Thursday, July 21, 2005

Police charge man with assault

Staff Writer

Holly Springs police made an arrest Monday following a Saturday night incident that put the victim in the Memphis Med.

Aggravated assault charges were filed against Fredrick Walker, 20, of Holly Springs, in an incident that took place at Holly Market parking lot about 11 p.m. July 16, according to Patricia Selman, police chief.

She said the victim, Terry Lewis, 32, of Coldwater, was airlifted to the Med, treated and released Monday following the incident.

“The incident allegedly began as an argument between Lewis and a female at the Holly Market parking lot,” Selman said. “The suspect, Walker, stepped into the argument and struck Lewis on the neck with an empty beer bottle. Walker was arrested and charged at 3 a.m. Monday.”

Police are investigating other incidents that were reported during the week July 11-18.

A breaking and entering in the 100 block of Spring Street was reported to police July 11. Entry was made by prying the rear window of a building. Approximately $100 was taken.

A wallet containing several credit cards was reported stolen from a subject on Mackie Drive. The suspect was described as a middle-aged female, about five feet nine inches and weighing about 170 pounds.

A burglary was reported in the 100 block of West Woodward July 13. Entry was made by breaking a window of a residence. Nothing appeared to be missing.

Felony shoplifting charges were placed against Rufus Terry, 44, of Holly Springs following a July 16 incident in the 100 block of Spring Street, Selman said. Terry remained in jail Monday with no bond set.

A business in the 600 block of Highway 7 North was burglarized July 17. Entry appeared to have been made through an air conditioning duct. About $500 was reported missing from the cash register, Selman said.

A tan 1992 Honda Accord was reported missing in the 400 block of West College, July 18. The vehicle was taken during the night or early morning hours. Police had no suspects by Monday afternoon.

Selman asked that anyone with information regarding these incidents or any other crime contact police department at 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 800-729-2169. All sources of information will be kept strictly confidential.

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