Crime

Sheriff's Department asks for assistance in ID'ing vehicle

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Chester County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a vehicle in connection to a theft at a Henderson business. Ring surveillance video shows a white, late 1990s to early 2000s, Ford…

Man arrested in alleged purse snatching investigations

UNION CITY, Tenn. -- A Humboldt man is in custody after an investigation into multiple alleged thefts at the Walmart store in Union City. Union City police say an individual stole, or attempted to steal, purses from customers in the…

Dyersburg police search for burglary suspect

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Dyersburg police responded to a rash of car burglaries last weekend, primarily in the Farms neighborhood. Police say officers responded to multiple reports Friday, Jan. 24. The vehicles were unlocked and personal property was taken from the…

Mayor's wife enters plea

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson Mayor Scott Conger's wife Jessica "Nikki" Conger, entered a best interest plea Thursday. Conger was cited misdemeanor shoplifting and theft under $1,000 in July 2019. Conger appeared in Jackson City Court Thursday afternoon and entered a…

Man shot during alleged burglary appears in court

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Just six days after being shot in the stomach,  Immanuel Chism appeared Jackson City Court. He was shot while allegedly breaking into someone's home. "He admitted that he and…

McKenzie police seek public's help in dump truck theft

MCKENZIE, Tenn. -- McKenzie police are telling resident to keep an eye out for a stolen dump truck. The truck was stolen from the Mulberry Park area sometime last weekend. Employees parked it there on Friday and by the time…

Police seek ID of vehicle, man in vehicle theft

SAVANNAH, Tenn. -- The Savannah Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle and a man believed to be involved in a theft on January 20. Savannah police posted these surveillance images on their Facebook page…

Suspect charged in December fatal shooting

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police have charged a man accused of fatally shooting a woman in her east Jackson home in December. Aleriq Smith is charged with felony murder in the death of Charlene Allbright. Jackson police initially responded to…

Police seek ID in Carl Perkins Civic Center break-in

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police are asking for the public's help in identifying a person of interest in a burglary and vandalism at the Carl Perkins Civic Center Monday. In a news release, Jackson police say a man was shown…

UPDATE: Suspect in Sunday chase, crash arrested

UPDATE: The Decatur County Sheriff's Office has confirmed Johnny Cruse was arrested Tuesday afternoon. Decatur County Sheriff Keith Byrd said Cruse was spotted in a vehicle near Parsons, and was taken into custody around 1:45 p.m. Cruse's girlfriend was driving…

Former Crockett County Circuit Court bookkeeper indicted

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. -- The former Crockett County Circuit Court bookkeeper has been indicted on charges of theft, official misconduct, and destruction of and tampering with governmental records. The Tennessee Comptroller's Office announced the indictment of April Hicks on Monday.…

2 arrested after guns, drugs found in Decatur Co. traffic stop

DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. -- Two people are in custody after investigators found guns and drugs in a vehicle during a traffic stop on Monday. Investigators say Russell Long and Megan Newcomb were arrested after deputies stopped a vehicle near the…

Man allegedly kills roommate because "the demons told him to"

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. -- A man accused of stabbing his roommate at a home in Silerton is in custody. Matthew Lang, 25, is charged with first-degree murder after deputies responded to the Mayfield Lane home around 11 a.m. January 20…

Second suspect arrested in Back Yard BBQ shooting

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police have confirmed a second person was arrested in a shooting Saturday at a west Jackson restaurant. Police say LeMarc Mills, 22, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and vandalism over $10,000. Earlier this week,…

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