By Sandra Rose  | 

Wilbourn and Bolton

Cop killer Tremaine Wilbourn turned himself in to Memphis police on Monday, the Huffington Post reports.

Wilbourn's arrest ended one of the most intense manhunts in Memphis history. The 29-year-old ex-con is charged with shooting and killing Officer Sean Bolton, 33, who interrupted a drug deal along a quiet street on Saturday.

Authorities say Bolton spotted an illegally parked 2002 Mercedes-Benz and approached the vehicle on the passenger side.

Wilbourn, the passenger, got out of the car and a "brief struggle" ensued. Wilbourn allegedly shot Bolton "multiple times, killing him. The gunman and the car's driver then fled the scene on foot.

The driver turned himself in, and was later released without charges.

Authorities say neighborhood residents used the fallen officer's radio to report the shooting.

The residents picked Wilbourn out of a photo lineup.

"I think he felt the walls closing in and thought it would be in his best interest to turn himself in," said Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong, who starred in crime documentary 48 Hours: Memphis.

Wilbourn was accompanied by his family and his attorney.

The cold-hearted killer spoke briefly to Armstrong: "I want you to know that one, I'm not a cold-blooded killer and two, I am not a coward," he said.

Wilbourn was apparently offended that Armstrong used that word to describe him on the evening news the day before.

Wilbourn, who was on probation for an armed bank robbery, served 8 years in federal prison and was released on probation in July 2014.

Bolton, a Marine who served in Iraq, was the third officer to be fatally shot while on duty in 4 years.

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    • aRoth

      Wonder if he'll get bail.
      Good morning HUE-mans.

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      Good Morning good people. Let me go read.

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      SO the first words out of his mouth was not an "I'm sorry" But a correction to what he is not? And why was the driver not charged for fleeing the crime? And for drugs? I thought this said this was a drug deal gone bad? No?

    • Bootcampgirl

      The cold-hearted killer spoke briefly to Armstrong: “I want you to know that one, I’m not a cold-blooded killer and two, I am not a coward,” he said.<---his lawyer should have advised him not to speak...

    • Bootcampgirl

      Morning all...

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      Good Morning. Do you see him? You know good and well he is not about to get bail.

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      But why did I read it like, he was trying to get smart. Excuse me sir, your here on a murder charge. Try helping yourself and STFU. Thanks.

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals Lovezoe

      The driver turned himself in, and was later released without charges.
      ------
      He gave the info up.

    • Wuts got Petty Davis Eyes..

      MORNING ALLL YOU BEAUTIFUL ROSES!!! HEY NAH MY SEXY SEXY THORNS!!!

    • Wuts got Petty Davis Eyes..

      ...

    • Bootcampgirl

      And why was the driver not charged for fleeing the crime<--this is what I don't understand at all...But a few years ago there was a cop killed in the town where I work. One of the guys ended up in my program because there was no safe place for him to go, he did 6 months. The shooter, who ran, got the death penalty. The third guy who was there stayed with the cop and had no charges pressed...Still don't understand though..

    • Bootcampgirl

      Hey Wut

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      Good Morning!!

    • Wuts got Petty Davis Eyes..

      Hey boootz

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      Had too. Or something. Because I don't see how he is walking away with not one charge.

    • Wuts got Petty Davis Eyes..

      lol I just gave you some sugah on your post..here it is again if you missed it Hey sweetie!

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      I'm confused. You are supposed to stay and report the crime or wait for the police...or so I thought. Because if you did nothing you should be ok (Yes, I know this has not been going on as of late, but you get the point) I wonder what he told the cops....

    • Wuts got Petty Davis Eyes..

      Hey bootz Commmere I miss yall ive been busy at werk and could only post and leave... no talking to my luvliez

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      :kiss: :kiss: Hey boo! lol

    • Bootcampgirl

      So, I find out yesterday that this sorry pos CO decided that he was going to tell these juvenile inmates about my personal business. When I tell you that I am pissed, it is an understatement. I am livid beyond belief, he proceeds to tell them how I was at a party, drunk, rode on the back of his bike, AND was rubbing his johnson...WTF...why would he tell him that??? This is my professional life and I jump through a lot of hoops just to keep my personal and professional life separate...these are inmates were talking about....#endrant...@Sandra I know this is not an open post but these are my feelings today...

    • Wuts got Petty Davis Eyes..

      AAAYYYEEE Rooth!!! Hey dawling

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      Report him!!!!!!! WHy on earth would he do that?! OMG. And then don't talk to him other than for work ever again!

    • Trey

      fry him

    • Bootcampgirl

      I know, I spoke to a Lt. yesterday to find out my recourse. I am contracted by the state while he is an officer...He just fckd all my integrity...this happened LAST summer...

