May 10, 2019 - On Thursday, a Shelby County Grand Jury indicted Martavious Banks, 26, on charges of intentionally evading arrest in a motor vehicle with risk of harm to others; unlawful possession of a weapon; driving while license suspended, revoked or canceled; and reckless driving.
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Tuesday, 04 December 2018 13:35

Gunman Wounded by Police Pleads Guilty

Dec. 4, 2018 – A 22-year-old man who was wounded by police while running with a loaded pistol last year in Frayser pled guilty Tuesday to reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon and other charges, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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Monday, 10 September 2018 13:29

No Charges for Officers in Fatal Shooting

Sept. 10, 2018 – Two narcotics officers with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office will face no criminal charges in the fatal shooting in January of a man they were trying to detain in a drug case, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Monday.
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Feb. 1, 2018 – Circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of a Lakeland woman last year do not support the filing of criminal charges against the two deputies who shot her, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Thursday.
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July 24, 2017 – No criminal charges will be filed against the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputies involved the fatal shooting last December of an Arlington man, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Monday.
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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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Wednesday, 11 January 2017 10:00

Officer Involved Death Investigations

When a person dies at the hands of a law enforcement officer in Shelby County, a specific and detailed protocol is followed by law enforcement as well as the District Attorney's Office. Such incidents deserve careful attention as they can have criminal, administrative and civil consequences. They also may attract scrutiny from the public, and can have an important impact on the relationship between law enforcement officers and the community they serve. It is important that this formal protocol be followed.
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MEMPHIS – December 8, 2016 - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation report on an officer-involved shooting last January in South Memphis has been made available by Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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