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Germantown police arrest Bartlett man in series of auto burglaries

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  Germantown police have arrested a Bartlett man suspected of burglarizing vehicles in the Poplar Estates neighborhood. Anthony M. Hunt, 35, of Bartlett is charged with three counts of auto burglary, one count of aggravated burglary, evading arrest possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal impersonation and possession of stolen property. Hunt also had an outstanding Shelby […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Jan. 19-25, 2015

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) reported the following incidents for Jan. 19-25, 2015. 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 detailed BPD reports.  Jan. 19 Maher Cove (auto theft) Someone stole a man’s […]

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New act would help gather data on police use of deadly force

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) has reintroduced an act to help gather more complete national data about fatal encounters with police. Allegations of racial disparities, abuses and uses of excessive force are difficult to identify and unlikely to be fixed without obtaining accurate and comprehensive data, Cohen noted in a press release. “Before we […]

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3 people killed in 2013 hospital helicopter crash to be honored

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MEMPHIS — The three crew members who were killed when their Hospital Wing helicopter crashed in Fayette County on Oct. 22, 2013, will be honored this week in Memphis. Family members will accept the state’s Three Stars Award on behalf of helicopter pilot Charles D. Smith, a retired Memphis Police lieutenant; Carrie Barlow, a pediatric nurse; […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Jan. 12-18, 2015

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) reported the following incidents for Jan. 12-18, 2015. 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 detailed BPD reports. Jan. 14 Kirby Whitten (burglary in progress) Responded around 12:45 […]

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Lakeland’s December report explains 2 serious home fires

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The Shelby County Fire Department has explained the origins of two recent Lakeland fires in the homes of elderly residents, and the department reported answering 53 medical calls and 14 fire calls in Lakeland during December. During the monthly report to the Lakeland city board on Jan. 8, deputy fire chief Dale Burress asked citizens […]

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Thefts, vandalism mark Lakeland crime report

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) reported the following incidents in Lakeland for December. 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 detailed SCSO reports. Dec. 1 Canada Road (business burglary) Someone burglarized the […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Jan. 5-11, 2015

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) reported the following incidents for Jan. 5-11, 2014. 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 detailed BPD reports. This version also corrects two date errors from the print […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Dec. 29, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015

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Bartlett police recovered a carjacked vehicle and conducted an investigation that led to the suspects’ arrests last week, among handling other cases. The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) reported the following incidents for Dec. 29, 2014, through Jan. 4, 2015. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of […]

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Spray-paint vandal tags Arlington cars in December spree

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Dec. 1 Osborne Grove (identity theft) Someone opened four credit cards in the name of a man who lives on the 12100 block of Osborne Grove. He received the cards from Victoria’s Secret, Pac Sun, New York Company and Goodys on Nov. 22, and someone had already charged about $600 on both the Pac Sun […]

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