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Trio convicted in Bartlett meth trafficking scheme

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Two men and a woman have been convicted in a drug-trafficking conspiracy in Bartlett — a plan they carried out while the men were serving time in separate prisons. They used contraband jail phones to arrange the purchase and delivery of illegal drugs, according to Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich in a July […]

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Bartlett Police Reports for July 17-23, 2017

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Unsecured garages and unlocked vehicles were once again favorite targets of thieves in Bartlett last week. See those crimes and others in the following report from the Bartlett Police Department for the period of July 17-23. This listing includes the most notable incidents for the reporting period and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. […]

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Bartlett Police reports for July 10-16, 2017

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Unsecured garages and unlocked vehicles were favorite targets of thieves in Bartlett last week. See those crimes and others in the following report from the Bartlett Police Department for the period of July 10-16. This listing includes the most notable incidents for the reporting period and does not necessarily reflect all police activity. Editor’s note: […]

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Bartlett Police Reports for June 12-18, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents for June 12-18. 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 June 5-11, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents for June 5-11. 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 May 29-June 4, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents from May 29 through June 4. 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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Man accused of touching teen has had other complaints, church says

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A statement from Faith Baptist Church has shed new light on the Bartlett senior citizen charged with one county of sexual battery of a teen on church grounds. Robert Stephen Austin, 67, reportedly touched the female victim’s left breast and let his fingers linger while she was relaxing, elbows propped up on a table, in […]

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BPD names suspect in liquor store robbery

A suspect killed in an attempted liquor store robbery in Memphis on May 6 may be responsible for a holdup at a Bartlett liquor store. Capt. Tina Schaber of the Bartlett Police Department said May 10 that Louis Ray, 46, of Memphis is suspected in robbing Bartlett Wind and Spirits on Summer Road on April […]

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Bartlett Police Reports for May 15-21, 2017

The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents during May 15-21. 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 drugstore robbery was 1 of 3 within just hours

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Armed robbers struck the Bartlett Prescription Shop (5675 Stage Road) just before 10 a.m. on May 4 and made off with thousands in narcotics and cough medicine. The business owner said two men entered with semi-automatic handguns and ordered employees to get down on the floor. Those two suspects wore black hoodies, black mask, white […]

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Bartlett Police reports for April 8-14, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents for May 8-14, 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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Burglars damage Walgreen’s on St. Elmo Road

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Burglars did about 5 grand worth of damage to Walgreen’s at 6565 St. Elmo Road in Bartlett before dawn Wednesday morning. The store’s employees are still tallying how many controlled substances vanished with the suspects. The Bartlett Police Department reports that officers headed to the burglary in progress around 2:40 a.m. The officers first spotted […]

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