Wednesday, 05 April 2017 09:28
April 5, 2017 -- A sports bar in the Castalia Heights section of South Memphis shut down last week because of violence and widespread marijuana use was declared a public nuisance Tuesday and closed permanently, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 16:33
April 4, 2017 – Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich on Tuesday joined fellow prosecutors and other officials across the country in urging Congress to turn down proposed legislation that would require states to honor concealed-carry firearms permits issued in other states.
Monday, 13 February 2017 09:44
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.
Thursday, 09 February 2017 16:13
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.
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 14:47
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.
Monday, 06 February 2017 14:53
MEMPHIS – More than 100 students attended the city’s third “Hear Me Out” youth forum Saturday, with many expressing a desire for more jobs and activities for young people and others sharing concerns about being measured solely by their standardized test scores.
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 08:59
Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich and members of the newly formed Community Prosecution Unit (CPU) spent Martin Luther King Day (Jan. 16) cleaning and clearing brush in Kennedy Park which is in the unit’s pilot district.
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 09:27
MEMPHIS – December 20, 2016 - Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich announced Monday the creation of a new geographic approach to criminal prosecution at a public meeting at the Ed Rice Community Center at 2907 N. Watkins in Frayser.
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 13:27
MEMPHIS – Shelby County Asst. Dist. Atty. Michael McCusker has been named DUI Prosecutor of the Year by the West Tennessee Highway Safety Office Law Enforcement Network “for tireless efforts, commitment and dedication to prosecuting impaired driving in Shelby County.”
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 08:40
MEMPHIS – A Frayser convenience store closed last week as a public nuisance because of ongoing drug trafficking and other criminal activity will be allowed to reopen after taking steps to improve security, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Wednesday.