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At a Glance for Aug. 20, 2015

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Sign petition and support tag for fallen officers Memorials for fallen law enforcement officers only shine briefly, but there’s a new petition circulating that will let police supporters celebrate our fallen heroes year-round. Melissa Bero of Bartlett is gathering signatures on a petition to have a fallen officer memorial license plate issued for vehicles in […]

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Sheriff’s office reports July crimes for Arlington

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) handled the following incidents in Arlington in July. 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. July 8 Chester Street (simple assault/domestic violence) Alcohol and […]

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Memphis woman in ICU after attack in Bartlett

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An Eads man’s attack on a woman in Bartlett late Saturday night ended with him on the run with her car and the woman in the intensive care unit (ICU) at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, according to Bartlett police. The victim, 52, told police she was previously in a relationship with her attacker, who […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Aug. 10-16, 2015

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Two harrowing robberies at gunpoint, a high-stakes theft of more than $18,000 in lottery tickets and bold burglaries of garages and vehicles kept Bartlett officers busy with investigations last week. The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents for Aug. 10-16. These are the most notable cases of the week and do not necessarily […]

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2015 Man of the Year: Lt. Todd Halford

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Bartlett residents who use social media to find out what’s happening around town have probably run across postings by Bartlett Police Lt. Todd Halford. Sometimes he publishes pictures of officers getting ready for range day or demonstrating the speed and strength of the K-9 officers. Other times, he posts serious warnings about crime trends or […]

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Bartlett officers sworn in

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Bartlett Police reports for Aug. 3-9, 2015

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  The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents for Aug. 3-9. These are the most notable cases of the week and do not necessarily represent all BPD activities for the time period. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, and values are estimated […]

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Bartlett Police report for July 27-Aug. 2, 2015

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A chatty parking lot robber, costly construction site thefts and a romancing couple trespassing at a vacant house were among the cases the Bartlett Police Department (BPD) investigated from July 27 through Aug. 2. These are the most notable cases of the week and do not necessarily represent all BPD activities for the time period. […]

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Local police study death investigations

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WEST TENN. REGIONAL FORENSIC CENTER Location: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 637 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38105 Phone: (901) 222-4600 Fax: (901) 222-4645 More info: See a list of other Tennessee regional forensic offices at http://bit.ly/Regional-Forensics. See information on the Shelby County Medical Examiner’s Office at http://bit.ly/ShelbyME. The West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC) […]

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Part 2: Car burglars, vandals, ID thieves hit Lakeland in June

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A rash of eight car burglaries kept officers from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) busy taking reports and investigating on June 23. The SCSO reported those crimes and others during the second half of June. (See our July 23 issue for incidents from the first half of June.) The pie chart, above, covers incidents […]

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