April 3, 2008
Holly Springs officers make burglary, assault arrests
Holly Springs officers, responding to a breaking and entering of an occupied home in the 100 block of Hopewell Drive, arrested two black males, according to chief Robert Pearson.
The victim said she was awakened around 11:25 p.m. on March 27 to the sound of a window being raised, he said. She saw two black males wearing ski masks inside the residence, both with guns demanding money.
Kendrick Hester, 35, and Michael Greer, 27, of Holly Springs were arrested and charged with burglary and aggravated assault, Pearson said.
Officers made two arrests in separate incidents on outstanding warrants last week.
Dexter L. Tipler, 23, of Ashland was arrested March 27 on a warrant charging burglary of an automobile.
Herman Bernard Woods, 42, of Holly Springs, was arrested March 29 on an outstanding warrant charging strong armed robbery.
Officers answered a burglary alarm call around 12:54 a.m. in the 300 block of East Van Dorn and found the building had been entered through the basement window. The cash register was damaged but nothing was reported missing.
Officers responded to the following activities for the week ending March 31, including: driving while license suspended (2); no driver’s license/expired license (1); careless driving (1); improper passing (1); improper equipment (1); violation of dog ordinance (2); simple assault/domestic violence (3); trespassing (1); malicious mischief (1); disorderly conduct (3); shoplifting (1); resisting arrest (1); and DUI (1).
Anyone having information regarding any crime in the Holly Springs/Marshall County area is asked to call the police department at 662-252-2122 or Marshall County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169. Callers do not have to leave their name when providing tips and may be entitled to a reward of up to $1,000.
Beauty and The Beast Thursday, Friday at Marshall
Disney’s “Beauty and The Beast” will be presented Thursday and Friday, April 3 and 4, at Marshall Academy.
The musical will begin at 7 p.m. each night. Admission is $5. “Beauty and The Beast” will feature the MA Patriot Performers and MA elementary students.
Blue ribbons go up for Child Abuse Prevention
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce painted the square blue Monday for National Child Abuse Prevention Month. See next week’s South Reporter for more on the blue ribbons all around town.
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