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2 charged in case of infant’s body found near Bartlett dumpster

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Two people have been charged in the case of a newborn’s body found near a chicken restaurant’s dumpster in Bartlett about a year ago. Kalandra Lacy, 22, gave birth in the bathroom of Gus’s Fried Chicken around the 36th week of her pregnancy. She is charged with abuse of a corpse. Michael Baines, 23, is […]

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Investigation continues in fatal Bartlett crash

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Two weeks into its investigation, the Tennessee Highway Patrol reports no updates available yet in the officer-involved car crash that killed two in Bartlett earlier this month. Because of the volume of information that has to be gathered and analyzed, these investigations typically take several months to complete, Bartlett assistant police chief Glenn Williamson explained […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Oct. 20-26, 2014

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) reported the following incidents for Oct. 20-26, 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. Oct. 21 Jumper Lane (theft) A man reported on Oct. […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Oct. 13-19, 2014

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) reported the following incidents for Oct. 13-19. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent unti proven guilty in a courty of law, and values are estimated for stolen/damaged items. These are brief summaries of detailed BPD reports. Oct. 13 Davieshire Drive: Responded at 8:21 a.m. Oct. 13 to […]

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Smooth Move

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Family and dog escape early morning blaze Oct. 17

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In a Friday morning fire in southeast Shelby County, three family members heard their fire alarm blaring and fled to safety without significant injury. On a second search of the home, firefighters rescued the family’s small dog from beneath a bed. The call came in just before 2:30 a.m., and multiple engine companies from Germantown, […]

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Bartlett Police reports for Oct. 1-12, 2014

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) reported the following incidents for Oct. 1-12. 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 items. These are brief summaries of detailed BPD reports. Oct. 1 Catalpa Hill (auto theft) Someone stole a GMC from […]

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Syrupy goodness

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Lakeland reports car intruder, $3K swindle, thefts

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) reported the following Lakeland incidents in Lakeland for September 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 SCSO reports. Sept. 2 U.S. 64 (theft from motor […]

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Crash with Bartlett police car kills two

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A two-car collision in Bartlett Sunday afternoon killed two people and injured a Bartlett police officer. Both Danny G. Floyd, 63, and Michelle D. Sloyan, 49, died from their injuries at Methodist North Hospital. The victims’ home towns had not been released as of press time on Tuesday. Patrolman Lucas A. Hines, the officer in […]

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