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18-wheeler topples canopy onto car

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A run for the border proved frightening for an Arlington Taco Bell customer and her child last Tuesday night. At the Taco Bell at the Arlington Travel Center on U.S. 64, a falling I-beam, concrete and other debris smashed down onto a woman’s car June 3 when the driver of a tractor trailer crashed into […]

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Clubs host 2014 Crime Prevention Luncheon

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The Exchange Clubs of Memphis and Shelby County celebrated more than 50 years of honoring fifth graders at the Crime Prevention Luncheon recently at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Macon campus. The students wrote an essay on how they would take a bite out of crime. Then a committee of Exchange Club members read the essays and selected […]

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SCSO reports April incidents in Arlington

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) reported the following incidents in the Arlington area for April 2014. ARLINGTON AREA, EXCLUDING HIGH SCHOOL   April 1 Simple assault/domestic violence (DV): Responded at 5 p.m. on April 1 to a report of simple assault/DV on the 11600 block of U.S. 70. The victim said the following occurred while […]

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SCSO reports April incidents in Lakeland

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  The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) reported the following incidents in the Lakeland area for April 2014. April 1 Intimidation: Responded at 3:44 a.m. on April 1 to a reported intimidation/domestic violence (DV) incident on the 3500 block of Canada Road. The victim said she and the male suspect began arguing after leaving a […]

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Arlington and Lakeland crimes – March 2014

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office provided March crime report data on Arlington and Lakeland. ARLINGTON LAKELAND

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SCSO arrests 2 on charges of sexual assaults, felony drugs

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Sexual assault warrants for one Memphis man led Shelby County deputies to his large illegal drug cache last week and put both him and his wife behind bars. More charges were added on Monday. Darrell Randolph, 43, and Monique Polk, 32, were arrested on March 5 in a home on the 4800 block of Coral […]

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SCSO arrests suspect in ATV theft

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On Feb. 18, Sheriff’s Detectives from ALERT and the Patrol Crime Response Unit arrested a suspect near U.S. 51 in the theft of a four-wheeler. The victim reported on Jan. 30 that a white man approached him, claiming to be out of gasoline ans asking for help. The victim drove the man to the store, […]

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Bolton teacher arrested, charged with statutory rape

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A Bolton High School coach was arrested last Thursday for having an ongoing sexual relationship with a teenage student. Michael Lewis, a teacher and assistant baseball coach at Bolton, was arrested by deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and charged with aggravated statutory rape and aggravated statutory rape by an authority figure. Police reports […]

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SCSO catches auto burglary suspect

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A suspected Arlington car burglar confessed Friday to using a stolen credit card and signing the receipt to buy a 60-inch LG television. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) got a tip on Jan. 31 that Jonathan Hill was the suspect who broke a vehicle’s passenger side window two days earlier and stole the victim’s […]

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SCSO arrests youth in DQ robberies

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 17-year-old in connection with armed robberies on Jan. 13-14 at the Dairy Queen restaurant on the 2400 block of Hacks Cross. Two victims said they were ordering food in the drive-thru lane, and a black man approached them, wearing dark clothes and a ski mask and carrying […]

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SCSO makes arrest on ID theft, forgery

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Video evidence has led to an arrest in a Nov. 24 case of identity theft and forgery, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) reports. On that date, Jeremy Cornett, a former employee of Meadows Construction, pumped fuel into his personal vehicle at the Shell station on Hacks Cross and Tenn. 385. He then charged it […]

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