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Investigators with the Jackson Police Department request assistance in identifying a Shoplifting Suspect

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department request assistance in identifying a Shoplifting Suspect

on March 4, 2021, 7:16 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Shoplifting that occurred at Huck’s Food and Fuel, 7 Ridgecrest Rd, and need assistance identifying this person of interest. Huck’s surveillance video captures a black male pick up merchandise and walk out of the business without rendering payment. The subject was seen driving a red GMC Envoy prior to and upon […]

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Fraudulent transactions at Walmart

Fraudulent transactions at Walmart

on February 22, 2021, 7:50 PM / in Local News

On 1/31/2021 the victim lost her debit card at Walmart. The victim checked her account and found five fraudulent transactions totaling more than $ 400. The suspects were observed on video conducting the transactions and then leaving in a white Ford Expedition. If you recognize these suspects please call JPD at 425-8400 or Crimestoppers at 467-0061. Address/Location Jackson Tennessee Police […]

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Warner files fundraising report after blaming FBI raid for delay

on February 14, 2021, 10:12 AM / in Local News

Freshman Rep. Todd Warner, one of three Republican House members who recently had their homes and offices raided by the FBI, has filed a campaign finance disclosure after previously saying he couldn’t access his records because they had been seized by the federal agents. The Registry of Election Finance ruled this week that it didn’t have the authority to give […]

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It’s about to get serious….

It’s about to get serious….

on February 4, 2021, 6:05 AM / in Local News

Good morning! As you can see, the Tennessee General Assembly is about to convene (February 8th) and get serious about dealing with the legislation being proposed. Some very serious and important bills will come before the lawmakers. We already know that it WILL NOT BE a normal session. There are Draconian restrictions imposed on those entering the office building, Cordell […]

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Jackson Police Officer receives Life Saving Award.

Jackson Police Officer receives Life Saving Award.

on February 2, 2021, 6:00 AM / in Local News

February 1st, Captain Gause and Harris presented the Life Saving Award to Officer Timothy Pratt for his efforts in saving the life of a citizen of this community. Officer Pratt is noted for going above and beyond in the performance of his duties to preserve the life of a citizen(s) of this community.  Officer Pratt’s timely actions in rendering life […]

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Two Jackson Police Officers receive Life Saving Awards.

Two Jackson Police Officers receive Life Saving Awards.

on January 20, 2021, 7:20 AM / in Local News

January 19th, Captain Gause and Harris present Investigator Robert Pomeroy and Officer Steven Overton with Life Saving Awards. According to the awards, each officer was noted as going above and beyond in the performance of their duties for the preservation of life of citizens of this community.  These officers timely action in rendering aid and comfort to victims, who appeared […]

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Investigators with the Jackson Police Department need assistance identifying a suspect in multiple burglaries in North Jackson.

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department need assistance identifying a suspect in multiple burglaries in North Jackson.

on January 16, 2021, 8:56 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating three commercial burglaries that occurred in North Jackson and need assistance identifying this persons of interest. On the early morning of January 15, 2021, this individual forcefully entered the businesses and took an undetermined amount of merchandise. The suspect was captured on surveillance video operating a late 90’s or early 2000’s model […]

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AGENDA FOR THE JANUARY TERM OF THE MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 2021

on January 15, 2021, 8:12 AM / in Local News

FROM THE OFFICE OF commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The regular January meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners will be held at the AGRICULTURE EXTENSION CENTER, AUDITORIUM, 309 N. PARKWAY, JACKSON, TENNESSEE; TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021 at 8:30 A.m.   The following matters will be presented for your consideration: Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag Roll […]

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Investigators with the Jackson Police Department seek assistance in identifying a Burglary suspect.

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department seek assistance in identifying a Burglary suspect.

on January 15, 2021, 8:03 AM / in Local News

On 01/10/2020 a Burglary occurred at Dixie Castle, 215 E. Baltimore Street. A black male suspect was captured on surveillance video breaking the front glass of the business and making entry. While inside, the suspect went int cash drawer taking money. Anyone having information on the identity of the suspect is urged to contact the Jackson Police Department at 731-425-8400 […]

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Alert: Flood Warning until 12:00PM Sunday

on January 2, 2021, 8:47 PM / in Local News

…The National Weather Service in Memphis TN has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Tennessee… S.F. of the Forked Deer River at Jackson The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a * Flood Warning for the S.F. of the Forked Deer River at Jackson. * From Sunday morning to Sunday afternoon. * At 11:00 AM CST […]

