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Ding Dong Ditch Champion of 2010 now top 'no contact' delivery driver

Updated: Apr 12


Nashville, TN - 24-year-old, Carl Reynolds, was told most of his teen years that he would never amount to anything. Much of the criticism came from his constant run-ins with neighbors for ringing their doorbells and then running away before they answered.

As a matter of fact, local authorities named Reynolds the Ding Dong Ditch Champion of 2010 for the number of times that people called the police on him. Former officer, Tim Berman, told reporters, "I bet I got three calls a day about Carl in the summer of 2010. I thought for sure he would end up in prison."


Instead, Reynolds turned his life around. He has not only become an essential worker in the Nashville community, but he was also named the top "no contact" delivery driver in Middle Tennessee for March 2020. Reynolds seems to take the honor all in stride.


"I just simply do what I've been doing since I was 14," Reynolds told The Inquisitor. "I put a bag by the door, ring the bell and take off. Only, nowadays it's groceries, not dog poop. At least, most of the time."


Reynolds says he enjoys helping the community and making amends for his misdeeds as a child. He even asked for Officer Berman's home address so he can pay him a visit one night next week.



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