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Bartlett Police reports for Dec. 23, 2013 – Jan. 5, 2014

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The Bartlett Police Department reported the following activity for the period of Dec. 23-Jan. 5: Hampton Inn: Responded at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 24 to reported theft from a motor vehicle at the Hampton Inn, 2935 N. Germantown Road. The victim said someone broken into her U-Haul truck during the preceding night. The officer saw […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Dec. 16-22, 2013

The Bartlett Police Department reported the following activity for Dec. 16-22: Davies Plantation: Responded on Dec. 16 to reported theft at Davies Plantation. The complainant said that sometime between 3 p.m. Dec. 13 and 9 a.m. Dec. 16 someone stole half a pallet of sod from the yard of a residence under construction. Estimated loss […]

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BPD honors officers

At the Bartlett Police Department’s annual Christmas Dinner during the second weekend of December, several employees were recognized for their years of service. 5 Years: Jailer William Bechtel Dispatcher Shelley Deeken Jailer Joey Delph Officer Lucas Hines Officer Jason Jackson Officer Andrew Maliskas Officer Keith Rose Officer Thomas Whittaker Officer Nathan Willis Officer Grant Young […]

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Can you ID this credit/debit card fraud suspect?

The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) has requested the public’s assistance in identifying a black male suspect, shown in this photo, at right. He is wanted for questioning regarding fraudulent use of credit/debit cards in the Bartlett area. This subject was caught on security video allegedly using cards without the permission of the account holder. If […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Dec. 9-15, 2013

The Bartlett Police Department reported the following activity for the week of Dec. 9-15: Yale and Bartlett Blvd:  Responded on Dec. 9 to 3730 Appling for a theft complaint. Theft reported from unlocked vehicle at Christ Church, 5955 Yale Road. The owner’s purse was stolen. The suspect(s) charged $45 on the owner’s debit card at […]

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Cops spread Christmas joy for kids

A “wall of blue” was in full effect at the Cordova Walmart Saturday, all in service of the jolliest holiday. Forty-eight law enforcement officers took underprivileged children on free Christmas shopping trips, courtesy of the Fraternal Order of Police,  Lodge No. 35. Officers participating in Cops-N-Kids 2013 represented Bartlett, Memphis, Mason, and University of Memphis […]

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Bartlett Police Reports for Dec. 2-8, 2013

The Bartlett Police Department has reported the following activity: Home burglary: Occurred between 1:20 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Dec. 3 on Memphis Arlington Road. Resident noticed house’s back door was open when she returned. Reported missing: $160 in cash. Theft from vehicle Police response at 8:08 p.m. on Dec. 2 on Windersville Drive. A man […]

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Fire’s out and meals are on at Moma’s

Five months after a kitchen fire gutted the building, Moma’s B-B-Q is once again setting out hot-link sausage omelets and jumbo barbecue sandwiches for hungry crowds. The popular Bartlett restaurant reopened on Dec. 3. An early morning grease fire on July 3 raced from the deep fryer throughout Moma’s. Smoke and fire destroyed everything from […]

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County charges man with Arlington, Bartlett robberies

A man who already was in custody for an Arlington robbery has been charged with a string of thefts in Arlington and Bartlett. Bobby ‘Trey’ Yates, 23, who is in custody in Shelby County for a burglary on the 12100 block of Shady Tree Lane, has admitted to several other burglaries in the Arlington area, […]

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Lakeland car dealer pleads guilty to crimes

A Lakeland used car salesman is one of three people from Shelby County who has entered a guilty plea for his role in a money laundering scheme. Brian Bowman, 46, of Lakeland, pleaded guilty to one count of filing fraudulent documents with the IRS, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s office. Bowman, […]

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Bartlett man, businesses part of synthetic drug sting

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A Bartlett man faces federal drug trafficking charges and one Bartlett business was closed following what is being called the largest nationwide bust of synthetic drug traffickers. Umar Yusuf, also known as Umar Hussein, 34, of Bartlett, was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday with one count of conspiracy to possess and distribute synthetic […]

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Discipline infrequent among city employees

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When two Bartlett Police Department officers recently found themselves subjects of internal city investigations, they also found themselves caught up in a process that doesn’t happen very often. “When it rains, it pours,” said police Chief Gary Rikard. “I wish I knew what caused them to come up all at once.” Rikard said in the […]

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