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Bartlett Police Reports for Dec. 4-17, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled these and other incidents for the period of Dec. 4-17. Editor’s note: This report represents the most notable incidents provided by BPD and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for […]

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Apply now for next free Citizens Police Academy

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Are you interested in seeing what it’s like to drive a police car or learning how fingerprints are taken? The Bartlett Police Department has a free class that lets you do those things plus so much more. The Citizens Police Academy to be offered in Bartlett this spring is a fun, free, informative 10-week course. […]

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Explosion, fire rock Arlington plant

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Bartlett Police Reports for Nov. 20-26, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled these and other incidents for the period of Nov. 20-26. See additional recent incidents on bartlett-express.com. Editor’s note: This report represents the most notable incidents provided by BPD and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of […]

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Fatal crash into tree kills Arlington driver

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ARLINGTON — A single-vehicle crash in Arlington killed one man around 5:30 p.m. Friday night, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. Earle Farrell, SCSO public information officer, said the driver was going fast, veered off the road and hit a tree on Chester Road near the intersection with Larry Anderson Road. The man had to […]

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16-year-old with rifle threatens AHS

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An Arlington High School teen headed to juvenile court Thursday after making a threat on social media. No one was hurt. Shelby County Sheriff Office spokesman Earle Farrell said the boy, 16, posted a threat Wednesday, “Don’t come to school tomorrow” with a picture of himself holding a rifle. Officers met him at the school […]

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Naked cyclist arrested near Bartlett

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A senior citizen decided to go on a nude bicycle ride Sunday near Bartlett but ended his outing with a ride to jail. A neighbor who was outside enjoying the weather reported seeing Martin Centobie, 65, riding naked in the 5200 block of Wesley Park, around an apartment complex’s lake. She provided the man’s first […]

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2 burglary suspects fall for Lakeland ‘bait’ truck

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A spike in the number of auto burglaries led to a successful “bait” vehicle operation in Lakeland last week. Lt. David Ballard of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that Lakeland, Bartlett, Memphis and Shelby County have seen an uptick in the number of auto burglaries recently. At a weekly intel meeting between police […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled these and other incidents for the period of Oct. 30-Nov. 3 (the most recent period for which records are available this week). Editor’s note: This report represents the most notable incidents provided by BPD and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. All suspects are presumed to be innocent until […]

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2 Bartlett schools host ‘Cop Stop’ with cookies, high-fives

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Community-based learning is an integral part of the Functional Skills programs within Bartlett City Schools. By getting out into the community or by having community members come into our schools to interact, the students gain valuable skills to ensure their success as adults. Recently, the Functional Skills classes at Bon Lin Elementary and Bon Lin […]

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DUI driver charged in multi-vehicle crash on I-40

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A woman has been charged with DUI in a multi-vehicle crash near Lakeland last Thursday. Just before 4 a.m. Nov. 2, Angela Underwood of Mason, Tenn., took the wrong ramp for Interstate 40 at Canada Road and headed westbound into the eastbound lane, according to a Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesman. She collided head-on with another […]

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Snapchat video points to suspects in Bartlett church vandalism

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Pranks are one thing, but more than $5,500 in burglary and vandalism are something else entirely. That’s what three Bartlett youths discovered recently when they allegedly did damages at Easthill Baptist Church and a nearby neighborhood. The Bartlett Police Department has provided details about the incident, which was reported briefly in The Bartlett Express on […]

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