    • L.T.L. Since 2007

      Wilbourn, who was on probation for an armed bank robbery, served 8 years in federal prison and was released on probation in July 2014.
      ______________________
      He know he done fukked up.....

    • Wuts got Petty Davis Eyes..

      ...

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      Last summer?! SO not like last weekend?! Oh WTF. SO then why tell this story now?! What happened why he felt like spilling the beans?

    • Wuts got Petty Davis Eyes..

      OHHH NO HE BETTAH DON'T!! FUK IS HE THANKING?

    • Bootcampgirl

      I have no idea, I was addressing one of this kids yesterday in class and I guess he felt like throwing dirt...and...he did...

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals Lovezoe

      WHAT?! Why is he trying to tarnish your credibility among them? What a douche. So sorry boo.

    • Buttercup

      “I want you to know that one, I’m not a cold-blooded killer and two, I am not a coward,”

      =========
      Ummmm, boy bye!

      Morning y'all

    • Bootcampgirl

      Thanks, I have no idea. That is why they are so disrespectful now, you are suppose to be security but everyone is their friend. I hope this interview goes well because I am DONE....

    • Bootcampgirl

      Hey Butter

    • Buttercup

      Why is it every time you font HUE-mans, I think of Slim logic?

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      Typical butt hurt man shyt. Out of control. Yeah, report his ass. He had no right nor any business doing that. Super unprofessional. And the kids did not need to know that shyt. Ugh.

    • DDNY

      this ninja cant stay outta trouble for 1 Full YR! and wont get a decent job. gettin money the fast way. robbing. drugs. dam cant blame nobody!

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals Lovezoe

      Where my manners? Morning Roses.

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      Morning

    • Bootcampgirl

      He was one of the three suspects...2 ran, he stayed until the cops came...

    • Bootcampgirl

      That's my biggest gripe, I don't give a fck about what you tell them about YOU but why tell them my shat...

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      And now they wanna be disrespectful?! Oh hell no.

    • Bootcampgirl

      Yeah, that robbery bid messed him up...

    • Buttercup

      What was the occasion of the party? What drink were you slizzard off of? So he was pulling you on his bike? Why did you rub his peen? Why sis?

      I know you're pissed, but you know how I try to make light of situations. And I'm not the only one who has queRstions...

    • Buttercup

      Morning LZ!

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      Because he is mad. That's why. #bitchassness Did you already cuss him out? Matter of fact no. Just report him. Get him fired. Tell him be home and talk that shyt.

    • Bootcampgirl

      Well, they've already been disrespectful. They are handled with "care" here because everyone is scared to make that first move and spray that ass. They just got here last year with no policies or procedures to deal with them. They say treat them like adults, you can't, they're juveniles..A couple of them should have been kicked out and put in seg a long time ago but no one will do it. Yesterday was an eye opened of why we are not on the same page....

    • Low E. {CIRCA 1908}

      MORNING ALL...APPARENTLY THE DRIVER DIDN'T SEE THE SHOOTING ACCORDING TO HIS LAWYER. AND AFTER WATCHING THE OUTCOME ON THE NEWS LAST NIGHT I'M CONFIDENT THAT THERE'S A LITTTTTTLE BIT MORE TO THIS STORY...MEMPHIANS ARE PROUD, BUT HE WOULDN'T HAVE SAID SOMETHING LIKE HE'S NOT A KILLER NOR COWARD IF HE DIDN'T HAVE A TRUE REASON FOR THAT CAN OF WORMS...

    • Bootcampgirl

      LMAO..him and my cousin belong to the same bike club and they have a clubhouse where they have get togethers. I don't remember what I was drinking. I was not that wasted because I remember the exact outfit I had on, riding the bike, etc. That last question, I have no idea...I don't really remember that part..the fact still remains, he should have kept his mouth shut...

    • Bootcampgirl

      Them caps hurting my eyes early this AM..

    • Bootcampgirl

      Girl, no. I started to when I found out, luckily he left for the day.

    • BRING THE PAYNE

      So THE DRIVER walked away with no charges...wasn't he at the very least apart of a drug deal????

    • BRING THE PAYNE

      Gm,lady!!!!

    • 1/8

      He's not a coward? Only a coward choses a life of crime. Real men have legal jobs.

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals Lovezoe

      Girl. We are >>><<<.

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      Good Morning, and that's what I was thinking. How did he not have any charges?! Like someone else said, he must of gave the cops some info.

    • Bootcampgirl

      I concur...

    • harley_quinn2.0

      Morning everyone

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals Lovezoe

      New post.

    • NakeyaJ Valued Rose since 2011

      Morning!

