Some Memphis residents might be used to frequent crime reports. Every day, it may seem there are more and more reports of shootings, robberies and other violent crime. For those accused of such crimes could face a criminal record that will follow him or her for the rest of their lives.
Recently, a man was accused of kidnapping a woman outside the Raleigh Walmart. The man allegedly forced the woman into her car at gunpoint and drove to a nearby ATM machine, having her withdraw money. He then got out of the car a few miles down the road.
The suspect is facing charges of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery and other related charges. Another man, who was in the car at the time of the kidnapping, is facing charges of aggravated robbery and aggravated kidnapping.
Memphis residents have zero tolerance for violent crimes. The accused often face an aggressive prosecution that seeks to make sure the accused receives the maximum jail time. The public always wants answers and wants the perpetrator to face serious penalties. But it is important for the defense to be able to tell their side of the story and have an attorney that will safeguard their interests.
A person who is facing serious criminal charges may want to speak with a legal professional skilled in criminal defense. This could help the accused tell his or her side of the story, including the allegations that led to the arrest. It is important for everyone to remember that a person is innocent until proven guilty and an attorney can make sure that the suspect’s legal rights are being protected.
Source: myfoxmemphis.com, “MPD: Walmart robbery suspect caught behind St. Mary’s Episcopal,” June 26, 2015