Friday, 27 September 2019 15:58

Gunman Convicted in Basketball Court Murder

Sept. 27, 2019 – A 20-year-old man has been convicted of killing one man and wounding a boy last year on a community center basketball court in southwest Memphis, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Friday, 27 September 2019 11:03

Motel Closed as Public Nuisance

Sept. 27, 2019 – A northeast Memphis motel was closed Friday as a public nuisance after a lengthy police investigation showed a pattern of illegal drug activity, weapons, burglaries, thefts and prostitution, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 09:36

Teen Pleads Guilty on Day of Murder Trial

Sept. 25, 2019 – A 17-year-old defendant has pled guilty to second-degree murder in the robbery and shooting death of another teen outside his apartment in southeast Memphis, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Monday, 23 September 2019 16:02

Man Sentenced to 25 Years in 1998 Rape

Sept. 23, 2019 – A registered sex offender from Louisiana who was convicted here this summer in the 1998 rape of a Memphis woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Monday, 23 September 2019 14:51

Midtown Bar Closed as Public Nuisance

Sept. 22, 2019 – A Midtown bar has been closed as a public nuisance following an investigation that shows a pattern of narcotics trafficking, unlicensed liquor sales and other criminal activity, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Friday, 20 September 2019 15:06

Man Sentenced to 40 Years in Hotel Shootings

Sept. 20, 2019 – A Frayser man pled guilty Friday to killing one person and critically injuring another while seeking to avenge an earlier dispute at a Parkway Village-area motel last year, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Friday, 20 September 2019 13:22

Man Convicted in Attempted Murder Case

Sept. 20, 2019 – A Frayser man was convicted Thursday of shooting another man multiple times, including three times in the head, and leaving him for dead, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Friday, 20 September 2019 11:58

Prosecutors Attend Decision-Making Workshop

Sept. 20, 2019 – Some 40 assistant district attorneys attended a workshop Thursday on how neuroscience research can help attorneys make accurate and fair assessments in handling criminal cases, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Thursday, 19 September 2019 15:00

Motorist Indicted in Hit-and-Run Death

Sept. 19, 2019 – A Mississippi woman was indicted Thursday in connection with the hit-and-run traffic death of a 55-year-old pedestrian earlier this year on Poplar Avenue in East Memphis, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Thursday, 19 September 2019 13:42

Bikes for Perfect Attendance Rally Set Friday

Sept. 19, 2019 – A rally will be held Friday at Hawkins Mill Elementary in Frayser to inform students at participating Shelby County schools that the annual Bikes-for-Perfect-Attendance program will be held again for the seventh year, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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