Jacob Hale

Jacob Hale

NASHVILLE (WSMV) - A man was arrested and charged with public intoxication after he admitted to using heroin, locking himself in a bathroom and acting erratically in front of his own child.

According to Metro Police, officers responded to 1200 East Old Hickory Blvd. in response to an out of control person. When they arrived, the found a man later identified as 25-year-old Jacob Hale locked inside a bathroom.

Hale was reportedly flailing about, causing a disturbance and throwing toilet paper all over the bathroom. Officers detained Hale who told them he was on heroin. Hale reportedly acted very erratically trying to get free of officers and causing people at the business to leave. His child was present during the altercation.

Witnesses told investigators that Hale was banging his head against the window and rocking back and forth uncontrollably. Investigators say Hale's child was present while their father was under the influence.

Hale was charged with public intoxication. Bond was set at $500.

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