Why Cameron Pryor remained free before fateful Kroger carjacking

16-year-old was apprehended and released by law enforcement four times before September

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 15, 2020 9:53 AM CT | Published: October 15, 2020 4:00 AM CT

An assessment tool that weighs factors such as previous criminal history, the severity of the new charge, educational background and age led authorities to release the 16-year-old multiple times.

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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