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Dyersburg shooting sends 2 teens to the hospital

DYERSBURG, Tenn. (WMC) - Dyersburg police are investigating a shooting after gunfire struck two teens on Tuesday. Police responded to Curry Street around 9:30 p.m. where they received reports of shots fired in the area. People on the scene reportedly told officers two 17-year-olds were struck by gunfire and taken to the hospital by private vehicle.
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Marshall County Daily

Drug Arrest after a short foot pursuit

On June 30, 2022 at 2:08 AM, Deputy Tyler Crane and Deputy Chandler Sirls conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on KY 58 East. The vehicle in question was determined to have no valid insurance. During an investigation to verify ownership of the vehicle, deputies attempted to identify the front seat passenger, later determined to be Miles Estes, 31 of Trenton, TN. Estes initially gave deputies false information in order to conceal the discovery of an active warrant out of Tennessee. Deputy Crane attempted to detain Estes as his true identity was still unconfirmed. At that time, Estes began fleeing on foot. Estes ran across Ky 58 East into the yard of a local business attempting to flee. After a short foot pursuit and a brief struggle, Deputy Crane was able to apprehend Estes. A search of Estes incident to arrest yielded two syringes, which field tested positive for methamphetamine. Estes was placed under arrest at that time.

TBI issues Most Wanted alert for Ripley homicide suspect

RIPLEY, Tenn. (WMC) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a Most Wanted alert Thursday afternoon for Kylan D’Javion Beard, 18, for first-degree murder and other counts. Beard is wanted by Ripley Police Department, US Marshals and TBI for first-degree murder, two counts of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated...

Several Fireworks Shows Planned for Fourth of July Holiday Weekend

The local area will have several options for watching fireworks for the Fourth of July holiday. On Saturday, a fireworks show will be held at 9:00, at the American Legion building on Reelfoot Lake. On Monday from 4:00 until 9:00, the Obion County Fairgrounds will be the site of a...

‘My son is gone’: Family mourns victim killed in Ripley shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– New details are emerging after a shooting in Ripley, Tennessee left one person dead and three people, including the alleged gunman, injured Tuesday. Brandi Driver-Jones said she had just left the house when she got the worst call of her life. “I never thought in a million years, never,” she said. Holding back […]

Alleged gang member sentenced to life for 2016 murder

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– An alleged gang member was sentenced Wednesday afternoon to life in prison in connection to a 2016 murder in Milan, Tennessee, according to District Attorney General Frederick H. Agee. After a three-day trial in Trenton, Uel Pearson was convicted of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, and use of a firearm during the commission […]

U.S. Marshals arrest suspect of deadly car crash

JACKSON, Tenn. (WMC) - U.S. Marshals Task Force arrested Marlon Tipton Wednesday in downtown Jackson. The crash happened in April resulting in 34-year-old Maria Morales Ortega’s death. She was a passenger in the vehicle allegedly struck by Tipton. Police say Tipton was speeding in Parker’s crossroad area of Interstate-40...
Lexington Progress

Lexington Man Arrested on Federal Drug Charges

A 44-year-old Lexington man was taken into custody Tuesday morning, June 28, 2022, on a federal narcotic trafficking charge. Joel Lynn Arnold of Lexington was arrested by the Lexington Police Department, FBI Agents, Jackson Police Department, Dyersburg Police Department, and officers with the Safe Streets Task Force. The arrest occurred...

Union City Police Called to Investigate Stolen Jeep

A Dyer man reported his Jeep being stolen in Union City. Police reports said 30 year old Curtis Micheal Pereira told officers his 2005 Jeep Wrangler was taken from the rear Kohler parking lot. Pereira said he parked his vehicle at 6:30, and came outside at 7:00 to get his...

Man charged after 1 killed, others injured in Ripley shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 19-year-old Ripley, Tennessee man has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder after one person was killed and three people, including the alleged gunman, were injured Tuesday in a shooting and apparent burglary. It happened in an outbuilding that was being used as housing at 151 Spivey Street in Ripley, […]