Reports and Arrests
On 4/9/2018 at approximately 1215 hours, Officer was dispatched to Windersville Dr. regarding a vandalism complaint. On arrival, Officer spoke with the victim/complainant who stated that some unknown person(s) broke her double gate on the east side of her residence. It happened sometime between 03/31/2018 and the date of this report. The complainant believes that the unknown person(s) were trying to steal her trailer located in the back yard.
On 4/9/18 at approximately 1257 hours, Officer was dispatched to 3730 Appling (Police Headquarters) regarding a fraud report. Upon arrival, Officer spoke with the complainant/victim who lives on Forrest Shadow. The complainant advised that the suspect called her advising she had won some money from Publishers Clearing House, but needed to send a cashier's check in the amount of $3250.00 to receive her winnings. The complainant was instructed to send the check to Vale Express to (2651) Northwood Avenue Linden, NJ (07036). The suspect has called back every day since the original phone call inquiring about how much more money she has in her account.
On 04/09/2018 at approximately 1350 hours, Officers responded to a fraud complaint at 3730 Appling Rd (Police Headquarters). Officers spoke with the victim who advised that she was approached by a suspect she met on a social media site. After several weeks of "chatting" with the suspect, the suspect began asking the victim for money. The suspect advised the victim that he was a resident of San Francisco, CA but worked on an oil rig off of the coast of Turkey. The suspect told the victim that he would like to make her the beneficiary of his life insurance policy, but due to European and Turkish laws, he would need an attorney to set up the paper work and money for filing fees. There were several transactions totaling approximately $33,000.00 made from the victim to the suspect before the victim’s bank recognized the transactions and alerted the victim’s family members.
On April 9, 2018 at approximately 1515 hours, Officer responded to Hare Run Lane on a vandalism complaint. On scene, the complainant/victim stated her vehicle was vandalized on April 1, 2018. She was in her garage until about 0200 hours on the morning of the 1st. She said that when she went back outside later that morning around 1100 hours, she noticed the back right side of her vehicle had a long scratch that went about four feet long.
On 04/10/2018 at approximately 0400 hours, Officer was dispatched to 7546 Highway 70 (Daylight Donuts) on a burglary complaint. Upon arrival, officer made contact with the complainant. The complainant advised that she is the owner of Daylight Donuts, and on 04/10/2018 at approximately 0231 hours, 2 unknown suspects broke the glass door to her business and stole an Apple iPad (point of sale), 2 cash registers, and cash from the registers containing currency.
On 4/10/18 at 0737 hours, Officer responded to Deerfield Cv. in regard to an auto burglary complaint. Officer spoke with the complainant who stated that sometime between 4/8/18 at 2100 hours and 4/10/18 at 0720 hours her black handgun was stolen from its' holster from the driver side door panel in her unlocked vehicle parked in her driveway.
On 04/11/2018 at 16:45 hours, Officer responded to a Fraud/False Pretenses/Swindle at Evening Light Dr. Upon arrival, officer made contact with the victim who stated she had been receiving phone calls from individuals that claimed to be the IRS stating she owed $6,884 due to incorrect tax returns and would be arrested if she did not pay immediately. The suspect told the victim that she needed to put this amount on Google play cards and read the codes to them over the phone.
On 4/11/2018 at approximately 19:00 hours, Officer responded to Star Valley Dr. on a theft of mail complaint. Upon arrival, officer made contact with the witness who stated that she saw a juvenile male from the neighborhood looking in neighbor’s mailboxes and removing the mail. Officers then went to the house of the juvenile and made contact with the juvenile and his mother. The juvenile confessed to taking mail. The victim was returned the discovered mail from the juvenile's residence.
On 4/12/18 at approximately 1525 hours, Officer spoke with the complainant at 3730 Appling, who advised that someone had gone through her mail. At approximately 1330 hours, she retrieved her mail and noticed that it had been opened on both sides of the envelope. The mail was from the local Social Security Office and contains hers and her husband's social security numbers.
On 04/11/2018 at approximately 2300 hours, Officer was flagged down by the complainant/victim near his residence at Wild Cv. The complainant advised that sometime between late afternoon 4/11/2018 and 04/11/2018 at 2300 hours, his trailer was stolen from the side of his house. It was described as a small two wheeled trailer that he purchased from Home Depot.
On Friday, April 13, 2018 at approximately 0841 hours, officer responded to Lawn Ln. in regard to a vandalism report. Upon arrival, officer spoke with complainant/victim who stated that sometime between 2000 hours on 4/12/2018 and 0840 hours on this date an unknown suspect turned over a large flower pot in her yard, damaging plants and causing loss of potting soil from the inside of the pot.
