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Suspect indicted in shooting of animal rescue president

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man suspected of shooting Saving the Animals Together president Wendy Pickett has been indicted. Patrick Merriweather is facing multiple charges, including attempted first-degree murder, especially aggravated robbery, gun charges, criminal trespass, and retaliation for past action.…

Henry Co. man charged in drug investigation

HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. -- A Henry County man is in custody following an investigation involving multiple law enforcement agencies. Investigators say James Lee Payne II, 37, and another individual were arrested in East Tennessee, according to a news release. Payne…

UPDATE: Police say 2 injured in accidental Saturday shooting

UPDATE: JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police are continuing to investigate a Saturday morning shooting on the 300 Block Barry Street.  Police say officers responded to a report of shooting around 7:20 a.m.   Investigators determined two individuals were injured in what…

Suspect charged in Sunday homicide in Union City

UNION CITY, Tenn. -- A man is in custody following a fatal shooting Sunday night in Union City. Union City Police say officers responded to a report of shots fired around 10 p.m. at the Eastgate apartment complex and an…

Dyersburg police investigate Sunday afternoon shooting

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Dyersburg police are investigating a Sunday afternoon shooting. Police say officers responded to a report of a man with a gunshot wound on St. Joseph Street around 1:15 p.m. Sunday. Officers found a 37-year-old man in his…

Jackson police investigating Wednesday night shooting

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police are investigating a shooting Wednesday night in west Jackson. Police say officers responded to a shooting around 9:20 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of Skyhaven Drive, according to a news release. The release says…

Police investigating shooting at Old Hickory apartment

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police are investigating a report of a shooting in the 800 block of Old Hickory Boulevard near Greenfield Drive. Police say officers responded to the shooting around 4:30 p.m. Friday, and found a man inside an…

Dyersburg woman arrested after filing false kidnapping report

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- A Dyersburg woman is in custody after police say she falsely reported a child abduction Thursday afternoon. Dyersburg police responded to a report of a child being abducted around 1:15 p.m. at Security Bank on the Highway…

TBI, JPD seek information on Ivy Hill robbery, shooting suspect

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are still searching for a man suspected of robbing and shooting an elderly man in a north Jackson neighborhood. Police say the man is suspected in multiple armed robberies…

Suspect in indecent exposure, aggravated assault identified

UPDATE: At 2:30 p.m., police confirmed the individual has been identified and is in custody. JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Police Department is seeking the identity of a man accused of indecent exposure and aggravated assault. Police say around…

Dyersburg man arrested after alleged assault on officers

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Dyersburg police say a man is in custody following an alleged assault on officers early Wednesday morning. Police say officers responded to a report of a suspicious person at Hicks Trailer Park around 3 a.m. Police say…

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