Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich and other District Attorneys from across Tennessee recently joined prosecutors from 25 other states to discuss legal issues and procedures led by the Prosecutors’ Center for Excellence in Washington.
MEMPHIS – Feb. 9, 2017 - A 16-year-old youth was indicted Thursday on first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder charges stemming from a drive-by shooting last Spring near Vance and Danny Thomas, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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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Career Criminal Convicted of Attempted Murder

MEMPHIS – Feb. 8, 2017 - A man with more than 15 prior felony convictions was found guilty Tuesday of choking a security officer into unconsciousness in a shoplifting incident at an East Memphis clothing store, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – More than 100 students attended the city’s third “Hear Me Out” youth forum Saturday, with many expressing a desire for more jobs and activities for young people and others sharing concerns about being measured solely by their standardized test scores.
MEMPHIS – Feb. 6, 2017 - A former Memphis police officer has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting death of her wife during a domestic dispute, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Monday.
MEMPHIS – A 34-year-old North Memphis man was indicted Tuesday on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor after he was seen viewing child pornography on his laptop at a fast-food restaurant last year, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – A Memphis man was convicted Tuesday of second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of police officer Martoiya Lang, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – Jan. 26, 2017 - The mother of four young children found stabbed to death last summer in their southeast Shelby County apartment was indicted Thursday on 28 felony counts, including first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – Out of some 150 gang members identified in gang injunctions since 2013, not one has chosen to pursue the “opt out” clause in the injunctions and leave his gang – until this week.
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