Friday, 10 January 2020 09:53

Pair Indicted in North Shelby County Murder

Jan. 10, 2020 – Two men have been indicted on first-degree murder and other charges related to the 2018 shooting death of a North Shelby County man and the wounding of a woman during an attempted robbery, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Friday, 10 January 2020 08:13

DA Weirich Announces New Case-Review Unit

Jan. 9, 2020 – Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich on Thursday announced the formation of a new unit that will review all criminal cases involving law enforcement officers whose past conduct has violated department policy and/or criminal law.
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 10:03

Man Ends Child-Rape Trial With Guilty Plea

Jan. 8, 2020 – A 52-year-old man on trial for raping an 11-year-old girl changed his plea to guilty Tuesday after his wife testified against him and the victim was about to take the stand, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Friday, 20 December 2019 14:49

Mechanic Admits Robbing, Killing Jeweler

Dec. 20, 2019 – A Cordova man was sentenced to life in prison plus 10 years for the robbery of a jewelry store and stabbing death of the manager whose baby son was found clinging to his father’s body behind the counter, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Friday, 20 December 2019 11:53

Printers Alley to Reopen With Conditions

Dec. 20, 2019 – A Midtown bar closed as a public nuisance since September because of drug trafficking, illegal liquor sales and other criminal activity was given approval Thursday to reopen after agreeing to address problem areas, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Dec. 13, 2019 – A South Memphis man has been indicted on second-degree murder charges in the strangulation death of his elderly roommate earlier this year, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Friday, 13 December 2019 09:55

Felony Offender Indicted in Fatal Shooting

Dec. 13, 2019 – A 31-year-old man has been indicted on first-degree murder and other charges in the shooting death and robbery of another man this summer at a service station in southeast Memphis, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Thursday, 12 December 2019 14:08

Preacher Convicted in 1983 Rape Case

Dec. 12, 2019 – A 68-year-old preacher has been convicted of aggravated rape involving a 12-year-old girl in a series of assaults that occurred in 1983, the oldest rape case prosecuted by this office, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 08:57

Grizzlies, Delta Dental Join the Truancy Fight

Dec. 10, 2019 – The Memphis Grizzlies will host a pep rally today at Magnolia Elementary to announce a new incentive-based program to help combat truancy and keep kids in school, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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