Wednesday, 16 October 2019 15:05

Robbery crime spree ends with guilty pleas

Oct. 16, 2019 – An accused serial robber scheduled for trial this week pled guilty Tuesday to holding up four Family Dollar stores and a Mapco, all at gunpoint during a three-week span last year, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Oct. 15, 2019 – An officer-involved shooting death of a criminal suspect last year in which another officer was critically wounded involved no criminal wrongdoing by the officers, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Oct. 14, 2019 – A Memphis man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2017 shooting death of an employee at a cell phone store in Whitehaven following an argument, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Oct.11, 2019 – A man serving 31 years in prison for attempted first-degree murder was sentenced Thursday to an additional 12 years for his conviction last month of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old boy in 2014, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Thursday, 10 October 2019 15:28

Man Indicted in Strangling Death of Friend

Oct. 10, 2019 – A 37-year-old man was indicted Thursday on second-degree murder charges related to the strangulation this summer of a friend during an argument at a North Memphis apartment, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Oct. 8, 2019 – The 2002 death sentence of a Mississippi man convicted of abducting and murdering a University of Memphis graduate student was changed Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Oct. 4, 2019 – A man accused of firing an assault rifle at two acquaintances seated in a car in North Memphis has been convicted of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Friday, 04 October 2019 12:51

Nuisance Motel Agrees to Safety Changes

Oct. 4, 2019 – A northeast Memphis motel closed last week as a public nuisance because of drug trafficking and other illegal activity by customers will be allowed to reopen after agreeing to make security improvements, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Oct. 4, 2019 – Four teenagers have been indicted on first-degree murder and multiple other felonies stemming from a 12-day crime spree last November that also included carjackings, robberies and more than a half dozen victims, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Wednesday, 02 October 2019 11:54

Elderly Man Indicted in Stabbings

Oct. 2, 2019 – A Raleigh man was indicted Tuesday for killing one man and critically injuring the victim’s girlfriend during a dispute at a room-and-board residence on Hanna Drive, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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