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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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SCSO tracks down package thief in Lakeland incidents

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the latter half of December, including the resolution of several front-porch package thefts. For earlier December 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 […]

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Lakeland sees early December property crimes, assaults, brass knuckles attack

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the first half of December. For later December 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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Report shows violence up, property crimes down

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MEMPHIS—The major violent crime rates in Shelby County and in Memphis are up for the first 11 months of 2016, according to the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission. A report released on Dec. 22 shows statistics for the period of January through November, based on preliminary data from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI). Major violent […]

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SCSO addresses thefts, intimidation, violence in Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the latter half of November. For earlier November 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 handles criminal cases in Lakeland for early November

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the first half of November. For later November 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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SCSO deputies kill Arlington man at domestic disturbance

Two Shelby County deputies shot and killed a man at the scene of a domestic situation in Arlington Saturday night. He reportedly threatened them with a knife and was advancing on them in the driveway when they opened fire. The man killed was Jimmy Lee Lawson, 49. In addition to the field agents who responded […]

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Arlington copes with assaults, threats, intimidation

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Arlington in early November. For later November 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 brief summaries of […]

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Arlington teen survives head-on crash with tree

An Arlington youth involved in a Sunday morning wreck on Chester Road is fortunate to be alive. Earle Farrell, public information officer for the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, updated the story on Monday night. He said the driver, a 16-year-old with a fresh driver’s license, was headed east near Larry Anderson Lane toward his aunt’s […]

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