Midtown deli closed as public nuisance

Midtown deli closed as public nuisance

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A Midtown deli has been closed and deemed a public nuisance by the Shelby County District Attorney's office.

Memphis police have been called to Express Deli and Grocery on Jefferson Avenue 69 times between June 2016 and September 2018.

The DA's office says those calls resulted in 43 incident reports and 29 arrests, including 17 felony arrests on the store’s premises and surrounding property.

Owner Fatima Saeidi will be in court on Monday.

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