Reports and Arrests

On 11/12/2018 at approximately 0851 hours, Officer responded to Stage Hills in regard to an auto burglary complaint. Officer spoke with the complainant who stated that on 11/02/18 between 2145 hours and 2200 hours, her vehicle was burglarized by an unknown person(s). She called police that night, but nothing was missing, so she did not complete a report. There were several cars burglarized in that area on that particular evening. There were two suspects taken into custody that were in possession of several of the stolen items from the auto burglaries. The complainant recently noticed the garage door opener was missing from the truck.

On Monday, 11/12/2018 at approximately 0945 hours, Officer responded to Bartlett Blvd on a auto burglary. Officer made contact with victim/complainant who stated an unknown suspect(s) entered into her unsecured vehicle while it was parked in the drive way of the above location. The suspect(s) then stole her wallet which contained several documents and credit cards. The suspect(s) used her cards to make unauthorized charges in Memphis.

On November 12, 2018 at approximately 1545 hours, Officer was dispatched to Alfaree St on an auto burglary complaint. On scene, the complainant/victim stated that sometime between 2000 hours on 11/11/2018 and 1430 hours on 11/12/2018, an unknown person(s) broke into his vehicle. The complainant states that he double checks the locks on his vehicles before going to bed each night and knows the vehicle was locked. The unknown suspects pried the back hatch window to pop it open and broke the lock bar. Officer observed scratches on the side near where the back window hatch was pried open. The complainant’s chainsaw recently purchased from Aldi and some tools were missing from the vehicle.

On 11/13/18 at 1023 hours, Officer was called to 3730 Appling in regards to a theft. Officer spoke with the victim who advised he lives at Three Doves Cove and over the past week an unknown suspect has been breaking into his detached garage and moving items around. He said that the suspect sometimes takes an item overnight but returns it the next day, however, last night a 5 gallon jug that was filled with 50 cent coins was taken valued at $4000. He does not believe this item is going to be returned. The complainant declined officer’s request to look inside the garage due to it not being neat and orderly. The complainant did advise that there was no sign of forced entry.

On 11/13/2018, Officer responded to a theft at 3730 Appling. Officer spoke to the complainant who advised between 11/06/2018 and 11/07/2018, suspects unknown stole the dealer plate from the rear of the vehicle she drove home and parked overnight at Payton Randolph. The tag belongs to her car dealership.

On 11/13/2018 at 0748 hours, Officer was dispatched to Wheelers Place in regard to an auto Burglary report. Officer spoke with the victim/complainant, who advised she believed her purse was stolen out of her vehicle while she was picking up her children from daycare at 8045 North Brother Blvd (Children First Childcare Center) on 11/12/2018 between 1715 and 1800 hours. She advised her purse contained an iphone 7 work phone, a visa card, and a spare key to her vehicle. She was notified of fraudulent charges on her debit card starting around 1930 hours on 11/12/2018. The card was used at several stores for purchases totaling $2,240.68.

On 11/14/2018 at approximately 1235 hours, Officers were dispatched to the area of Calla Drive regarding a suspicious vehicle parked in front of this house. The caller/witness advised he looked out his window at approximately hours and saw a male get out of a Jeep Cherokee and walk up to the front door. He saw the man apparently ring the door bell and knock on the door. He then came back to the jeep and then exited putting on gloves. When the caller went to a different room, he saw another male. He then called and advised Bartlett PD of the activity as he was trying to exit his house and confront the suspects. The vehicle first went northbound Calla Drive and turned right into the cove of Dana Cheryl Lane. The driver then turned around and was last seen traveling westbound at a high rate of speed. Officers observed the glass front storm door to be pried away from the frame near the deadbolt lock. Officers then observed pry marks around the deadbolt on the large wooden front door. The homeowner arrived on the scene unaware of the incident, but found where her security company tried to reach her earlier in the day.

On November 13th, 2018 at approximately 2020 hours, Officer responded to a theft complaint at South Earhart Dr. The victim stated that at approximately 1700 hours she was shopping at 6520 Memphis-Arlington, Neighborhood Walmart. She had her purse around her arm that contained a cell phone and several documents. She stated that she used a card to pay for her merchandise at the register and believes she walked out of the store with her purse. When she arrived home and unloaded her groceries she realized her purse was missing. She believes an unknown suspect(s) stole her purse when it was lying in the cart outside.

On 11/14/2018 at 15:09 hours, Officer responded to a burglar at Daybreak. Upon arrival, Officers discovered the front door of the residence had been kicked or pried open. Officers discovered that several areas of the house had been rummaged through, but unable to notice anything missing. Officers spoke with the victim who advised that her husband's rifle was missing from their bedroom. Some miscellaneous jewelry was missing as well.

