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SCSO handles August crimes in Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the latter half of August. For earlier August incidents, see the Sept. 8 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 goods. These […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Sept. 5-11, 2016

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents Sept. 5-11. 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 goods. These are […]

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At a Glance for Sept. 8, 2016

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Pancake breakfast tickets go on sale September 13 Bartlett Reserve Firefighters will host their popular annual pancake breakfast on Oct. 8 at the Bartlett Municipal Center, 5868 Stage Road. Food will be served 7-11 a.m., and tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for children ages 12 and younger. Guests will get two pancakes, two […]

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Bartlett Police Reports for Aug. 22-Sept. 1, 2016

A bold would-be thief tried to climb through a broken window in a Bartlett home Aug. 28, but the Shadow Hills homeowner fired her pistol and scared him off. Officers quickly found him two streets over, bloody and screaming about the return of God. The Bartlett Police Department handled that out-of-control suspect and the following […]

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SCSO handles August crimes in Lakeland

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Thieves and an armed robber kept the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office busy in August. An unlucky buyer paid for stolen paintball equipment, someone stole a sick woman’s pain patch, a son punched his father, and more details emerged about the Zaxby’s robbery and shooting on Aug. 17. This report covers Lakeland incidents in the first […]

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Pet rescuers

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Legislative & court updates for Sept. 1, 2016

Judge challenges Nashville on delays in providing reports NASHVILLE—In what may be the first legal challenge to government delays on public records requests in Tennessee under a 2008 law, a judge has ruled that Metro Nashville violated the “prompt” provision in the statute by holding up traffic accident reports. Senior Judge Robert E. Lee Davies […]

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10 Arlington vehicles ransacked in one night

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Arlington during the second half of July. See last week’s issue for Arlington’s earlier July incidents. 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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At a Glance for Sept. 1, 2016

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Golfers ask for support to raise education dollars The Bartlett Education Foundation has teamed up with First Tennessee Bank, Brother Industries and area companies and restaurants for its first Golfathon. About 40 golfers will attempt to play 100 holes of golf on Sept. 20 at Quail Ridge Golf Course. These golfers will be asking for donation support […]

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BPD officer convicted of 2 counts reckless driving

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It took just hours of deliberation Friday for a Shelby County jury to convict Bartlett Police Officer Lucas Hines in a high-profile case about a deadly crash. He will be sentenced for two counts of reckless driving on Sept. 23. The trial took three and a half days of testimony. In the October 12, 2014, […]

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