Monday, 31 October 2011 11:51

Duo Found Guilty of 2009 Robbery & Murder

On Saturday, October 29th, a jury found Maurico Grandberry and Calvin Person both guilty of first degree murder of Free Baptist Strickland, age 34. On April 25th, 2009, at approximately 11:30 pm, Memphis Police located Strickland’s body behind a vacant house at 2351 Shasta Street in North Memphis. The Memphis…
October 28, 2011- Margo Freshwater pled guilty today in a Shelby County Criminal Court to murder in the first degree for the 1966 fatal shooting of Hilman Robbins Ms. Freshwater was originally tried for Mr. Robbins’ murder in 1969. She was convicted of murder in the first degree and sentenced…
October 27, 2011- A Shelby County jury in Criminal Court Division Four convicted Lawrence Key, age 35, on two counts of aggravated robbery. It was Key's third strike, and he is to serve life in prison without possibility of parole. Key was arrested on May 31st, 2010 and charged after…
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 12:15

Court Declares “Showgirls ” Public Nuisance

October 26th, 2011- At the request of District Attorney General Amy Weirich, “Showgirls”, 3880 Lamar Avenue, has been declared a public nuisance by Judge Larry Potter in Shelby County Environmental Court. Judge Potter’s order stated he was pleased with the progress that the owners, (Culbreath Land Company), have made in…
October 12, 2011 - Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director Mark Gwyn announced that a state grand jury has charged Millington Mayor Richard Hodges with two counts of bribery. Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), detectives from the Shelby County District…
October 7, 2011- Special Agent Johnie Carter of the West Tennessee Violent Crime and Drug Task Force, (WTDTF), received the “Agent of the year Award for West Tennessee” at the annual conference of the Tennessee Narcotics Officers Association (TNOA). The Tennessee Narcotics Officers Association awards ceremony was held at the…
Thursday, 06 October 2011 12:56

19 Year-Old Convicted of First Degree Murder

On Wednesday, October 5th, 2011, a Shelby County Criminal Court jury convicted ANTHONY WILLIAMS, age 19, of first degree murder in the December 2010 robbery and murder of Anthony Randle, age 20. On December 26th, 2010, Anthony Randle was shot outside of a convenience store at 3002 Park Avenue. He…
October 5th, 2011 - Rarlo Primes plead guilty in Shelby County Criminal Court Division Seven for his role in the especially aggravated robbery and especially aggravated kidnapping of two University of Memphis students in 2008. On Monday, December 29th, 2008, Rarlo Primes, (age 24), Jermaine Owens and James Hamilton, approached…
September 30, 2011 - Shelby County Criminal Court Division Seven, Judge Lee Coffee, sentenced Jermaine Owens, age 27, to serve 125 years in prison.
On Thursday, September 29th, 2011, in Shelby County Criminal Court Division 9, ANTHONY SINQUEFIELD, age 46, and PAUL WALTON, age 38, both entered guilty pleas to a string of burglaries spanning several months within Memphis and Shelby County.
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