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U.S. 64 crash kills 1, injures 3

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LAKELAND — A two-vehicle collision on U.S. 64 left one person dead and three injured on Thursday, Oct. 26, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. It was at the intersection with Rockcreek Parkway. Tylen D. Yancey, 21, was driving the first vehicle, a 2016 Ford Mustang, and was injured in the crash. His passenger, Mario Bell […]

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Bartlett Police handle spree of car burglaries, thefts

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More than 20 owners in Bartlett found that someone burglarized, stole or damaged their vehicles in a rash of driveway and parking lot crimes last week. Some got off lightly with their car interiors left in disarray. Others were left staring at an empty driveway, wondering where their ride went. Almost every victim admitted leaving […]

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Soliciting minor lands Arlington man in prison

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ARLINGTON — An Arlington man, Matthew Marr, has been sentenced to federal prison for soliciting a minor child through social media. D. Michael Dunavant, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, announced the sentence Monday. According to information presented in court, between June and September 2016, Marr used the Internet to meet and seduce […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Oct. 16-22, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incideents for the period of Oct. 16-22. These represent the most notable incidents for the reporting period and do not necessarily reflect all police activity. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for stolen/damaged […]

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Forestry division requires permits for open burning

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Tennessee currently requires a burn permit to conduct any outdoor open burning of debris. From Oct. 15 through May 15, anyone starting an open-air fire within 500 feet of a forest, grassland or woodland must by law secure a burning permit from the Tennessee Division of Forestry. Permits are not required for burning in containers […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Oct. 2-8, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for the period of Oct. 2-8. This listing includes the most notable incidents for the reporting period and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Sept. 25-Oct. 1

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for the period of Sept. 25-Oct. 1. This listing includes the most notable incidents for the reporting period and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated […]

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Eviction uncovers filthy living conditions for 2 Bartlett children, 4 adults

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A Bartlett household faces charges of aggravated child neglect after officials found dead cats, fecal matter, urine and piles of trash littering the home. Around 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 22, a Shelby County process server went to that home on the 3000 block of Mary Elizabeth Road to serve an eviction notice. Making his way […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Sept. 11-17, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for the period of Sept. 11-17. This listing includes the most notable incidents for the reporting period and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for […]

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Memphis woman pulls gun on school bus near Bartlett

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A Memphis woman who reportedly slapped a Durham bus driver and pulled a gun on him landed in Shelby County Jail last week. She now faces 10 felony counts. According to the affidavit, the driver, Donald Hutchinson, stopped at Richbrook Drive and Walden Ridge Drive near Bartlett around 4 p.m. Sept. 12. Memphis Police detectives […]

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Brandon Bostian cleared of criminal charges in fatal Amtrak crash

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Brandon Bostian, a former Bartlett resident and the engineer in a deadly 2015 Amtrak train crash, has had his criminal charges dismissed. On Tuesday, Philadelphia Municipal Judge Thomas Gehret dismissed the charges and cited a lack of evidence at a preliminary hearing for Bostian. He said he believes the crash was more likely an accident […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Sept. 14, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for the period of Sept. 4-10. This listing includes the most notable incidents for the reporting period and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for […]

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