Judge rejects Margolin suspect’s lower bond request after hearing new details

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 09, 2024 9:19 AM CT | Published: January 08, 2024 6:58 PM CT

Shelby County Criminal Court Division 3 Judge James Jones Jr. made the ruling in Joel Bowman’s case Monday, Jan. 8, after hearing from witnesses, including the victim of the burglary and Bowman’s former basketball coach.


Joel Bowman Margolin Hebrew Academy
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.

Public Safety on demand

Sign up to receive Public Safety stories as they’re published.

Enter your e-mail address

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.


Want to comment on our stories or respond to others? Join the conversation by subscribing now. Only paid subscribers can add their thoughts or upvote/downvote comments. Our commenting policy can be viewed here