Friday, 06 December 2019 14:39

Man Convicted in Dollar Store Holdup

Dec. 6, 2019 – A 57-year-old man was convicted Friday of aggravated robbery stemming from an armed holdup last year at a Dollar Tree store near the Northgate Shopping Center in Frayser, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Thursday, 05 December 2019 11:23

Arkansas Man Convicted in Meth-on-a-Bus Case

Dec. 5, 2019 – An Arkansas parolee riding a bus from Texas to Memphis has been convicted of possessing 10 pounds of methamphetamine, two handguns and ammunition in his carry-on baggage, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Tuesday, 03 December 2019 13:43

FedEx Worker Indicted in Gold Bar Theft Case

Dec. 3, 2019 – A FedEx hub worker was indicted Tuesday for felony theft over $10,000 after security officers found eight thin gold bullion bars from a FedEx shipment hidden in his wallet as he was leaving work, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Tuesday, 26 November 2019 10:53

DA’s Season of Remembrance Set for Dec. 2

Nov. 26, 2019 – Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich and the DA’s Victim/Witness Unit will host the 9th annual Season of Remembrance memorial next week commemorating lives lost to homicide in Memphis and Shelby County.
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Tuesday, 26 November 2019 10:28

Child Sex Offender Convicted on New Charges

Nov. 26, 2019 – A 44-year-old tow truck driver on the Tennessee Sex Offender Registry for previous sex crimes against children has been convicted of rape of a child and other sex offenses, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Monday, 25 November 2019 15:21

Serial Rapist Receives 371 Years in Prison

Nov. 25, 2019 – A 37-year-old man a judge called “a poster child for serial rapists” was sentenced Monday to 371 years in prison for five aggravated rapes and 21 other felony offenses in a dozen break-ins across the city, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Friday, 22 November 2019 15:48

Driver Sentenced in Rape of Young Student

Nov. 22, 2019 – A southwest Memphis man who pled guilty last month to hitting a young school girl with his car, then abducting and raping her, was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Nov. 22, 2019 – A Cordova teen pled guilty Friday to beating and abusing three young children he was babysitting in 2015, including a 6-year-old girl who died from injuries inflicted on her over a three-day period, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Thursday, 21 November 2019 16:00

Woman Indicted on Murder, Corpse Abuse Charges

Nov. 21, 2019 – A Memphis woman has been indicted on charges of first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse after the body of her 62-year-old roommate was discovered hidden in a plastic tub in a bedroom closet in August, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Thursday, 21 November 2019 10:23

The Passing of Tex the K-9 Officer

Nov. 20, 2019 – Even on his last day this week, Tex was anxious to go to work with CID Officer Joe Hoing, just as he had for more than a dozen years.
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