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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 responds to property crimes, domestic violence in Arlington

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Arlington during the latter half of January. For earlier January incidents, see last week’s issue of The Bartlett Express. 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 are […]

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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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Arlington sees property crimes, intimidation in January

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Arlington during the first half 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 until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated for stolen/damaged items. These are […]

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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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Body found in Arlington woods today

[Editor’s note: The body has been identified as that of a missing Shelby County man; see our updated story for details.] The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded Tuesday to a report of a body found in the woods in Arlington. It was found behind a home at 5374 Hidden Meadows Drive around noon. Earle Farrell, […]

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SCSO sees thefts, intimidation, vandalism in Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the latter half of January. For earlier January incidents, see last week’s issue of The Bartlett Express. 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 are […]

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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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Arlington burglary suspect caught, 1 on the run

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Home surveillance was key to the arrest of one suspect in two Arlington burglaries and the issuance of an arrest warrant for the other. Eric Flake was arrested on Jan. 26, but the other suspect, Ryan Thornell, remains on the run. He is described as about 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing about 160-170 […]

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Lakeland brothers’ fight sends one to Med in critical condition

The Shelby County Sheriff’s office has reported that one Lakeland brother apparently shot his older brother in the lower abdomen Friday night, Jan. 27. The shooting happened on the 9400 block of Fletcher Trace Parkway. The victim was taken to Regional One Hospital (“The Med”) for surgery and remained in critical condition as of Saturday […]

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Double stabbing in Millington, 2 victims are now stable

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Two women are in stable condition at The Med after a double-stabbing Friday in Millington. According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Danny Jerome Williams, 51, stabbed his mother and grandmother in the head at 6525 Sledge Road, Millington, around 12:15 p.m. The suspect is currently in custody at the Shelby County Jail. The victims are […]

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December thefts, assaults, intimidations hit Arlington

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Arlington during the first half of December. For the remainder of December’s incidents, see next week’s issue. 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 are brief summaries […]

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