up getting hauled off to jail on Monday.

When Joseph Skinner Sr. walked his 5-year-old inside Tusculum Elementary School, school employees say they noticed Skinner was stumbling, bleeding from his forehead, and had grass stains on his body.

When they asked Skinner what was going on, he allegedly told them that he took prescription pills before dropping his child off at school.

The school called police, who came to the school and say they stopped Skinner with a 2-year-old inside the car.

According to the police report, Skinner could hardly stand up when talking to police.

Skinner was charged with DUI. After doing a background check, they found out he had a parole violation out of Georgia.

Police say Skinner had a prescription for the drugs, but it's still considered driving under the influence.

Copyright 2013 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Shooting out Hard Rock casino leaves man injured

    Shooting out Hard Rock casino leaves man injured

    Sunday, September 24 2017 8:01 AM EDT2017-09-24 12:01:26 GMT
    (Photo source: File)(Photo source: File)
    Police are investigating a shooting that happened early this morning at Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi. Authorities say the incident took place in the casino's parking garage. Police say they responded to a call involving four gunshots. When they arrived, they found the victim - an unidentified man - with an injury to his face. Officers say it was not a serious injury and that the man was treated on the scene by paramedics.  The man reportedly told officers that there was an alterc...More >>
    Police are investigating a shooting that happened early this morning at Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi. Authorities say the incident took place in the casino's parking garage. Police say they responded to a call involving four gunshots. When they arrived, they found the victim - an unidentified man - with an injury to his face. Officers say it was not a serious injury and that the man was treated on the scene by paramedics.  The man reportedly told officers that there was an alterc...More >>
  • Robin Roberts shares encouraging words with Gulfport teen

    Robin Roberts shares encouraging words with Gulfport teen

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:20 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:20:09 GMT

    Dozens of people stopped by Rectitude Lodge #323 in Gulfport on Saturday, where a bone marrow drive was taking place for 14-year-old Zayen Williams.

    More >>

    Dozens of people stopped by Rectitude Lodge #323 in Gulfport on Saturday, where a bone marrow drive was taking place for 14-year-old Zayen Williams.

    More >>
  • Whale recovering at IMMS relocated to a new tank

    Whale recovering at IMMS relocated to a new tank

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:15:36 GMT

    After washing ashore on an Alabama beach three weeks ago, the melon headed whale that's been recovering at the Institute for Marine Mammal is improving. 

    More >>

    After washing ashore on an Alabama beach three weeks ago, the melon headed whale that's been recovering at the Institute for Marine Mammal is improving. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly