Thursday, December 29, 2005

Officers arrest two for weapons


The Holly Springs Police Department made three recent arrests, one for weapons possession on school property and two on drug-related charges.

Chief Patricia Selman said Marcus Walls, 20, of Olive Branch, and Nacharles Taylor, 18, of Memphis, Tenn., were arrested on December 20 for weapons possession on school property. She said three semi-automatic weapons and several rounds of ammunition were found in a vehicle driven by one of the suspects following a complaint by an individual who said a male subject pointed a gun at him.

In a separate incident, Goldie Porter, 29, of Holly Springs, was arrested December 24 on possession with intent to distribute charges in the area of Rankin Circle, according to Selman.

In another drug-related case, Chief Selman said Darrell Moore, 22, of Holly Springs was arrested December 25 and charged with possession of cocaine.

Police are also investigating three recent burglaries.

A residential burglary was reported December 14 in the 400 block of Woodland Heights. A Stihl leaf blower valued at $350 and a five-gallon gas can were taken.

A vehicle burglary was reported December 17 in the 100 block of Southern Circle. A Pioneer radio and speakers valued at $320 were taken.

A residential burglary was reported December 25 in the 200 block of Griffin Street. An X-box and 10 games were reportedly taken. Entry appeared to have been made through the bathroom window.

Anyone having information regarding these incidents should call the police department at 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169.

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