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Drivers ID’d in high-speed motorcycle crash

The motorcycle riders who raced across Arlington at speeds of 80 to 100 mph on April 15 and slammed into an SUV have been identified. The two injured adults are Racrius Benson, 30, of Bartlett, and Robert Booth II, 27, of Arlington. A preliminary Tennessee Highway Patrol report noted that Booth has multiple surgeries remaining […]

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Bartlett Police reports for April 25-May 2, 2016

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents during April 25-May 2. 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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TDCI warns consumers about card skimmers

NASHVILLE — The recent discovery of credit card skimmers hidden inside gas pumps at a Nashville area convenience store exposes the potential vulnerability of everyday consumers to thieves and scam artists. The Tennessee Depart-ment of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is warning consumers to be on the lookout for skimming devices that […]

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The good kind of ‘pill takers’

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Despite rough weather on Saturday, the DEA Drug Takeback event in Bartlett pulled in 429 lbs. of unwanted medication for safe disposal. The Bartlett Police Department offers special thanks to the participating members of its Volunteers In Police Service ( VIPS). From left are VIPS members Tony Sobczak, Jaime Baker, Elaine McKinney and Susan Smith.

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Bartlett Police reports for April 18-24, 2016

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents during April 18-24, 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 items. […]

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SCSO handles March assaults, vandalism, burglaries in Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) handled the following events in Lakeland during the first half of March 2016. See next week’s issues for the remaining incidents from March. 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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Forcible sex crimes up at Tenn. colleges

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Forcible sex offenses on Tennessee college campuses increased by 26.6 percent in 2015, the latest year for which data is available. That includes an increase in the number of reported rapes from 51 in 2014 to 56 in 2015. The data comes from the 2015 “Crime on Campus Report” released last month by the Tennessee […]

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SCSO handles March assaults, vandalism, burglaries in Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) handled the following events in Lakeland during the first half of March 2016. See the April 28 issue for the remaining incidents from March. 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 investigates vandalism, domestic assaults in Arlington

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) handled the following incidents in Arlington during the second half of March. For earlier March incidents, see the April 14 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. […]

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Bartlett Police reports for April 10-17, 2016

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled handled the following incidents for April 10-17, 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 […]

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