Tuesday, 05 February 2019 12:14

Teen Indicted in Dice Game Homicide

Feb. 5, 2019 – A 19-year-old man was indicted Tuesday on second-degree murder charges stemming from the shooting death of another teen following an argument during a dice game, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Monday, 04 February 2019 12:33

Pair Convicted in Woman’s Murder

Feb. 1, 2019 – Two men have been convicted for their roles in the shooting death of a 55-year-old woman who was killed the Cordova driveway of a friend in 2015, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Monday.
Friday, 01 February 2019 15:14

ADA Billy Bond Retires After 40 Years

Feb. 1, 2019 – William ‘Billy’ Bond officially retired today after four decades in the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office.
Jan. 31, 2019 – A 32-year-old man was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder in the shooting death two years ago of his supervisor at their workplace in the Raleigh area, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 11:21

Juvenile Transfers for 2018

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

Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Rape in 2000

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

Mentors Can Help Shape Young Lives

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

Former Teacher Indicted on Sex Charges

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.
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

Midtown Deli to Reopen, Address Nuisance Issues

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.
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