Thursday, May 17, 2007
Holly Springs police make three arrests
The Holly Springs Police Department reported three arrests and 17 citations for the week.
Officers arrested Ricky L. Henry, 53, of Holly Springs May 8 and charged him with burglary of a commercial building, according to police chief Robert Pearson.
Officers made the arrest following an alarm call in the 100 block of Whaley Drive. All items taken in the burglary were returned to the owner.
Also last week, Pearson said officers arrested and charged Bobbie Jean Webber, 64, of Mt. Pleasant with aggravated assault, stemming from an alleged incident at the Eddie Lee Smith Boulevard on Highway 7 North April 29.
Officers arrested Roy Alvin Burnett Abbitt, 47, of Holly Springs May 8. Abbitt, who awaits extradition, is wanted on charges of sexual battery in an incident that occurred in Texas, Pearson said.
Other activities last week included the following citations: no proof of insurance (3); expired tag (2); no driver’s or expired license (4); driving while license suspended (3); simple assault/domestic violence (3); shoplifting (1); and disorderly conduct (1).
Chief Pearson reminds drivers to observe speed limits in school zones and to watch out for children and stop for buses loading and unloading passengers.
Anyone with information regarding any crime committed in Holly Springs/Marshall County is asked to call or contact the police department at 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169.
“We do not need your name, just your information,” said Pearson. “The caller may be entitled to a reward of up to $1,000.”
Anyone who wants to join Crime Stoppers is asked to contact Detective Elijah Wilson at 252-2122.
(662) 252-4261 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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