3 prominent real estate developers arrested after pub brawl

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Three of Nashville’s most prominent real estate developers found themselves in jail late Saturday night after a fight at a Berry Hill pub.

Berry Hill Police Chief Robert Bennett told Nashville’s News 2 the incident at ML Rose pub located on Franklin Road was a “mess.”

Six people including, Raymond and Kindy Hensler, Whitefield and Teresa Hamilton, Elizabeth Lindsey and David McGahren, were according to police, thrown out of the pub after being too intoxicated to be served.

Bennett told Nashville’s News 2 a security guard called for police assistance and after two officers arrived.

“Security called back and said your officers need help now,” he said.

Raymond Hensler is the developer of the Adelichia condominiums near Vanderbilt and recently announced an $80 million development in The Gulch.

Whitefield Hamilton is a partner in the Panattoni Development Company, while David McGahren is an executive with Cassidy Turley Real Estate Company.

A police affidavit showed that Hensler fought with police after officers put Lindsey in a patrol car.

He was “placed under arrest and while doing so, the subject fought with this officer to the point where the subject had to be sprayed with a chemical agent and be taken to the ground to hand cuffed. While struggling with this officer, he stuck and kicked this officer in the chest and legs.”

Raymond Hensler is charged with assault, his wife Kindy Hensler is charged with public intoxication and resisting arrest.

Teresa Hamilton is charged with assault resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest or search.

David McGahren and Whitefield Hamilton are charged with public intoxication and Elizabeth Lindsey is charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Calls to Hensler, Hamilton and McGahren were not returned nor were phone calls and e-mails to their attorney.

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