Thursday, August 30, 2007
Police plan Labor Day roadblocks
Two people were arrested on charges of auto burglary and one on aggravated assault last week, according to Holly Springs Police Chief Robert Pearson.
Daryl Porter, 20, of Holly Springs, and Savannah Lavon Riley, 23, of Hickory Flat, were arrested Thursday, August 23, and charged with burglary of an auto, Pearson said.
Also arrested and charged with aggravated assault on Friday, August 24, was Robert Christopher a.k.a. R.C. “Mickey” Blake, 61, of Holly Springs.
Other activities reported for the week included – two DUIs; one expired tag; 19 no proof of insurance; two disregard for traffic device; two no driver’s license; two domestic violence; two possession of controlled substance; and two driving while license suspended.
Holly Springs Police Department will be implementing various roadblocks over the Labor Day weekend throughout the city. Officers will check for expired licenses, tags, driving under the influence, etc.
“Please wear your safety belts and be sure that children are safely buckled in child restraints,” Pearson said.
The Holly Springs Police Department will continue to enforce reduced speed limits of 15 miles per hour at school zones in the mornings and afternoons when warning signs are in activation. Parents and motorists are encouraged to be careful of their speed and to reduce speed when driving in school zones.
Anyone having information regarding any crime committed in Holly Springs/Marshall County is asked to contact the Holly Springs Police Department at 622-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169.
Callers do not have to provide their name when giving tips to police. The caller may be entitled to a reward of up to $1,000.
To become a member of Crime Stoppers, contact Det. Elijah Wilson at 252-2122.
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