Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Memphis, TN or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Wednesday Oct 15 | via The Memphis Flyer
A violent drug-trafficking collective known as the Dixie Homes Murda Gang has become one of local law enforcement's latest targets. Following a 10-month investigation, a gang injunction was issued against the group, prohibiting them from publicly congregating within an established "safety zone" north of the city's Medical District. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 7 | via The Daily News
In June a group of 100 gang members lined both sides of Mosby Avenue between Dunlap and Ayers Streets, shutting down the area, as they celebrated the birthday of a fellow gang member, according to the local Multi-Agency Gang Unit. "Your criminal activity in this safety zone has come to an end today," Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich said Monday of the no gang zone court order issued for the Medical Center area. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 30 | via Chattanoogan.com
The Tennessee Supreme Court has unanimously affirmed a jury's verdict convicting Jessie Dotson of six counts of first degree murder and imposing a death sentence for each of the six convictions. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via The Daily News
1968: The Cowsills play the Mid-South Coliseum as part of the Mid-South Fair, followed the next night by Johnny Cash with his wife, June Carter Cash , Carl Perkins and the Statler Brothers. 1933: George Barnes and three others were arrested at a house on East Rayner Street for the kidnapping of oil millionaire Charles Urschel. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via The Memphis Flyer
The community around Poplar Plaza is among the safest areas of the city, according to law enforcement. However, violence found its way there on September 6th, when a flash mob of teens attacked three people in the parking lot of the Poplar Plaza Kroger. Comment?
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC