Crime of the Week #41

November 9, 2018 HOMICIDE It was about 9 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 when MPD officers working at the Crump station reached the scene of a reported shooting in the 800 block of Edith Avenue, near Mississippi Boulevard and E. McLemore Avenue. After arriving officers located two people suffering…

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Crime of the Week #40

November 2, 2018 HOMICIDE Memphis Police responded to a shooting call at 1:03 p.m. Sunday, October 21, 2017 in the 4300 block of Old Raleigh LaGrange Road. At the scene officers found Saul Rentario on the ground. He was suffering an apparent gunshot wound and was unresponsive. Rentaria was pronounced…

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Crime of the Week #39

October 26, 2018 COLD CASE: HOMICIDE Editor’s note: We are highlighting this week a homicide from nearly two years ago. The victim’s parents have asked Sonya Marquez, a supervisor with the MPD’s Real Time Crime Center and our liaison with the Albuquerque, New Mexico Police Department, to put a renewed…

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Crime of the Week #38

October 19, 2018 HOMICIDE It was the morning hours of Monday, October 15, 2018 when a call came in to Memphis Police at the Crump Blvd. Station that a person was seen lying on the ground in the 200 block of Richmond Avenue, just west of Mississippi Blvd in South…

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Crime of the Week #37

October 12, 2018 HOMICIDE Memphis Police Officers from the Ridgeway Station responded to a report of shots fired in the early morning hours of Sunday, October 7, 2018. They arrived in the 3300 block of South Woodlake Circle, just east of Tchulahoma Rd. And south of Winchester Road, to find…

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Crime of the Week #36

October 5, 2018 HOMICIDE During the early morning hours of Sunday, September 30, 2018 William Talley was shot in the 2800 block of Summit Arbor Circle north of Raleigh-LaGrange Road. Police were called by a passerby and Talley was pronounced dead. A preliminary investigation showed that Talley was sitting in…

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Crime of the Week #35

September 28, 2018 HOMICIDE A report of a shooting brought Memphis Police officers to the intersection of Kaye and White Station roads Sunday evening, September 23, 2018. Officers arrived and found an unresponsive black male lying in the roadway. He was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Memphis Fire Department…

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Crime of the Week #34

September 14, 2018 HOMICIDE A Memphis Police officer on routine patrol at 1:32 a.m. Sunday, September 9, 2018 spotted a suspicious vehicle parked at the gas pumps at the Exxon service station at 4675 South Third St. The officer investigated and found a large amount of blood in the vehicle…

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Crime of the Week #33

September 7, 2018 HOMICIDE It was 12:44 a.m. on September 4, 2018 when Memphis Police officers responded to a shooting call at Fire Station Number 10, 148 South Parkway East. On arrival officers found Christopher Reed, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Memphis Fire Dept. paramedics pronounced Reed dead.…

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Crime of the Week #32

August 31, 2018 HOMICIDE Memphis Police officers stationed at the Crump precinct responded to a shooting call in the 2200 block of Griggs Ave. just north of Chelsea Ave. on Saturday, August 18, 2018. They found Keith Jenkins lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. Memphis Fire Department…

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