Crime

Authorities seize homemade bombs in Bradford

BRADFORD, Tenn. -- Agents with The West Tennessee Drug Task Force seized multiple improvised explosive devices and methamphetamine from a home in Bradford, according to a news release. The release states on April 17, 2020, agents served a search warrant…

3 in custody following Wednesday shooting in Weakley County

WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Three people are now facing charges after a shooting critically injured an 18-year-old in Weakley County on Wednesday night. The Weakley County Sheriff's Office confirmed 18-year-old Malcolm Lee Jr., of McKenzie, has been charged with attempted…

Weakley Co. shooting victim identified, remains hospitalized

WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Weakley County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of a shooting Wednesday night as 18-year-old Canon Magourik. Investigators say Magourik remains hospitalized in Nashville in critical, but stable, condition. The sheriff's office says the U.S.…

Man pleads guilty to financial elder abuse

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- A Decaturville man plead guilty to financial elder abuse on Tuesday. A news release from the Decatur County Circuit Court says Robert McCoy, 49, plead guilty on two counts of financial exploitation of elder adults. The release…

Teen shot multiple times in Weakley County

WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Police say a teenager was shot at least seven times Wednesday night in Weakley County. The incident occurred just before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on Union Church road near McKenzie, according to the Weakley County Sheriff's Office.…

Jackson police seek IDs in shoplifting investigation

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying two persons of interest in a shoplifting incident. On May 15, a man and a woman left Plato's Closet with merchandise that was not…

Sex offender indicted on child exploitation charges

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A West Tennessee man is facing new charges of child exploitation after videos of children were discovered on a cell phone earlier this year. According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Michael Dunavant, 54-year-old Rodney Patterson…

1 dead in Gibson Co. shooting

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Deputies responded to the scene of a shooting Sunday. Deputies responded to a shooting at a house located in the 300 block of Trezevant Highway in Bradford. The Gibson County Sheriff's Office confirmed a man died…

Suspect arrested after fire ruled arson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Fire Department has confirmed a suspect is in custody after a fire Friday afternoon was ruled arson. Officials say firefighters responded to a duplex fire on Judson Cove Friday afternoon. Firefighters were able to get…

Milan police release details in Wednesday shootings

MILAN, Tenn. -- Shots rang out in Milan on Wednesday during two separate shootings, just hours apart. The second shooting left one man dead around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday night. "Patrol went to the location on Anderson Street where they received…

Dyersburg police investigate Wednesday shooting

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Dyersburg Police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting near Kist Street. Police say officers responded to the area around 8:45 p.m. after a report of a person shot. Police say officers found 57-year-old Kenneth Anderson with a…

Milan Police investigate two separate shootings

MILAN, Tenn. -- The Milan Police Department received two separate reports of shots fired on Wednesday, according to a news release. The release states that officers responded to the first report on College Street at approximately 4:51 p.m. Police recovered…

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