On 11/16/2018 at 20:30 hours, Officer responded to a Carjacking at 7615 Highway 70 at the Kroger Parking Lot. Upon making the scene officers spoke with the victim who advised officers that as she was loading groceries into her pickup truck, the suspect approached her and demanded her truck keys. The victim advised that when she refused to hand over her keys, the suspect advised her that he was armed with a gun and again demanded her keys. The victim advised that she then kicked the suspect several times and began hitting him with her truck door. The victim advised that several good Samaritans came to her aid, at which time the suspect ran northbound through the parking lot towards Highway 70. The victim advised that she sustained no injuries. At 2200 hours, officers were flagged down in the area of 7615 Highway 70 and advised that someone fitting the description of the suspect was on the Kroger Parking Lot near the fuel pumps trying to sell a laptop computer. Officers arrived and placed the suspect into custody. Once in custody, officers recovered the property and recognized it as belonging to the City of Bartlett. It was determined that the suspect was a runaway from Youth Villages on Memphis Arlington Rd and after attempting to carjack the original victim, the suspect stole the laptop from a City of Bartlett Police squad car, which was parked at 7684 Highway 70, Phillips Auto Body awaiting maintenance. The suspect gained entry into the vehicle by tearing a plastic cover off of an already broken window to the vehicle. Officers also discovered that the vehicle's RADAR system was damaged.

On 11/17/2018 at 07:25 hours, Officer responded to a Theft from Motor Vehicle at Burton Church Cv. Upon arrival, the reporting Officer made contact with complainant/victim who stated that someone had taken his license plate from his parked vehicle. His license plate was last seen on his vehicle at approximately 20:30 hours on 11/16/2018 and discovered the plate had been taken on 11/17/2018 at approximately 07:25 hours.

On 11/17/2018 at 08:00 hours, Officer responded to a Robbery of Individual at Newstone Drive. On arrival Officer spoke with the complainant/victim who advised he was robbed by 2 Unknown male suspects at approximately 0100 hours on 11/17/18. The victim advised he returned to the Quail Ridge Apartments at 0100 hours and as he was walking to the staircase to his apartment he observed a one suspect with a black mask over his face standing in front of the staircase. The victim then saw another suspect with a mask over his face standing outside of an apartment door. The victim believed that they were going to break into the room so he walked passed them and began to go up the steps to his apartment. As the victim stepped onto the staircase he advised he felt a pistol next to his head and one of the unknown suspects demanding to give them his book bag he was carrying. The victim then gave the suspects the book bag and the suspects ran to a vehicle that was waiting for them in the parking lot. Once the suspects entered the vehicle they fled and were last seen on Quail Ridge in an unknown direction. The victim advised the book bag contained a handgun and an IPhone charger. The victim stated he did not think to call the police at the time of the incident. The victim could not give any description of the Suspect vehicle.

On 11/17/2018 at 9:40 hours, Officers responded to an armed party complaint at 8480 Hwy 64 (Sam’s Club). Upon arrival, Officers spoke with the complainant who stated that an employee stated that he approached the suspect just to start conversation. The witness stated that he could tell something was upsetting the suspect, and the suspect stated that he would shoot anyone that came near him. The witness thought the suspect must have been joking around and told the suspect to give him a hug. At that time the suspect began to back away from the witness as he tried to move towards the suspect and began to reach towards the back of his waistband as if to indicate a weapon was there. At that time the witness went to the manager and told him what happened. The complainant then contacted the police department. Upon responding, officers approached the suspect inside the Sam’s Club and he was hesitantly cooperative and was observed to be in a paranoid manner. The suspect admitted to having a pistol in his right rear back pocket. Officer C Green then located the weapon and removed it from the suspect’s pocket. A handgun was recovered from the suspect’s right rear pocket. The suspect was detained and transported to a medical facility for a mental evaluation.

On 11/17/2018 at approximately 1258 hours, Officer responded to Shadowlawn Park in reference to a vandalism complaint. Upon arrival, Officer spoke with the complainant who advised that he and his 11 year old son arrived at the park's basketball court at approximately 1255 hours and found it covered in racial and sexual graffiti. Officer observed the depictions. These images were drawn in blue spray paint and varied in size ranging from approximately 1-20 feet.

On 11/18/2018 at approximately 1520 hours, Officer made contact with the complainant/victim in the parking lot at 3730 Appling. The complainant advised that he had left his IPhone in a shopping cart at Kroger located at 7615 Hwy 70. He made it home and realized that he did not have his phone. When he arrived back to Kroger, the clerk stated that a woman had just picked it up from the lost and found. Officer made scene at Kroger and spoke with the clerk. The clerk advised that at approximately 1457 hours, the suspect came up to the counter and described the cell phone at which point the clerk gave her the cell phone. Once she had the phone, she exited the business and was seen leaving in a small white pickup truck.

On 11/18/2018 at 18:18 hours, Officer responded to a vandalism at 5510 Stage Rd (Friendly Quick Stop). Officers were dispatched to a silent hold up alarm at the business. Upon making the scene, officers spoke with the manager who advised officers that at approximately 1800 hours, he heard a loud bang and he immediately hit the hold-up alarm and ran to the back of the business. The complainant advised that when officers made the scene, he discovered that one of the front entrance doors to the business had been shattered.