Thursday, 11 August 2016 09:24

Two Jailers Indicted on Contraband Charges

MEMPHIS – Two female deputy jailers has been indicted in separate incidents involving trying to bring unauthorized items into the jail, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Thursday.
MEMPHIS – A former Memphis police officer has been indicted on charges of stalking a former girlfriend and illegally installing a tracking device on her car, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Thursday.
MEMPHIS – A Millington mother whose 12-year-old bed-ridden daughter died at home from gangrene and infected bedsores has pled guilty to second-degree murder, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Wednesday.
MEMPHIS – A staff member of Youth Villages pled guilty Monday to statutory rape stemming from a sexual relationship with a teen resident over a several-month period in 2014, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – A South Memphis man was convicted Friday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of an acquaintance two years ago, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
MEMPHIS – Megan Pietrowski, director of the DA’s Mentoring Based Truancy Reduction Program, has been chosen as a board member of the Memphis Youth Guidance Commission, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Thursday.
Monday, 01 August 2016 08:36

After 40 Years, This Prosecutor Rests

MEMPHIS – When Tom Henderson joined the office of the Shelby County District Attorney on July 15, 1976, Gerald Ford was president, gas was 59 cents a gallon and the hottest new thing in electronics was the Betamax.
MEMPHIS – A Raleigh man was convicted Friday of first-degree murder in a 2014 shooting stemming from a feud between two acquaintances, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
MEMPHIS – July 29, 2016 - A convicted drug dealer who was arrested with plastic baggies of crack cocaine in his mouth has been sentenced to 50 years in prison, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday.
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 15:27

Volunteers Call to Reduce Truancy

MEMPHIS – More than 20 elected officials, celebrities and media personalities turned out Monday evening for the first anti-truancy phone-a-thon called “Dialing for Students: Celebrity Night,” said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.