Crime

Two injured in Carroll County shooting

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- Two people were injured in a Carroll County shooting. One neighbor was cooking breakfast for his family when he heard gunshots, which were followed by screaming.…

Visitor arrested Sunday at West Tennessee State Penitentiary

HENNING, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Department of Corrections has confirmed a visitor to a penitentiary has been arrested. TDOC says Diana Dotson, of Lexington, was arrested Sunday afternoon for allegedly bringing contraband inside the West Tennessee State Penitentiary. The…

Former Spring Hill PTO president, treasurer indicted

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The former president of a Gibson County PTO has been indicted, according to the Tennessee Comptroller's Office. Kacey Criswell served as PTO president and treasurer at Spring Hill School in the Gibson County Special School District,…

Jackson police seek person of interest in vehicle burglary

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a person of interest in a burglary. Police say the individual is a person of interest in the burglary of a vehicle on July 22. Anyone…

Henry Co. Sheriff's Office investigating weekend arson fires

HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Henry County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance after multiple reports of suspected arson fires in the county. The sheriff's office says three abandoned buildings were set on fire in Henry County on July…

Man in custody following Saturday standoff in Henderson

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- A man is in custody following a standoff at a Henderson home over the weekend. Henderson Police Department responded to a home on Johnson Circle around 6 p.m. Saturday, after reports of a man threatening to harm…

Dyersburg police investigating two separate incidents

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Two disturbing, unrelated incidents have taken place this week in Dyersburg. In the first incident, police arrested a Wendy's employee named Dennis Jeffrey. On Tuesday, Jeffrey was taken into custody and…

JPD investigating after truck stolen in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police say they are investigating after a truck and other items were stolen from the Kellogg's parking lot on Highway 70 in Jackson. According to police, the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado, along with a black trailer…

Dyersburg woman accused of running over son with car

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- A Dyersburg woman is facing charges after she's accused of running over her son. Police responded to Harris Street on Thursday after a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle. Police say officers found the 42-year-old…

Jackson man indicted in Bolivar carjacking

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A Madison County man has been federally indicted following a carjacking last year in Hardeman County. Delvion "DJ" Beard, 20, of Jackson, was indicted for carjacking and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence, according to…

Suspect in custody following overnight car chase in Madison County

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A person is being charged following a car chase late Wednesday night that started in Madison County and continued through Jackson and into Haywood County. Madison County Sheriff's Office spokesman Tom Mapes confirmed Thursday that Xavier Rogers…

Jackson police seek information in Sam's Club hit and run

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Police Department is asking for information in a hit and run at Sam's Club on Emporium Drive. Police say the incident happened on July 14 around 12:30 p.m., when a white Chevrolet Express cargo…

Memphis man indicted in fatal boat crash on Pickwick Lake

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- A Memphis man has been indicted on multiple charges following a crash at Pickwick Lake last summer. According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, 33-year-old Matthew S. Swearengen was indicted Monday by a Hardin County grand…

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