Local activist arrested

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 01, 2021 9:28 AM CT | Published: March 31, 2021 5:27 PM CT

Memphis activist DeVante Hill, who was prominent in local protests last summer after the death of George Floyd, has been arrested on charges he violated terms of his probation related to a 2016 arrest for filing a false report.


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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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