On Friday, April 13, 2018 at approximately 1208 hours officer responded to 7615 Highway 70, Kroger, in regard to a motor vehicle theft. Upon arrival, officer made contact with complainant/victim who stated that at approximately 1125 hours he met an unknown male suspect at Kroger in order sell his motorcycle. The suspect was dropped off by another subject in a white Nissan 4 door. The complainant allowed the suspect to use his helmet and test drive the motorcycle around the Kroger parking lot. The suspect drove the motorcycle around the parking lot and then across Highway 70 to Sonic. The suspect on the motorcycle left the Sonic lot and traveled westbound Highway 70 toward Appling Road. The subject in the Nissan speed out of the Kroger lot and followed the motorcycle, neither subject returned to return or pay for the motorcycle.
On Friday, April 13, 2018 at approximately 1325 hours officer responded to 3730 Appling Road, Bartlett Justice Center, in regard to a license plate theft. Upon arrival, officer spoke with complainant/victim who stated that an unknown suspect(s) stole the license plate her vehicle. She was not certain when the theft occurred and could not recall the last time she saw the plate on the vehicle.
On 04/13/2018 at 19:00 hours, Officer responded to a Burglary/Residential at Craigmont Dr. The complainant stated she is currently house sitting for the victim, and she left the residence at 0945 hours and returned back at 1835 hours. When she returned, she found the inside garage door locked. As she went through the residence she observed everything in disarray throughout the house. Officer checked the residence and it did appear suspects entered through the rear window and exited through a rear door. Three guns and currency appeared to be stolen from the residence.
On April 13, 2018, at approximately 2215 hours, officers responded to Halstead on a Disturbance Complaint. BPD Dispatch advised that the victim stated that her ex-boyfriend/suspect was outside of her residence refusing to leave. Officers arrived on scene and observed the suspect in the driveway of the residence. They identified themselves as Police and during the course of the investigation, the defendant was found to have entered and remained on the property without the effective consent of the owner. Officers placed the suspect into custody and transport him to the Bartlett City Jail.
On 4/14/18 at approximately 1000 hours, Officer responded to Stage Rd. (Suntrust Bank) in regard to a fraud. The complainant stated that on 4/11/18 her purse was stolen out of her car, on 4/12/18 she canceled all her accounts, and on 4/13/18 she filled a police report with Memphis PD. On 4/13/18 at an unknown time by an unknown suspect(s) money was transferred, by telephone, from one of her checking accounts to another, and at 1429 hours on the same day (4-13-18) the unknown suspect(s) made an over the counter withdrawal from the checking account at the 6633 Stage Rd branch.
On 4/14/18 at approximately 1223 hours, Officer responded to Nob Hill in regard to a fraud. Officer spoke to the complainant who stated he used a company called Via Tech to fix some computer problems via the internet. On 4/7/18, Via Tech called and told him they were going to refund some of the money into his account because they were not able to provide a service they said they would. The complainant was told that the money was placed into his account, however, there had been a mistake and too much was placed into his account and he needed to refund the $2700. The complainant later found out that the money was just transferred from one of his own personal accounts into another one. Via Tech later called and informed the complainant to send the money via walmart/best buy gift cards.
On 4/14/2018 at approximately 1510 hours, Officer responded to 5931 Stage Rd, First Tennessee Bank, on a theft complaint. The victim advised that he came to the ATM, which is inside the building, at approximately 1400 hours to withdraw money. The ATM machine requires the user to fully insert their debit card and will dispense the debit card when the transaction is complete. He forgot to retrieve his Visa Debit Card before leaving. He left the bank and went to run additional errands. When he realized that he did not have his debit card, he returned to the bank and looked around the ATM machine and also outside of the building for his debit card, but was unable to locate it. The victim believes that someone stole his debit card from the ATM.
On Saturday April 14th 2018 at approximately 1530 hours, Officer was dispatched to 3730 Appling Rd in regard to an auto burglary. Upon arrival, Officer spoke with the complainant/victim who advised that on April 13th, sometime between the hours of 1700 and 2000, some unknown person(s) entered his unlocked vehicle while it was parked at 6630 Summer Knoll Cir (Bartlett Dental Clinic). Upon ending the work day, he entered his vehicle and noticed his Bible sitting on top of his center console which was originally placed inside of his center console. His black Wells Fargo money bag was missing from his unlocked vehicle. There did not appear to be anything else missing, or any damage to his vehicle.