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Breaking news: body ID’d in Arlington, 8K death in Bartlett

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Body found in Arlington ID’d as missing man with dementia The body found around noon Tuesday in a wooded patch of Arlington has been identified as 63-year-old John Shields, who suffered from dementia and diabetes. He was prone to wandering and was last seen alive midday on Jan. 31 at his apartment near Hacks Cross […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Feb. 7-12, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for Feb. 7-12, 2017. 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 stolen/damaged items. […]

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Smash-and-grab thieves hit Lakeland cars

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the first half of January. This is a partial listing; see bartlett-expresss.com for all incidents during the first two weeks of January. For later January incidents, see next week’s issue of The Bartlett Express. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent […]

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Bartlett bank robbery reported today

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[Editor’s note: UPDATED 4:49 p.m. with suspect description and other details.] Southern Security Credit Union on U.S. 64 in Bartlett was the scene of a bank robbery around 9:09 a.m. today. The suspect — a white male between the ages of 40 and 55 — entered through the building’s rear entrance, according to the Bartlett Police Department. He approached […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for Jan. 30-Feb. 5. 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 stolen/damaged items. […]

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Trio of violent crimes hits Bartlett, Millington, Lakeland

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A Lakeland shooting Friday night capped a string of unusual violence in Shelby County suburbs. Earlier in the week, a carjacker shot a victim in Bartlett on Jan. 25, and a Millington man stabbed his grandmother and mother mid-day on Friday. Lakeland shooting The Shelby County Sheriff’s office reported that one Lakeland brother apparently shot […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Jan. 23-29, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for Jan. 23-29. 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 stolen/damaged items. These […]

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New details, photos released in Bartlett shooting

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[Editor’s note: In addition to providing updated victim and suspect information, this story corrects several inaccuracies that arose from early witness accounts of the incident — notably the location, the type of car involved, and the number of people involved in the incident.] The man shot three times in a Stage Road parking lot in […]

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Bartlett Police Reports for Jan. 16-22, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for Jan. 16-22. 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 stolen/damaged items. These […]

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Special-needs adult still missing from Bartlett

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The Bartlett Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating a missing special-needs adult, David Essex Wilhite. According to the BPD, his brother, Lawrence Lemuel Johnson, currently has guardianship over him and took Wilhite with him when leaving Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett to get lunch on Jan. 16, but the two never returned. Wilhite’s […]

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2 arrested in Bartlett drive-by shooting

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Bartlett Police have arrested two adults in a Jan. 10 drive-by shooting on Trail Creek Lane. The two arrested are Christopher Whitten, 19, and Darious Johnson, 24. Information on their charges is not yet available. The victims’ names are not specified because a female juvenile is involved: A father said he found Whitten, his daughter’s […]

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Non-fatal shooting in Bartlett today

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UPDATE: Suspect arrested Thursday. Bartlett Police are investigating a shooting this afternoon in front of the FedEx Office building on Stage Road. A witness who asked not to be named described the victims and the sounds of the incident. “We saw them, a white man and a black man, checking their money. We thought they were doing […]

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