Crime of the Week #45

December 14, 2018 HOMICIDE At 6 p.m. Thursday, December 6, 2018, friends of James Milliken, 68, went to check on him at his home in the 2700 block of Rangeline Road. There they found Milliken lying on the floor and unconscious or dead. Memphis Police officers and Memphis Fire personnel…

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Crime of the Week #44

December 7, 2018 HOMICIDE At 9:39 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2018, Memphis Police Officers from the Old Allen precinct rushed to Two Star Grocery at 1123 Dellwood Avenue near Highway 51 in North Memphis about a shooting. Upon arrival officers found Michael Norfleet on the ground near his vehicle. He…

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Crime of the Week #43

November 30, 2018 HOMICIDE A report of a shooting in the Bent Tree Apartments on the 3400 block of Providence Drive north of Winchester Road came to the Memphis Police Department’s Raines Road station at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018. Officers arrived to find three unresponsive males lying…

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Crime of the Week #42

November 16, 2018 HOMICIDE It was approximately 2 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018 when Memphis Police officers from the Airways station officers responded to a shooting call at Pendleton Street and Burns Avenue, near the Orange Mound neighborhood. At the scene officers found a victim lying on the sidewalk and…

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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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