MEMPHIS – Jan. 12, 2017 - A southeast Memphis man has been indicted on 18 criminal counts ranging from aggravated arson to attempted first-degree murder for allegedly firebombing the home of a man he believed was seeing his wife, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Thursday.
MEMPHIS – A 21-year-old man charged with running down a Memphis police officer after wounding three civilians last summer Downtown has been indicted on first-degree murder and numerous other criminal charges, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Wednesday.
MEMPHIS – A Hickory Hill man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of sex trafficking two minor teenage girls he brought to Memphis from Lexington, Tenn., Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Tuesday.
Monday, 09 January 2017 11:10

Man Convicted of Raping Woman at Nightclub

MEMPHIS – A Criminal Court jury has convicted a 26-year-old man of raping a woman at a nightclub where he found her passed out and lying on a couch in a VIP area of the club, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
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┬áthe creation of a new geographic approach to criminal prosecution at a public meeting at┬áthe 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.