Reports and Arrests
On 2/7/2017 at approximately 1920 hours, Officers responded to 5984 Stage Road (Marathon Gas Station) on a burglary complaint. Officers spoke with the complainant/victim who advised that he observed several vehicles loaded up with several unknown items leaving the parking lot as he arrived at approximately 1917 hours. Complainant is in charge of removing and / or selling the contents of the property and stated that he does not believe anyone else should be on the premises. Officers did observe a pried door and broken lock on the north side door of the building. Complainant provided license plates to Officers that he believed belonged to the vehicles that were possibly stealing the unknown items.
On 02/08/2017 at approximately 0230 hrs, Officer responded to Delaney Valley for a theft in progress at a new home construction at the corner of Delaney Vallley and Wild Dune (address unknown at the time). Upon arrival, Officer spoke with the complainant who advised he was outside of his residence smoking when he observed an early 2000 model red Chevrolet driving slow down the street. The red truck backed into the yard of the new home construction, and two unknown white males started loading bundles of shingles into the bed of the truck. He started walking down the street towards the suspects when they noticed him and sped off northbound on Delaney Valley turning w/b Blue Lagoon. Officer estimated 10-12 bundles of Supreme shingles missing from the pallet with an approximate value of $480.
On 2/8/2017 at approximately 0910hrs R/O was dispatched to 8058 Highway 64 (Southern Security Credit Union) regarding a Bank Robbery. On arrival R/O spoke with the complainant who stated that a heavy set male white came in the north entrance demanding all of the money and no dye packs. The suspect made her believe that he was armed with a firearm but did not display one. The suspect left the business through the north entrance and then ran towards Colton's restaurant. The suspect was described as a male white wearing a black Bass Pro hoodie, green bandanna covering his face, green t-shirt, black cargo or BDU style pants, and black gloves. The suspect vehicle, a red 1996 Chevy Cavalier, was located next to 8000 Highway 64 (Guitar Center) unoccupied with the engine still running.
On 02/08/2017 at 17:45 hours, Officer responded to a Theft from Motor Vehicle at E Foxhill. On arrival contact was made with the victim who stated his vehicle was broken into sometime between 1700 hours on 2/7/17 and 0800 hours on 02/8/17. His vehicle was parked in the driveway under the carport. The doors to the vehicle were unlocked and the suspects stole a portable battery $50 from the glove box. There was no damage to the vehicle and there are no suspects at the time of this report.
On 02/10/2017 at 21:10 hours, Officer responded to a Theft Complaint at Charity Glen. Upon arrival Officer spoke with Complainant/Victim who advised her son left the residence around 1645 of today's date and forgot to close the garage. When the Victim returned at approximately 1945 hours she noticed that her sons FleXor Mountain Bike ($149) had been stolen from the garage. The bike is black in color with red and white lettering.
On Saturday, February 11, 2017 at approximately 0820 hours officers responded to Teaberry Lane in regards to assault/ motor vehicle theft. Upon arrival officers made contact with the complaint/ victim who stated that her grandson/ suspect had just assaulted her inside of her residence and then stole her Toyota. Vic stated that suspect had asked to borrow the car this morning but she refused. Officers determined that suapect assaulted Vic by forcefully removing Nancy's keys from her hand with the intent to deprive her of the property, exited the residence, and then knowingly took her vehicle without VIC’S effective consent. The vehicle was entered into NCIC as stolen with NIC# V929032073. officers obtained a warrant for the suspect.
On 02/12/2017 at 03:43 hours, Officer responded to a Burglary/Business at 5832 Stage Rd ( Revolve Guitar & Music). Upon arrival, officers observed a window at the rear entrance on the north side of the building to be broken and 3 electric guitars lying on the ground outside of the business. Once officers cleared the business and confirmed that no suspect was still located inside the building, Officers began to process the scene. Upon investigation, Officers observed burn marks located along the window frame of the broken window. Officers also observed a utility closet west of the point of entry / exit with the door open and several cut / burned wires that was consistent with the burns located on the previously mentioned window frame. Near the point of entry / exit, Officers located a yellow Bernzomatic blow torch that appeared to have been used for the purpose of completing the burglary. Complainant / business owner advised that the blow torch did not belong to him and stated he did not recall seeing it there prior to the burglary. R/O tagged the blow torch and collected it for evidence. Officers also observed a trail of blood droplets that began at the point of entry / exit and continued into the parking lot on the north side of the building. R/O located a drop of blood on a piece of glass from the broken window and collected it. R/O spoke with complainant Albert and he advised that seven guitars appeared to have been taken from the business. WREG News reports – “Two men are in custody in Arkansas, accused of burglarizing a Bartlett instrument store. Little Rock Police said Malik Denson, 18, of Millington and Tyler Cannon, 19, of Memphis used a blow torch to break in to Revolve Guitar and Music Shop on Stage Road.”
Lieutenant Todd Halford
Bartlett Police Department, Public Affairs and Education