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Bartlett Police Reports for June 12-18, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents for June 12-18. 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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Bartlett Police Reports for June 5-11, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents for June 5-11. 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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Sex trafficking victim rescued at Lakeland motel

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­ [Updates: Updated 4:37 p.m. CST June 15 with details from the female suspect’s affidavit. Updated 4 p.m. CST June 15 with details from the male suspect’s affidavit. Updated 3:37 p.m. CST June 15 with ages and home city locations for suspects. Updated 4:51 p.m. CST June 14 with Tennessee statistics. Updated 3:54 p.m. CST June […]

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Bartlett Police Reports for May 29-June 4, 2017

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The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents from May 29 through June 4. 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 […]

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Cordova gunshot survivor says support group was a lifesaver

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Gunshot victims’ support group The gunshot victims’ support group meets at noon on the first and third Thursday of every month at the Shelby County Crime Victims’ Center, 1750 Madison Ave., Memphis, in the first floor conference room. Fourteen years have come and gone, but one memory is still crystal clear for Jeff Droke of […]

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Arlington teen dies from accidental shooting

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ARLINGTON — Arlington teen Lucinda “Luci” Kay Luna died just hours after being accidentally shot at home late last Thursday night. Luna, 19, was relaxing in her room with her boyfriend, another couple and their child around 11:30 p.m. June 1 when the accident happened, according to Earle Farrell, public information officer for the Shelby County […]

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TN joins $18.5M settlement with Target over 2013 data breach

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Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III recently announced that Tennessee has joined 46 other states and the District of Columbia in an $18.5 million settlement with Target Corporation to resolve the states’ investigation into the retail company’s 2013 data breach. The settlement represents the largest ever multistate data breach settlement. The states’ investigation, led by […]

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Arlington teen dies from accidental shooting

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ARLINGTON — Arlington teen Lucinda “Luci” Kay Luna died just hours after being accidentally shot at home late Thursday night. Luna, 19, was relaxing in her room with her boyfriend, another couple and their child around 11:30 p.m. when the accident happened, according to Earle Farrell, public information officer for the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. […]

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Man accused of touching teen has had other complaints, church says

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A statement from Faith Baptist Church has shed new light on the Bartlett senior citizen charged with one county of sexual battery of a teen on church grounds. Robert Stephen Austin, 67, reportedly touched the female victim’s left breast and let his fingers linger while she was relaxing, elbows propped up on a table, in […]

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BPD names suspect in liquor store robbery

A suspect killed in an attempted liquor store robbery in Memphis on May 6 may be responsible for a holdup at a Bartlett liquor store. Capt. Tina Schaber of the Bartlett Police Department said May 10 that Louis Ray, 46, of Memphis is suspected in robbing Bartlett Wind and Spirits on Summer Road on April […]

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Bartlett Police Reports for May 15-21, 2017

The Bartlett Police Department (BPD) handled the following incidents during May 15-21. 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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Bartlett drugstore robbery was 1 of 3 within just hours

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Armed robbers struck the Bartlett Prescription Shop (5675 Stage Road) just before 10 a.m. on May 4 and made off with thousands in narcotics and cough medicine. The business owner said two men entered with semi-automatic handguns and ordered employees to get down on the floor. Those two suspects wore black hoodies, black mask, white […]

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