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3-vehicle wreck Monday sends 5 to area hospitals

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Five Mid-South residents, including one who had to be airlifted, were transported to local hospitals after a dramatic three-car accident in Lakeland Monday morning. Two cars were travelling eastbound on U.S. 70, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, when a westbound 2005 Dodge Ram failed to maintain its line and struck one of the eastbound […]

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Bartlett Police reports for June 22-28, 2015

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents June 22-28. 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. June 22 Stage Road (business burglary) Someone broke into the Mojo Cafe […]

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Fire station renovation slated to end by Sept. 1

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Rain delays have pushed back the completion date for renovations to Arlington’s Fire Station No. 71. Fire chief David Franks said Monday the original target date was Aug. 1, but he now hopes to see the renovations completed by Sept. 1. Expansions on the north and west side of the existing station will add 1,480 […]

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Bartlett Police reports for June 15-21, 2015

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents for June 15-21. 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. June 15 Baudette Lane (motor vehicle theft) A man reported June […]

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Part 2: SCSO’s May 2015 crime report for Lakeland

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) handled the following incidents in Lakeland during the last two weeks of May. See the June 18 issue for incidents reported in the first half of May as well as multiple charts, maps and graphs. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of […]

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Part 1: SCSO’s May 2015 crime report for Lakeland

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Domestic violence and theft of unsecured property topped the list of incidents the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) handled in Lakeland during the first half of May. See the June 25 edition for Lakeland crime reports for the last half of May. Editor’s note: All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in […]

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Bartlett’s 2015 Youth Citizens Police Academy

The Bartlett Police Department provides free and fun programs for youths and adults to educate them about police work. This summer’s recently completed Youth Citizens Police Academy was a one-week course for teens ages 14-16. They saw demos of K-9 officers taking down suspects, tried their hand at dusting for fingerprints, got a chance to […]

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Bartlett Police report for June 1-9, 2015

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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 more detailed BPD reports. June 1 Frances Wood Drive (motor vehicle theft/ truck) A Frances Wood Drive resident reported on June 1 that an employee took […]

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Part 2: Arlington’s May report has domestic violence, sexual assault, robbery

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Domestic violence, robbery, sexual assault and vandalism are among the incidents the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) handled in Arlington during the second half of May. (The incidents for the first half of the month were in the June 4 issue; check that Part 1 story for additional charts and maps, as well.) Editor’s note: […]

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Arlington Fire Dept. reports May incidents

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Arlington fire chief David Franks reported at the June 2 city board meeting that his department handled 71 calls during May, bringing the total to 400 for the year through May 31. He broke down the 71 calls into these categories: 44, emergency medical services (EMS) 18, fire 9, motor vehicle accidents More actions Also […]

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