Thursday, July 19, 2007
Local News Briefs
City police make arrests in burglary, assault incidents
Holly Springs police made three arrests for the week ending July 16, according to police chief Robert Pearson.
William Crawford, 58, of Olive Branch, was arrested and charged in Holly Springs July 10 in connection with a burglary that took place in the 100 block of Falconer, he said.
Don Waller, 45, of Holly Springs, was arrested July 11 in connection with a burglary of a commercial building in the 700 block of Salem, Pearson said.
On July 13, police arrested Jeronica L. Vaugh, 21, of Holly Springs, on an outstanding warrant, charging aggravated assault, he said.
And Francis H. Redding Jr., 57, of Potts Camp, was arrested in Holly Springs July 13 on an outstanding warrant charging burglary, Pearson said.
Officers responded to the following activities for the week which included: no proof of insurance (7); driving while license suspended (4); simple assault/domestic violence (4); no tag/expired tag (7); no driver’s license (6); resisting arrest (1); disorderly conduct (1); loud music (2); disregard for traffic device (1); and petit larceny (1).
Anyone having information regarding any crime in the Holly Springs/Marshall County area, is asked to contact the Holly Springs Police Department at 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169. Callers may remain anonymous. Marshall County Crime Stoppers is open for membership. Contact Elijah Wilson at 662-252-2122 for more information.
National Night Out activities set for Aug. 3 in Holly Springs
The Holly Springs Police Department is sponsoring National Night Out on August 3. The celebration starts at the Spring Hollow Walking Trail at 7 p.m. and goes till 10 p.m.
National Night Out is intended to bring community residents out of their homes to meet and become acquainted with their neighbors.
“We invite each of you to come out and celebrate the night of fellowship with your neighbors,” said police chief Robert Pearson.
The police department will be serving free hot dogs, hamburgers and cold drinks. There will be entertainment, and prizes and trinkets will be passed out to the children.
“Please come and help us enjoy a wonderful National Night Out,” Pearson said.
County students return to school first, on August 6
The start of a new school year is just around the corner.
The first day for students in the Marshall County School District is August 6.
Holly Springs School District students start classes August 9.
The first day for students at Marshall Academy is August 16.
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