    • Buttercup

      I typically am pretty tame around my coworkers even though folks in my company get sloppy on the regular for that very reason. He's a real bish for telling your business though.

    • Low E. {CIRCA 1908}

      SHOULD I WAIT TIL THE AFTERNOON? NOT SHOUTING...IT'S JUST DIFFERENT.

    • harley_quinn2.0

      Morning

    • harley_quinn2.0

      Morning butter

    • Bootcampgirl

      Isn't that what all caps mean in the innanets world...do you...

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals Lovezoe

      Is he intimidated by you? That is so dangerous for him to do that. Can't even break bread with coworkers.

    • aRoth

      LOL IDK! I NEVER read his posts. LOL

    • Bootcampgirl

      I don't know why he would be, I come and do my 8 and I'm out...

    • aRoth

      I mean if we set up a GFM page? Yall know how THEY do.

    • aRoth

      Hey boo!

    • Bootcampgirl

      That night was the first time I found out he was even a member of my cousins club...We HAD a professional work ethic, or at least one of us did. Come in here speaking and smiling at me when you know you done stabbed me in the back...

    • aRoth

      LOL Caps have never bothered me, really. LOL

    • aRoth

      Ain't that the same thing those cops be hollin'?

    • aRoth

      He's a hoe ass nigga! What CO's spills beans to inmates for unless they getting something from'em?

    • AllmylifeIhadtofight

      GM

    • Low E. {CIRCA 1908}

      BUT BY WHO'S STANDARD? I'M ONLY ASKING BECAUSE WE HOLD THESE THINGS SO NEAR AND DEAR BUT NEVER STOP TO ASK "WHO CAME UP WITH THIS AND WHY SHOULD I HAVE TO ADHERE TO IT?" I JUST LIKE THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED...PLEASE DON'T THINK I'M BEING RUDE HERE.

    • EasyBreezy

      Perhhaps I am writing what many of you ladies - and some gentlemen- are thinking; what a waste of fine chocolate. #RIP2officerandcondolences2fam

    • http://shopjealousy.com Milliona Ire

      Try to keep professional and personal life separate?? But... you're dating someone at work? It's your job. Not OkCupid. Next time, date outside of work and you won't have these problems.

    • Bootcampgirl

      Girl, stop...

    • Bootcampgirl

      I just asked a question and ended it with "do you"..no issues over here...

    • https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMarieNaturals Lovezoe

      How about you don't interject yourself in convos you know nothing of.

    • aRoth

      That's why you don't fratenize with co-workers! Don't go drinking with them. Don't coo and ooh over they kids. Don't "friend" them on FB, Twitter, POF, Pronhub or nothin'. Don't invite them to the crib. Hell don't even let them know where you stay. Because that ONE TIME you tell them something/anything, they hold to it. My supervisor mad RAT NOW b/c I went to the Bahamas in '07. LIKE FORREAL! She gone "cry in the cah" when she find out I'll be there in Dec. Tuh!

    • 88

      Not true my grandmother was a bootlegger and she damn sho wasn't no coward.

    • Vagirl

      You best believe they going to make example out your black butt....good luck, shoot if you think white lives don't matter look around..please..why you run, you made it worst for yourself the media already making this story hot...You shot this man, you my brother going to jail...unlike others...I never under stand why folks waste they lives with on nothing...wondering the street, put that energy in something else to better yourself..

    • Low E. {CIRCA 1908}

      I JUST POSED A QUESTION ALSO...

    • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

      "Wilbourn, the passenger, got out of the car and a “brief struggle” ensued. Wilbourn allegedly shot Bolton “multiple times, killing him. The gunman and the car’s driver then fled the scene on foot."
      Why was there a struggle? :eek:
      Not taking up for the killer, just want to know why he even had to get out the car. IF the car was illegally parked, the cop could've asked the driver to move it, or given the driver a ticket. THEN -->no struggle, no death, everybody goes home...

    • whitty hutton

      Still a coward...too afraid to take the steps to operate a legitimate business.

    • whitty hutton

      If an officer approaches the vehicle and suspects illegal activity, he has the legal right to ask anyone in the car to exit.

    • CaliYoruba

      Probably gave them a deal

    • CaliYoruba

      PornHub tho? :rofl:

    • CaliYoruba

      If he wasn't illegally parked, the cop probably would've drove right past him LOL

    • Bootcampgirl

      of a lifetime

    • aRoth

      Any and everything. THEY are NOT ALLOWED! EVER!

    • BLOODBLOOD

      Well 1 for us 99999999 for them

    • 88

      You really ignorant some folks can't always do that.

    • esh

      he look like meek alot. nothing to do with the beef (dont even know what the beef is about) he just really look like meek mill to me.