March 24, 2011 The Shelby County Grand Jury returned an indictment against Devitoe Farmer for two counts of theft of property over $60,000.00. Mr. Farmer stands accused of taking possession of the homes unlawfully and leasing them to others. Farmer, age 42, is to be arraigned on the charges on…
March 24, 2011 Evidence in the trial showed that on August 2, 2008, Smith, age 21, and two others, (James Snipes & Jesus Lujan), went to Beegle's home at 4370 Zelda to rob him. Beegle was at home and confronted the men. Beegle was fatally wounded. Smith was found guilty…
Amy P. Weirich, the Shelby County District Attorney General, in conjunction with Hope Presbyterian Church, Pinnacle Airlines and SERCO, hosted the "Do the Write Thing Challenge" banquet this Thursday, March 24, 2011. Middle school students from twenty-nine area schools gathered the banquet in their honor at Hope Presbyterian Church Thursday…
Thursday, 17 March 2011 00:00

Parole and Probation Employees Indicted

March 17, 2011 - Shelby County District Attorney, Amy P. Weirich, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Director Mark Gwyn, and Board of Probation and Parole Chairman, Charles Traughber, announced today that a state grand jury returned an indictment on two State of Tennessee probation and parole employees on bribery, evidence tampering…
March 11, 2011 Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich is proud to announce the appointment of Deputy District Attorney John Campbell. Deputy District Attorney John Campbell was appointed to the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office November 1, 1985. Since that time, Campbell has served the Child Advocacy Center’s Abuse…
March 10, 2011- Shelby County District Attorney Amy P. Weirich, announced that Rodrecuas Tucker has been indicted for the June 2010 shooting death of Adrianne Cobb. According to the investigation, on Saturday, June 19, 2010, at approximately 11:40 PM, Cobb, age eighteen, was fatally wounded when Tucker, age 22, fired…
March 10, 2011 – Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich is pleased to announce that Vince Higgins has accepted the position of Communications Director for the District Attorney’s Office.
March 8, 2011 – Shelby County District Attorney Amy P. Weirich, announced Tuesday that a Memphis man plead guilty to aggravated rape of a 24 year old tourist in October 2009. A grand jury returned an indictment on defendant Stanley Pearson, 26. Pearson pleaded guilty to aggravated rape on March…
March 8, 2011 - MPD’s BLUE CRUSH™, Director Larry Godwin & the Shelby County District Attorney General announce results of 2010 criminal gang investigation.
Monday, March 07, 2011, Thomas Pate entered a guilty plea to 2nd degree murder, for the April 2009 murder of his wife, Micah Pate. He reported his wife missing on April 30th 2009, and later led officials to her remains he’d left in a field in May of 2009. Pate…