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Antioch Sex Offender Arrested in Davidson Co. Days After Assaulting Ky. Police Officer

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A registered Nashville sex offender who assaulted a Kentucky officer a couple days ago is behind bars in Davidson County this morning.

Derrick Lane Coakley, 25, of Antioch, allegedly assaulted an Elizabethton officer Sunday in an attempt to escape an arrest warrant, according to the Elizabethton Star newspaper. He is also charged with resisting arrest and vandalism in the incident.

Coakely was convicted of statutory rape in 2011 and 2007, according to the sex offender registry. He is now in the Davidson County jail charged with a second offense felony sex offender registration violation. His bond is $10,000.


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