MEMPHIS – A special investigative team has formally been formed to address issues of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
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.
Friday, 16 December 2016 08:55

Serial Rapist Gets 60 More Years

MEMPHIS – A convicted serial rapist was sentenced to 60 years in prison Thursday for the aggravated rapes of two Raleigh women in separate incidents two years ago, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Friday, 16 December 2016 08:49

Man Indicted in Domestic Shooting Death

MEMPHIS – A Berclair-area man has been indicted on second-degree murder charges in the shooting death earlier this year of a 29-year-old woman who was living with him, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
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.”
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.
MEMPHIS – A Whitehaven woman has been indicted on vehicular homicide, drunken driving and other charges stemming from the traffic death this summer of a man who had stopped to help another accident victim, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Tuesday.
Friday, 09 December 2016 14:28

Man Found Guilty in 2000 Rape Case

MEMPHIS – December 8, 2016 - A southwest Memphis man was convicted Thursday of aggravated rape stemming from an attack on a woman that occurred 16 years ago, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said.
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.
MEMPHIS – December 6, 2016 - A man who chased down his former girlfriend and shot her numerous times in her vehicle at Halle Stadium in 2013 has pled guilty to attempted first-degree murder, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Tuesday.