Wednesday, 13 March 2019 10:11
March 13, 2019 – Two men have been found guilty in a 2013 car-to-car gang-related shooting near Park and Getwell that claimed the life of one woman and critically injured a driver, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Thursday, 15 November 2018 15:17
Nov. 15, 2018 – A southeast Memphis man has been indicted in the shooting death of his girlfriend’s 1-year-old daughter last year, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Thursday.
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 14:36
Nov. 1, 2017 – A 21-year-old man has pled guilty in the shooting death last year of a rival gang member following a dispute last year on a North Memphis street corner, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Wednesday.
Monday, 08 May 2017 12:31
May 5, 2017 – A Criminal Court jury took just one hour Friday to convict a 27-year-old man of first-degree murder in a car-to-car shooting in 2011 in North Memphis following a dispute, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Monday, 03 April 2017 10:28
April 3, 2017 - Two men have been indicted in the shooting death of a 20-year-old man who died after he was shot and crashed his car into a pole in January in Raleigh, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Monday.
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 13:50
On Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich and the SCDAG's Victim/Witness Unit willhost the fourth annual memorial to lives lost in Memphis and Shelby County due to homicide orviolent acts this year.
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 16:37
MEMPHIS – June 1, 2015 - A Memphis driver has been convicted of criminally negligent homicide, drunken driving and other offenses in the 2013 death of a motorcyclist and critical injury to the cyclist’s passenger, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Amy Weirich said Monday.
Friday, 12 December 2014 09:02
MEMPHIS – Dec. 12, 2014 - A southeast Memphis man has been indicted on reckless homicide and tampering with evidence in the shooting death this summer of a teen at an apartment complex, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 00:00
February 28th, 2012 - Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich announced that Alexander Haydel, age 22, has been indicted for the murders of a Mississippi man and a Memphis Police Officer last summer in Downtown Memphis.
According to the Memphis Police Department homicide investigation, on Sunday, July 3rd, 2011, Haydel shot and killed 49 year-old Arthur Warren as the two men argued after an earlier domestic altercation involving Haydel and his wife. Arthur Warren, the ex-husband of Haydel’s wife, confronted Haydel inside the Double Tree Hotel at 185 Union Avenue. Haydel reportedly struck Warren with a fire extinguisher and then shot him. After shooting Arthur Warren, Haydel threatened to shoot another male and then attempted to flee the scene.
Thursday, 12 January 2012 00:00
January 12, 2012 - Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich announced grand jury indictment of Samer H. Sakaan, age 19, on vehicular homicide charges and reckless driving.
Sakaan is charged with one count of Vehicular homicide involving intoxication, a class B felony, vehicular homicide involving reckless driving, a class C felony and reckless driving, a class B misdemeanor.
The two car crash occurred on May 27th, 2011. Memphis Police Department Special Traffic Investigation Squad, (STIS) conducted the investigation which determined that Sakaan was driving a pickup truck while under the influence. Sakaan's truck went into the opposing traffic lane on Walnut Bend road near the intersection of Walnut Trail Cove. Sakaan's truck collided with another vehicle, left the roadway and killed a pedestrian, William Marshall, age 36, of Memphis.