Thursday, August 16, 2007
City police report two burglaries, two break-ins
Holly Spring police officers investigated four burglaries over the week ending August 13 and made an arrest in one of the cases, according to police chief Robert Pearson.
On Monday, August 6 an auto was burglarized in the 200 block of West College Avenue. The battery and alternator were taken from the vehicle, he said.
Police continue to investigate a breaking and entering in the 400 block of Coopwood that took place on Tuesday, August 7. Entry appeared to have been through the back door. Missing from the residence was an antique blue vase, silver dollars, new quarters and a box of pennies, Pearson said.
One suspect was arrested in the burglary of a commercial building in the 100 block of Market Street.
Pearson said officers on patrol observed suspicious activity near the intersection of College and Market Street. They surveyed the area and discovered a glass section of the front door of a business knocked out. Walter Crum, 43, of Holly Springs, was arrested and charged with burglary in the incident. Some items were recovered, Pearson said.
Another commercial building was broken into Tuesday night in the 100 block of North Memphis Street. Glass was broken out at the building and an air conditioning unit was taken, the chief said.
On Sunday, August 12, police officers arrested Angela P. Turnage, 31, of West Point, on charges of possession of contraband in a correctional facility.
Additional activity reports for the week include: no driver’s license/expired driver’s license (2); driving while license suspended (2); disregard for traffic device (1); improper equipment (1); no tag (1); petit larceny (2); open container (2); and DUI (2).
Anyone with information regarding any crime committed in the Holly Springs and 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 do not have to give their names when leaving tips and may be entitled to a Crime Stoppers’ reward of up to $1,000. Anyone wishing to become a member of Marshall County Crime Stoppers may contact Detective Elijah Wilson at 252-2122.
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