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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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Arlington copes with assaults, property crimes in early November

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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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Task force holds annual meeting in Bartlett

The West Tennessee Violent Crime and Drug Task Force drew law enforcement officers and representatives of several district attorney offices to Bartlett earlier this month for their annual meeting to award honors, highlight accomplishments and emphasize the need for the work the task force does. Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich, Weirich, 30th Judicial District, […]

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SCSO manages Lakeland incidents for late October

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the latter half of October. For earlier October 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 early October incidents in Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the first half of October. For later October 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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