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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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Police treated to homemade caramels

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The New Neighbors charitable organization that serves the Mid-South decided to honor local police departments with a gift of homemade caramels this summer. New Neighbors member Lana Tice made approximately 1,500 homemade caramels July 20 to deliver to the Memphis Police Department in appreciation of all they do to protect our community. Assisting in cutting […]

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Zaxby’s robber steals cash, shoots employee

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LAKELAND, Tenn.—Although hospitalized, the employee shot Aug 17 in an armed robbery at the Lakeland Zaxby’s is fine, according to a Zaxby’s spokesman the next morning. It was about 10:20 p.m. and an employee was taking garbage out back after the restaurant closed. He faced a black male holding a small handgun. The two struggled, […]

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SCSO reports on July incidents in Arlington

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Arlington during the first half of July. See next week’s issue for Arlington’s remaining 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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Bartlett Police reports for Aug. 15-21, 2016

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents in Bartlett during Aug. 15-12. 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 brief summaries of detailed BPD reports. Aug. 15 Bartlett Boulevard (vandalism) Someone vandalized the restroom at […]

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Letter to the Editor: BPD chief thanks Bartlett citizens for support

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Dear Bartlett Community, The past few months have been a roller coaster ride for the law enforcement family. We have experienced extreme lows with the intentional deaths of our brothers and sisters nationwide, but we have also experienced warmth and love from our community. You have demonstrated your support through prayer vigils, thank you cards, […]

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Accidental drive-thru at Baskin Robbins

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    Photo by John Collins. The Baskin Robbins in Bartlett developed a sudden drive-thru Wednesday morning when an employee accidentally drove through the front wall. The business, located at 5788 Stage Road #1, remains open for business.

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Bartlett Police reports for Aug. 8-13, 2016

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The Bartlett Police Department handled the following incidents in Bartlett during Aug. 8-13. 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 brief summaries of detailed bpd reports. Aug. 8 Carraway Cove (trespassing) On Aug. 8, someone reported […]

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Memphis rapper arrested for DUI

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A Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrested Memphis rapper Patrick Lanshaw, 33, on suspicion of drunk driving at 3 a.m. Sunday in Memphis. Lanshaw is also known as Lil Wyte. A Bartlett police officer driving westbound on U.S. 64 near Appling Road in Memphis was the first witness to spot Lanshaw’s black Cadillac STS weaving […]

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SCSO fights arson, threats, vandalism in Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the latter half of July. For incidents earlier in the month, see the Aug. 11 edition 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 […]

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