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Woman suspects neighbor of spying with drone

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A Bartlett woman who reported a drone flying in her backyard on April 19 says she believes it belongs to a registered sex offender who lives in her neighborhood. According to the Bartlett Police report, Alice Putnam said she saw the drone flying about a foot above her back deck at her home on the […]

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Bartlett Police reports for March 27-April 2, 2017

The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for March 27-April 2, 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 […]

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FALSE SIGHTING: Video didn’t show suspect

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C’ville sighting of supposed kidnapper dismissed by TBI. An update from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation late Thursday afternoon revealed that a man spotted on surveillance video in Collierville today was not Tad Cummins, a suspect on Tennessee’s Most Wanted List. The 50-year-old is suspected of kidnapping his former student, 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas. Mid-day reports of […]

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BREAKING: BPD seeks suspects in $32K Brewer’s break-in

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Bartlett police are investigating two big thefts and vandalism at Brewer’s Pool and Landscaping around 12:40 p.m. March 19. The suspects cost the owner an estimated $32,100 in loss and damages, according to the police report. Watch the surveillance video The first two responding officers found damage to the back wooden fence and evidence that […]

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BREAKING: Court expunges record of former BPD officer in fatal 2014 crash

The criminal record of former Bartlett police officer Lucas Hines is now clear of his conviction in a deadly 2014 car crash. A jury found him guilty on Aug. 19, 2016, of two misdemeanor counts of reckless driving for crashing into a car while speeding through a red light during a pursuit. He was initially […]

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Bartlett Police reports for March 20-26, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for March 20-26, 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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Bartlett Police reports for March 13-19, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for March 13-19, 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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Missing liquor store owner’s remains found in Mississippi

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On Monday officials positively identified the bagged human remains found in Panola County as those of Sanjay Patel. The liquor store owner went missing from his business on Oct. 3 and was last seen with Marcus Perry. Perry is the man found dead of a gunshot wound in his Bartlett home on Oct. 11. Evidence […]

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Bartlett Police Reports for March 6-12, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for March 6-12, 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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Bartlett Police Reports for March 9, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for Feb. 27-March 5, 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 […]

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Lakeland bank robbery suspect escapes

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LAKELAND—The Memphis Police Department is investigating a Tuesday morning bank robbery at SunTrust inside of Kroger (9025 U.S. 64, Lakeland). Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputies were among the law enforcement officers who responded to the scene, and SCSO Public Information Officer Earle Farrell said the suspect was a black male wearing a brown coat and […]

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SCSO, BPD offer rewards for suspect identification

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is among law enforcement agencies that have been using a third-party website to help identify suspects for misdemeanor infractions as well as larger crimes. The site, idthisperson.com, posts the SCSO’s photos of suspects and will reward site visitors with a $25 gift card for identifying a wanted suspect. People can […]

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