Thursday, November 6, 2008
Police investigate robbery, burglaries
The Holly Springs Police Department reported four incidents last week involving burglary or robbery.
A victim reported being robbed at gunpoint in the 200 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Wednesday, Oct. 29, according to chief Robert Pearson.
The victim said he was leaving a service station after pumping gas when a black male wearing a grey sweat top with hood and stone-washed jeans got into his vehicle from the passenger side, took out a handgun and demanded everything the victim had. The victim said over $800 in cash was taken. Police are investigating the incident.
Two auto burglaries were reported – one Thursday and one Friday last week.
A business owner in the 100 block of Clarice reported four Boss Chrome rims and Hancock tires were taken from a 2003 Toyota Camry October 30.
Another auto was reported burglarized October 31 when a 2003 Dodge Stratus was broken into and two purses taken.
A Compact Presario 1200 lap top computer was reported stolen from a residence in the 100 block of Robinson Street on Monday, October 7.
Officers reported these other activities for the week ending November 3 – no driver’s license/expired license (5); no proof of insurance (6); expired tag (5); speeding (3); careless driving (1); disorderly conduct (1); simple assault/domestic violence (3); public drunk (1); and violation of loud music ordinance (2).
Anyone having information regarding these or any other crimes is asked to contact the police department at 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169. Callers do not have to provide their names when leaving tips with law enforcement.
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