Thursday, August 2, 2007
No charges filed in shooting
By SUE WATSON
Holly Springs police are investigating a shooting in the 200 block of Shelby Drive, according to police chief Robert Pearson.
The victim, who suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach area, was airlifted to the Memphis Med, reportedly in critical condition, Pearson said. He said the incident is still under investigation.
“Anyone with information pertaining to this shooting is asked to contact the Holly Springs Police Department,” he said.
Also last week, three people were arrested.
Johnny Mac Scott, 29, of Holly Springs, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property and domestic violence aggravated assault on Tuesday, July 24, Pearson said. The incident took place in the 300 block of South Chesterman.
Howard E. Jeffries, 34, of Holly Springs, was arrested and charged with two counts aggravated assault on Wednesday July 25, Pearson said. The incident took place in the 200 block of Clara Street.
Willie Bogard, 49, of Holly Springs, was arrested and charged with simple assault on a police officer, Pearson said.
“Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 200 block on Chatham Drive on Sunday, July 29,” Pearson said. “When officers tried to arrest Bogard, he resisted officers’ commands.”
One vehicle was reported stolen for the week ending July 30.
A 1986 black Nissan was taken between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, July 22, Pearson said. The owner stated he left the vehicle parked near the Federal Compress Warehouse Parking area and the vehicle was gone when he returned about an hour and a half later.
Officers reported the following activities for the week: no proof of insurance (17); no driver’s license/expired driver’s license (7); no tag/expired tag (3); driving while license suspended (5); DUI (1); disregard for traffic device (1); harassing (2); switched tag (1); malicious mischief (1); seatbelt violation (2); and careless driving (1).
Anyone having information regarding these or any other crimes committed in the Holly Springs/Marshall County area is asked to call the police department at 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169.
Callers do not have to leave their name when providing a tip. Anyone who would like to join Marshall County Crime Stoppers is asked to contact Elijah Wilson at 662-252-2122.
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