Crime of the Week #3

January 18, 2019 HOMICIDE Memphis Police officers from the Mt. Moriah Station were dispatched to 3875 American Way — the Fairview Inn and Suites, just south of I-240 — to check a call about a shooting and a person down. On arrival officers found a man lying on the ground…

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Crime of the Week #2

January 11, 2019 HOMICIDE It was nearly midnight on Tuesday, January 8, 2018 when two men in a red SUV dropped Derrico Houston at the emergency room door at St. Francis Hospital, 5959 Park Avenue in East Memphis. Houston was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound in the emergency room.…

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Crime of the Week #1

January 4, 2019 HOMICIDE Memphis Police officers from the Crump Blvd. station were sent to investigate a shooting call in the 1100 block of Rozelle Street, near Southern Avenue, at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, December 15, 2018. Arriving officers found a male on the ground and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.…

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Crime of the Week #47

December 28, 2018 HOMICIDE A report of a car accident brought Memphis Police officers from the Old Allen Station to the intersection of Aden Street and Willow Wood Avenue, near Frayser Boulevard. The caller said a car had struck a tree but the caller was unsure how long ago it…

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Crime of the Week #46

December 21, 2018 HOMICIDE At 9 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2018 Memphis Police officers of the Tillman Station were dispatched to the intersection of Omar Robinson St. and Heard Ave. near Hollywood on a “shots fired” call. At the scene officers found a victim lying in the street and…

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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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