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Criminal charges on Jo Floyd dismissed

Story by Shannon Taylor, Senior Investigative Reporter Jo Floyd was sent a criminal summons on Sep. 30, 2022, to appear in General Sessions court over a felony theft charge of $1,000. The affidavit was signed by Patrolman Lane Vargas with the Dresden Police Department. The theft was reported at the behest of Yueh Feng Wu,…

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Dresden man facing multiple charges after stealing ambulance

Story by Shannon Taylor Senior Investigative Report A Dresden man is now facing multiple charges after stealing an ambulance early Friday morning. On Feb. 3, at approximately 1:30 a.m., the Weakley County Ambulance Service Unit 506 was dispatched to 147 Lamb Road in reference to a psychiatric/behavior issue with an individual. EMS arrived on the…

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Gleason man arrested on meth and multiple other charges

On Jan. 3 at 8:26 p.m. Deputy Gary Eddings with the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department stopped a gray Dodge van on Highway 22 in front of the Sheriff’s Department. After running the tag, it came back on a white Ford Taurus. The driver, Michael Jeffrey Wright of Gleason, was informed of the reasoning for the…

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Dresden woman arrested on drug charges

Story by Senior Investigative Reporter Shannon Taylor On Nov. 20 around 6:57 p.m. Deputy Seth Callens with the Weakley County Sheriff’s Office observed an older model Chevy Malibu traveling south on Linden Street by Casey’s in Dresden. Callens observed that the vehicle didn’t have a working brake light on the passenger side and initiated a…

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Dresden man escapes after officer attempts to arrest him

Story by Senior Investigative Reporter Shannon Taylor On Oct. 27 at approximately 7:49 p.m. Sergeant Rodney Wright with the Dresden Police Department was dispatched to 459 Highway 118 in reference to a suspicious person outside the property. Upon arrival, Wright found a black male identified as Oshay Chrisp and a white female identified as Keeondra…

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