Suspect in Young Dolph's death found with drugs and phone in jail, sheriff's office says
One of the suspects in Memphis rapper Young Dolph's murder was caught with contraband inside the Shelby County Jail, 201 Poplar, according to authorities. Justin Johnson, 25, who is one of four men arrested in connection to Dolph's murder in November 2021, was found with drugs and a phone inside his cell, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office confirmed to The Commercial Appeal.
Young Dolph Murder Suspect Found With Drugs, Phone in Jail Cell – Report
Young Dolph's murder suspect was reportedly found having drugs and a phone on him in jail. According to a Fox13 Memphis news report, published on Wednesday (May 31), Justin Johnson, aka Straight Drop, was discovered with drugs and a phone in his jail cell. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) wouldn't disclose what kind of drugs deputies found on him but are actively investigating the case.
Young Dolph murder suspect Justin Johnson under investigation after drugs, cell phone found in jail cell
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says it is investigating after drugs and a cell phone were found in the jail cell of Justin Johnson, one of the men charged in the murder of Memphis rapper Young Dolph. The Public Information Officer for the SCSO confirmed...
School board agrees to create a new policy to replace access ban
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Young Dolph suspect caught with drugs, phone in jail: official
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One of the suspects in the murder of Memphis rapper Young Dolph was caught with drugs and a cell phone in his cell, Shelby County authorities said. Justin Johnson is being held in Shelby County as the case moves forward. He is set to appear in court June 9. John Morris, a […]
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Shelby County Commission passes resolution requiring data from judicial commission
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Missing juvenile from Memphis located in Rantoul, woman arrested
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Missing Tennessee child located in Rantoul, reunited with custodial parent
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Young Dolph Murder Suspect Reportedly Caught With Drugs in Jail
A suspect in the Young Dolph murder case is facing more legal woes. According to FOX 13 Memphis, 25-year-old Justin Johnson was busted with contraband at Tennessee’s Shelby County Jail. where he awaits trial for the 2021 fatal shooting of the Memphis-raised rapper, born Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. Authorities say the inmate was found with a cell phone and drugs inside his cell but declined to provide any more details, including what type of drugs Johnson allegedly possessed and when the contraband was discovered. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) confirmed they are actively investigating the incident, as Johnson remains in “special management housing.”
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Young Dolph Murder Suspect Found With Drugs In Jail Cell
One of the suspects in Young Dolph’s murder has found himself in more trouble. The Shelby County Sherrif’s Office has launched an investigation into Justin Johnson, also known as Straight Drop, after drugs and a cell phone were reportedly found in his jail cell. Johnson is currently in jail after being charged with the murder of rapper Young Dolph. Previously, Johnson had his phone privileges revoked after recording a song via the jail phone.
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