Melissa Moon, WREG News Channel 3

Melissa Moon

WREG News Channel 3

Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Melissa:

Man tells police he bought stolen car with marijuana

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Police say a man stole a car from a parking lot in Southeast Memphis and then used it to take a friend shopping. The 2010 Infiniti G37 was taken from the 8000 block of Irene Boulevard early Wednesday morning, but thanks to GPS tracking was found a day later. Police said they […] → Read More

Man arrested after crashing stolen car into building, police say

A man is facing several charges after police say he ran from officers and crashed a car taken during a carjacking into a building at the Peppertree Apartments. → Read More

Accused thieves target locksmiths, steal key programming machines

A locksmith at Techno Lock Keys was helping a customer last month when two young men came into the business on Summer Avenue asking about key fobs for Infiniti cars. → Read More

Suspected South Bluffs burglar arrested after homeowner follows him

Memphis police say a South Bluffs resident became concerned Tuesday when a live feed from his home showed a stranger in a red jacket on his front porch trying to get inside. → Read More

iPad helps deputies nab men suspected in several car burglaries

Shelby County deputies say a woman who had an iPad stolen from her car in the middle of the night helped them track down two men suspected in several car burglaries this month. → Read More

Shoplifting suspect involved in shooting on Summer Avenue

Police are looking for a woman with blonde braids and wearing a white hat with hearts on it after a customer was shot inside a business on Summer Avenue earlier this month. → Read More

Man with gun, stolen vehicle caught on U of M campus: MPD

Police say a man in a stolen vehicle was arrested on the University of Memphis campus Monday after he hit a campus police car and was involved in another accident nearby. → Read More

1 dead, 1 hurt in West Memphis dog attacks

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man was killed and a woman badly injured by a pack of dogs in two separate attacks in West Memphis, Arkansas. West Memphis police said around 1 a.m. on Nov. 8, officers found a man in a ditch who told them he’d been attacked by a pack of dogs as he […] → Read More

‘It pushed me back seven feet’: Driver slams into house with three people inside

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Southeast Memphis man is grateful to be alive after a car slammed into his home the night before Thanksgiving. Police are still looking for the driver who knocked off brick siding and moved the front wall of a house at Stonington and Pinegate Drives at around 6 p.m. November 23. “It […] → Read More

Father charged after 3-year-old boy injured in accidental shooting

An earlier version of this story reported that the child had died. We apologize for the error. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A 3-year-old boy was rushed to Le Bonheur Children‘s Hospital Monday afternoon after showing up at a fire station in the airport area. Memphis police said the young shooting victim was brought to the fire […] → Read More

Man arrested for driving under the influence escapes in handcuffs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — A Memphis man stopped in Tunica County for traffic violations and arrested for allegedly driving under the influence is now considered a fugitive. Tunica County sheriff’s deputies said Devin Dean, 21, was in handcuffs when he made a run for it early Saturday morning near Highway 61. Deputies said they stopped […] → Read More

VIDEO: Northeast Memphis store ransacked, burglarized a third time

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A convenience store owner says he’s tired of thieves targeting his business on Bartlett Road in Northeast Memphis. Mohamood Shah said his store has been ransacked and burglarized three times over the last year, costing him thousands of dollars. “The three times, maybe, $36,000-$37,000,” said Shah. The latest break-in at the Minit […] → Read More

Group offers free brake light repairs to reduce police interactions

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A coalition of community leaders, activists, clergy, and others in Memphis is offering free brake light repairs this weekend to prevent police interactions with drivers. DeCarcerate Memphis is hosting a brake light clinic on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 1 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Praise and Fellowship Church at 3867 S. Germantown […] → Read More

Stolen U-Haul, Bobcat, other vehicles found at Collierville home

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — A Colliervile couple was arrested Tuesday after police said they found an array of stolen vehicles outside their home. Alicia Hodge and Norman Smith are both facing a charge of theft of property $60,000-$250,000. Collierville Police and Shelby County Deputies both went to a house on Cold Creek Drive Thursday to look […] → Read More

Teen steals $84K Charger, trades it on Facebook: MPD

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis teen is facing serious charges after police say he stole an $84,000 Dodge Charger and then scammed another person out of their vehicle. Antonio Johnson, 19, was booked in the Shelby County Jail Friday on two counts of theft of property, altering a motor vehicle serial number, and altering, falsifying, […] → Read More

GoFundMe set up for mom of slain UVA football player

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — A GoFundMe page set for slain UVA football player Devin Chandler has raised more than $100,000 in less than 48 hours. The former Arlington High School player was one of the three University of Virginia football players killed in a mass shooting on the UVA campus Sunday. Shelly Crais has known […] → Read More

Postal problems: Man says 38 packages lost in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — A Trenton, Tennessee man says the United States Postal Service in Memphis has turned into the Bermuda Triangle of sorts. Gordon Raistrick says 38 packages he has mailed over the last two months have gone missing in Memphis. “I’ve been doing online sales for almost twenty years. I ship every day,” […] → Read More

Jilted woman tries to extort ex-girlfriend with nude photos: MPD

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police say a woman uspet about a break-up threatened to post compromising pictures of a former girlfriend online if she didn’t pay up. Investigators said there was already a restraining order against Ashley Harper when she was arrested Wednesday and charged with extortion and unlawful exposure. The victim said she had an […] → Read More

VIDEO: Man fires gun after holding up Frayser store

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police have released a video of a man who held up a store in Frayser and fired his weapon near a man sitting outside the store. Police said the man entered the Dollar General in the 3100 block of Thomas Street Tuesday afternoon with the gun and left with money from […] → Read More

Tinder date carjacks woman, offers to sell her the car, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — A Memphis woman says a man she met on Tinder carjacked her at gunpoint and later tried to sell her the vehicle for $500. The incident happened nearly a year ago, but Elijah Darius Scott, 25, was booked in the Shelby County Jail Tuesday on charges of carjacking and aggravated robbery, […] → Read More