Friday, 24 February 2017 15:11

Man Convicted of Shooting Video Game Seller

MEMPHIS – Feb. 24, 2017 - A Criminal Court jury convicted a 27-year-old man of attempted voluntary manslaughter in a case in which the victim was shot nine times during an argument over the sale of a video game, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
MEMPHIS – Feb. 23, 2017 - A court injunction that temporarily closed a troublesome White Station nightclub last week has been extended and will keep the club closed for at least six months, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – Feb. 17, 2017 - A Criminal Court jury took just 30 minutes to convict a 29-year-old man of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a motorist at a service station in 2015 in southeast Memphis, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
Friday, 17 February 2017 12:28

Berclair Home Shut Down as Public Nuisance

MEMPHIS – Feb. 17, 2017 - A private home in northeast Memphis where police have been called at least 85 times in the past two years has been closed as a public nuisance, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
MEMPHIS – Feb. 16, 2017 - A 25-year-old man was indicted Thursday on first-degree murder in the perpetration of aggravated child abuse in connection with the beating death last year of a 4-year-old girl at an East Memphis motel, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich and two key members of the DA’s Community Prosecution Unit pilot program urged church pastors and community leaders to help troubled young people become productive citizens.
Friday, 10 February 2017 15:36

Man Convicted of Raping 7-Year-Old Girl

MEMPHIS – Feb. 10, 2017 - A Berclair-area man was convicted Friday of raping a 7-year-old girl in 2013 after pulling her out of bed in her parents’ home in Raleigh, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich and other District Attorneys from across Tennessee recently joined prosecutors from 25 other states to discuss legal issues and procedures led by the Prosecutors’ Center for Excellence in Washington.
MEMPHIS – Feb. 9, 2017 - A 16-year-old youth was indicted Thursday on first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder charges stemming from a drive-by shooting last Spring near Vance and Danny Thomas, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – Feb. 8, 2017 - No criminal charges will be filed against an off-duty Memphis police officer who shot and killed a man last year during a child-visitation exchange, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Wednesday.
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