Crime

U.S. Marshals seek man wanted on murder charge

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The U.S. Marshals Service is requesting information on a man wanted for first-degree murder in Covington. According to a news release, investigators issued a warrant for Terrance Sharell Taylor's arrest on Dec. 28, 2020. The release says…

Humboldt city employees charged in animal abuse investigation

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- Humboldt police have confirmed two city employees are facing charges after an animal abuse investigation. According to a news release, 56-year-old Bruce Lynn Pafford and 76-year-old James Johnson, both of Humboldt, have been charged with aggravated…

Dyersburg police investigating Wednesday shooting

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Dyersburg police are investigating a Wednesday afternoon shooting. Police say Erick Holland Jr., 19, was shot as he walked into his apartment on Fisher Circle around 5 p.m. Wednesday. According to a news release, four people shot…

Jackson man arrested in relation to December shooting

JACKSON, Tenn. -- U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announced the arrest of a man in connection to a December shooting. The release from the Marshals says Ricderrius Long, 27, of Jackson, was arrested Tuesday in connection to the shooting on Raintree…

Man arrested on weapon, drug charges in Dyersburg

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- The Dyersburg Police Department says a man has been arrested on weapon and drug charges. A news release from the department says Javarius Mann, 32, was arrested on Monday around 5 p.m. Police say he had been…

17-year-old shot at Weakley County home

WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Weakley County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting Saturday night near Dresden. According to a news release, the sheriff's office responded to a report of a 17-year-old boy being shot at a home on Davis…

Alamo police investigating Saturday night shooting

ALAMO, Tenn. -- The Alamo Police Department is continuing to search for suspects in a shooting that occurred Saturday. Police Chief Jeff Sills says the shooting occurred around 12:15 a.m. on Dec. 26. Sills confirmed that no one was injured during…

JPD warns of phone scam involving police chief

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Police Department is warning of a scam involving Police Chief Julian Wiser. The release from JPD says the caller poses as Chief Wiser, saying the victim has missed federal court. The department is reminding residents…

Jackson police seek suspect in robbery at Walmart

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police are investigating a robbery Wednesday morning at Walmart on Emporium Drive. Police say officers responded to a report of a robbery in the Money Center at Walmart around 8:15 a.m. Police say the suspect was…

Sardis man charged in Chester County murder

ENVILLE, Tenn. -- A Sardis man has been arrested in connection to the murder of an Enville man, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. The TBI says the body of 35-year-old Benny Wayne Maness was found over the weekend…

Man wanted in Lexington, Chester Co. in custody

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- A man wanted by Lexington police and the Chester County Sheriff's Office is in custody following a chase in Hardin County on Monday. Lexington police say their investigation into Todd Robbins began on November 4 following…

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