A Memphis news report begins with a dramatic pronouncement: “Meth is back.” According to Fox 13, a resurgence in methamphetamine sales and use is being fueled by “super meth labs” in Mexico. The product is cheaper and more dangerous than it was in the past and it’s starting to show up in communities across the nation.
For most Memphis fans of the University of Tennessee football team, the approximately 400-mile drive to attend a home game in Knoxville is too far and takes too long. But for the truly devoted Volunteer fans, it seems that it’s a pilgrimage that they must undertake at least once per season.
Shelby County’s neighbor to the northeast is Tipton County. According to news media reports, a county investigator there was himself the subject of an investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s drug division.
When it comes to domestic violence charges, these cases move forward in criminal court, so it's not up to the victim whether the alleged abuser will face criminal charges. The victim's role in the criminal proceedings will primarily be to serve as a witness.
If you possess drugs for any reason and you do not have a prescription, you can face strict penalties. Whether the drugs are technically legal or not, you still could be charged with possessing a controlled substance.
A Memphis police officer pulled a driver over in an apparently routine traffic stop in Frayser at about 11 p.m. on a recent weeknight. The four-year MPD veteran was struck by a vehicle during the stop and was listed in critical condition by doctors afterwards.
When women make allegations of domestic violence, the vast majority of them are telling the truth. Sadly, many bear the scars to show it.
Police are arresting more and more motorists for driving while intoxicated by non-alcoholic substances. These substances primarily include illegal drugs and prescription medications that negatively affect one's ability to drive.