Joe Cooper announces plans to run for City Council - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Joe Cooper announces plans to run for City Council

Joe Cooper (Photo Source: WMC Action News 5) Joe Cooper (Photo Source: WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A familiar name threw his name into the political ring Wednesday evening.

Longtime political operative and former car salesman Joe Cooper announced that he plans to run for Memphis City Council.

Cooper is a former member of Shelby County Quarterly Court.

However, Cooper was sentenced to prison for money laundering, even after he served as a federal informant against Ricky Peete and Edmund Ford.

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