Crime

Gangster Disciples member pleads guilty in racketeering case

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A known member of the Gangster Disciples from Jackson has pleaded guilty to multiple charges after a federal indictment in 2017. Dontoreus Douglas, 32, known as "DT," pleaded guilty to charges of committing violent crimes in aid…

Union City police search for robbery suspect

UNION CITY, Tenn. -- Union City police are searching for a man after an April robbery at Pocket's Shell Station. Police say the robbery was reported around 4 a.m. April 14, and tips reported to Crime Stoppers indicated two people…

Brownsville police search for shooting suspect

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. -- The Brownsville Police Department is asking for assistance in locating a man wanted for allegedly shooting at a juvenile Tuesday night. Police say 22-year-old Max Jelks, of Brownsville, fired several shots at a juvenile in the 400…

2 charged after Tuesday drug raid in Weakley County

WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Two people are in custody after investigators searched a Dresden home Tuesday morning. Investigators with the Weakley County Sheriff's Office say 38-year-old Daniel Thomas and 36-year-old Jennifer Barner were at the home when investigators arrived. The…

Henderson Co. woman charged with TennCare fraud

DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. -- A Henderson County woman is charged in nearby Decatur County with doctor shopping for prescription drugs and using TennCare as payment. Julie Smith, 38, of Lexington is charged with one count of TennCare fraud by doctor…

TBI releases annual statewide crime report for 2018

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released an annual report detailing crime statistics across the state. Those numbers indicate violent crimes statewide decreased in 2018 from 2017. The report shows overall, many serious crimes decreased by 3.6…

Middle TN suspect faces 6 counts of first-degree murder

SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. -- A Middle Tennessee man arrested in the deaths of seven people, including his parents and other relatives, has now officially been charged. Michael Cummins, 25, is charged with six counts of first-degree murder, one count of…

Dyersburg police search for generator theft suspect

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- The Dyersburg Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in a theft from Lowe's. Police say the suspect is believed to have stolen a Craftsman generator April 22 from Lowe's in Dyersburg. They…

Alamo police search for February assault suspect

ALAMO, Tenn. -- Alamo police are searching for a man wanted for aggravated assault earlier this year. Police say Corey Houge is suspected of assaulting two people, one of them a relative, with a baseball bat in February. Houge is…

Hardeman Co. HVAC owner accused of overbilling county

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. -- A Hardeman County business owner is facing charges after allegedly overbilling the county for the purchase and installation of new air conditioners in 2017 and 2018. According to a news release from the Tennessee Comptroller's Office,…

Jackson police search for identity theft suspect

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected in an identity theft and theft of a wallet. Police say officers received a report of a theft of…

Suspect in West TN thefts arrested in Florida

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. -- A woman wanted by the Chester County Sheriff's Office is now in custody. Hope Rogers, also known as Hope Arment, was wanted on charges of failure to appear, theft, and violation of community corrections. She was…

Suspects in Dickson Co. robbery arrested in Benton County

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Two people wanted in connection with a Dickson County robbery were arrested Tuesday in Benton County. The Benton County Sheriff's Office says the robbery happened at the Shell gas station at exit 163 in Dickson County.…

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