Recently, a former Tennessee Titan cheerleader has been in the news once again for her age. This time, however, not in a good way. Instead of being praised for making the cheerleading team as one of the older women on the squad, she is now being charged for a sexual offense involving a young boy.
Thanks to movies and television, it is easy to imagine someone accused of a crime attempting to conceal the evidence. Police in Tennessee however, are accusing one man of taking his attempt to another level. According to the reports, the authorities indicated that while searching the man he grabbed a bag of drugs and swallowed them. The man is now facing drug charges.
Some readers in Memphis, Tennessee may be somewhat familiar with criminal law by watching movies and television shows related to the subject. However, when individuals must confront the criminal justice system for the first time, the experience may be very intimidating, particularly if they do not know and understand their rights.
Readers in Memphis may have heard about a recent abduction of two girls after a man killed their mother and older sister. The incident ended when the man fatally shot himself as law enforcement officers were approaching. The girls were rescued safely. The widow of the Mississippi man has now been indicted on two charges of murder and kidnapping.
Memphis, Tennessee readers may be interested to know about an alleged stabbing that occurred in Knoxville recently. The woman involved was arrested on aggravated assault charges.
criminal defenseReaders in Memphis, Tennessee might be interested to know that a criminal trial has just begun for the alleged murder of a sophomore college student at the University of Memphis. The trial involves three men who are accused of the murder. They have three lawyers providing their criminal defense.
Readers in Memphis, Tennessee might be interested to know that a former FedEx driver in the state was arrested for delivering more than just packages. The Tennessee man was allegedly dealing prescription pain pills while on his delivery route. He is now facing drug charges.
The law in Tennessee forbids registered sex offenders from living within 1,000 feet of any school in the state. Recently, a man who is a registered sex offender due to a previous sex crimes conviction was arrested for allegedly breaking that law by living 42 feet from a middle school. The man is listed on Tennessee's Sex Offender Registry because of a 2004 guilty plea for attempted sexual battery of a 6-year-old.
When George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four was published, it may have caused some of its readers to fear omnipresent government surveillance. Today, thanks to the popularity of camera phones and social networking services like Facebook, it appears some people are unknowingly encouraging such surveillance. Recently, the Multi-Agency Gang Unit in Memphis used a cellphone video to arrest two teenagers for allegedly robbing and beating a young man. They are presumed innocent until proven guilty, and are entitled to a criminal defense attorney.
The word is out about synthetic marijuana. Lawmakers in Tennessee and throughout the country have so far tried their best to outlaw certain chemical compounds that have been proven to be dangerous when consumed. But manufacturers of synthetic marijuana, even as they claim their products are not meant for human consumption, ask whether adult Americans shouldn't have the right to choose exactly what they put in their bodies.