Criminal Court Clerk discusses ‘human error’ in property room mix-up

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 18, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: October 18, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>All evidence taken from the Shelby County Criminal Court property and evidence room has to be tagged, logged and barcoded and there is a two-step verification system now in place, said&nbsp;Lawrence Denton II, director of operations for the criminal court clerk&rsquo;s office. </strong>(Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

All evidence taken from the Shelby County Criminal Court property and evidence room has to be tagged, logged and barcoded and there is a two-step verification system now in place, said Lawrence Denton II, director of operations for the criminal court clerk’s office. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Since a mixup in evidence at the Shelby County Criminal Court Clerk’s property and evidence room, a new verification procedure has been put in place to reduce the risk of such a situation occurring again. 

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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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