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Bartlett Police reports for July 19-24, 2016

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents during July 19-24, 2016. 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 […]

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SCSO handles late June incidents in Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the second half of June. See the previous incidents from June in last 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 […]

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MLGW updates Lakeland on ‘catastrophic failure’ of substation

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Editor’s note: This version of the story, updated as of July 22, contains details about the potential toxicity of a mineral oil fire — details that replace our original story’s reference to mineral oil as harmless. MLGW is currently reviewing a Bartlett Express request for information on whether the destroyed transformer’s oil did or did not […]

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Business ID theft targets Memphis office

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NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is sharing a scam alert issued by the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South (BBB) warning consumers of a phony job offer scam making the rounds in Memphis. BBB Accredited Business High Speed Delivery, a local Memphis courier service, has reported […]

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Bartlett Police reports for July 11-17, 2016

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents during July 11-17, 2016. 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 […]

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SCSO reports June incidents for Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the first half of June. See the remainder of June’s incidents in 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 […]

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SCSO: Help us find missing Lakeland teen (FOUND!)

A Lakeland teen was missing for a few days since Sunday, but he has since been found. Initially,  the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office spread the word to help locate Dustin Gann, 13, who was believed to be in danger. Editor’s note: We’re proud of our community’s efforts to support the search for Dustin and very, very glad […]

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Bartlett Fire preps to save lives and property

    Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional story series about “A Day in the Life” of city and county professionals. Steam carries the rich aroma of mountain-roasted beans, tickling the noses of Station One firefighters in Bartlett. Most everyone has a cup, and all are in good spirits. Stories and smiles are […]

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Arlington’s MLGW substation goes up in flames, residents hear big explosion

A Monday morning fire at an MLGW substation in Arlington disrupted power to between 19,000 and 22,000 MLGW accounts for several hours. On Tuesday, MLGW reported that around-the-clock repair work has begun, and the repair process could continue for up to six months. On Wednesday, MLGW issued a request for all Lakeland and Arlington to limit their electricity […]

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Bartlett Police reports for July 4-10, 2016

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BPD IS HIRING The Bartlett Police Department is now hiring. Download an application or pick one up at Bartlett City Hall (6400 Stage Road), or apply online at cityofbartlett.org. The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents during July 4-10. This listing includes the most notable incidents for the reporting period and does not […]

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