Motel closed as public nuisance after drugs activity, thefts and other crimes

By Updated: September 27, 2019 1:49 PM CT | Published: September 27, 2019 1:49 PM CT

Memphis police responded to 150 calls at the Red Roof Inn on Shelby Oaks Drive over the past year. After four fatal heroin overdoses, thefts, burglaries and other crimes, the motel was declared a public nuisance Friday, Sept. 27 and closed. 


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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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