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Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are seeking information regarding a Burglary

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are seeking information regarding a Burglary

on December 31, 2020, 8:51 PM / in Local News

On 12/31/2020 at approximately 4:00 AM a business burglary occurred in the area of Stonebridge Boulevard. Security footage captured a vehicle involved in the burglary. Anyone having information regarding the vehicle or its occupants are encouraged to contact the Jackson Police Department at (731) 425-8400 or Crimestoppers at (731) 424-TIPS (8477). A tip can also be submitted online at www.crimestoppers.org. […]

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The Jackson Police Department needs assistance identifying a witness who drove through the scene of fatal accident.

on December 31, 2020, 7:33 AM / in Local News

Officers with the Jackson Police Department need assistance identifying a possible witness from an accident that occurred on North Highland Avenue on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 around 5:20 pm. Officers responded to an accident with injuries on North Highland Avenue at Bess Lane.  The accident involved two cars and a motorcycle which resulted in the death of the motorcyclist. Ronald […]

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Neighborhood Alert In Jackson TN

Neighborhood Alert In Jackson TN

on December 11, 2020, 8:07 AM / in Local News

Car thieves are back in action again in Jackson TN. These are young adults, sometimes in pairs, sometimes a threesome are checking out the cars in mid town Jackson. We caught them trying to steal items from ours and several other cars in the wee morning of the hours, between 2 and 3 AM on two occasions, confronting them on […]

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The Jackson Police Department needs assistance identifying a person of interest.

The Jackson Police Department needs assistance identifying a person of interest.

on December 1, 2020, 8:04 AM / in Local News

The Jackson Police Department needs assistance in identifying this person of interest from a shot being discharged at Walmart South on Saturday, 11/28/2020 around 5:10pm. A black male approximately 6’0” with a beard wearing a black Nike hoodie, black pants, and black shoes was standing in line at the front of the store in the area where the gun was […]

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Jackson-Madison Co. General will no longer accept patient transfers

on November 18, 2020, 11:57 AM / in Local News

From the Jackson Sun, we have this report: Jackson-Madison County General Hospital will no longer accept patient transfers due to a rise in coronavirus patients, West Tennessee Healthcare CEO James Ross announced Wednesday. The hospital reported treating 103 COVID-19 patients Wednesday as cases across West Tennessee continue to rise. In the past 10 days, the 20 counties making up rural […]

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Madison County early voting totals as of October 17th 2020

on October 19, 2020, 9:14 AM / in Local News

The Madison County Election Commission released numbers for the fourth day of early voting. The Election Commission stated that 1,138 were cast on Saturday, and a total of 8,375 voters have now cast a ballot in the 2020 election. The Commission says this represents 13% of the 63,105 (a highly skeptical number) registered voters in the county. Early voting will […]

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Madison County Commission Meet Oct. 19 2020

on October 15, 2020, 10:32 AM / in Announcements, Local News

AGENDA FOR THE OCTOBER TERM of the MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS  MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020 6:00 P.m.   FROM THE OFFICE OF commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The regular OCTOBER meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners will be held at the WEST TENNESSEE TRAINING CENTER, 317 DENMARK RD., EVENT HALL, JACKSON, TENNESSEE; MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020 at […]

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Group holds second protest in front of district attorney’s home

Group holds second protest in front of district attorney’s home

on October 15, 2020, 7:48 AM / in Local News

For a second night, a group gathered outside the home of District Attorney Jody Pickens late Wednesday.

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Day 2 of trial examines report on Madison Co. Sheriff’s Department

Day 2 of trial examines report on Madison Co. Sheriff’s Department

on October 15, 2020, 7:42 AM / in Local News

By  Conley Grayson Norris |  WBBJ The two sides argued on the sheriff’s department’s number of staff and pay. “I used a per capita approach, and that is to look at the population and what’s the ratios of officers to the population,” said East Tennessee State University Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Larry Miller. Miller put together a report on […]

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Madison County Sheriff’s Department lawsuit against Madison Co. goes to court

Madison County Sheriff’s Department lawsuit against Madison Co. goes to court

on October 14, 2020, 1:12 PM / in Local News

Story by  Conley Grayson Norris  |  WBBJ Tuesday morning, the two sides met in circuit court to discuss the sheriff suing the county after already agreeing to a budget. “If we lose this lawsuit and we don’t get raises for the sheriff’s office, are you going to consider leaving the sheriff’s office?,” the sheriff department’s attorney asked. “I’ve considered leaving, […]

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