Tuesday, 22 January 2019 11:21
Jan. 22, 2019 - With an 8.5 percent increase last year in major violent offenses charged against juvenile defendants, 73 were transferred to be tried as adults. Major violent delinquent charges include murders, aggravated assaults, aggravated robberies, and aggravated rapes, including those involving child victims.
Friday, 18 January 2019 16:18
Jan. 18, 2019 – A Memphis man convicted through DNA of raping a woman in an attack in the year 2000 was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison without the possibility for parole, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Friday, 18 January 2019 10:12
By Amy Weirich Shelby County District Attorney General Much has been said in recent weeks and months about juveniles and crime in Shelby County. New juvenile facilities. More rehabilitation. Better representation. Fewer transfers to adult court. Those are all worthy goals, but we can’t lose sight of the many victims…
Thursday, 17 January 2019 14:04
Jan.17, 2019 – A former Shelby County Schools teacher was arraigned today in Criminal Court on two counts of sexual battery by an authority figure stemming from an alleged affair with a 16-year-old student, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 15:03
Jan.16, 2019 – A 29-year-old Memphis man pled guilty Wednesday to a drunken-driving crash that killed another motorist on I-240 just south of Poplar Avenue in 2015, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 09:27
Jan. 16, 2019 – A Midtown deli closed last week as a public nuisance will be allowed to reopen after agreeing Tuesday to take steps to improve safety and discourage illegal activities on the premises, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 16:54
Jan. 15, 2019 – A 19-year-old Collierville man convicted last month of killing a couple in a traffic crash was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, with all but nine months to be served on probation, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Monday, 14 January 2019 12:10
Jan. 14, 2019 – A Frayser man has been indicted on first-degree felony murder charges in the 2017 beating death of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Thursday, 10 January 2019 12:52
Jan. 10, 2019 – A Midtown deli was closed today as a public nuisance because of numerous incidents involving drug trafficking, prostitution, assaults, robberies and thefts, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:32
Jan. 8, 2019 – A 60-year-old man pled guilty Monday to abducting, raping and robbing a 36-year-old woman he had stalked two years ago at a Midtown grocery store, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Wednesday, 02 January 2019 14:20
Jan. 3, 2019 – A 21-year-old man has been indicted on reckless vehicular homicide and other charges stemming from a one-vehicle rollover crash in which one of his passengers was killed and two others were critically injured, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 09:45
Dec. 18, 2018 – Four men have been indicted on first-degree murder charges related to the shooting deaths of two men earlier this year in Fletcher Creek Park in Cordova, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Monday, 17 December 2018 14:32
Dec. 17, 2018 – A 21-year-old Mississippi man has pled guilty to reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon for shooting into a crowded parking lot last year at 200 Wagner Street in Downtown, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Monday, 17 December 2018 13:59
Dec. 17, 2018 – The convicted killer of Memphis Police Officer Sean Bolton was sentenced to an additional 38 years in prison Monday to be served consecutively to the sentence of life without parole he received last month, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.