Thursday, March 5, 2009
Police charge one with assault
By SUE WATSON
Mohammed Ali Monsen, 43, of Holly Springs, was arrested Sunday following a shooting incident at a convenience store on East Van Dorn, according to police chief Robert Pearson.
The victim of the shooting was airlifted to a Memphis hospital, he said, and was thought to be shoplifting by the store clerk, Monsen, and several eye witnesses.
Monsen was charged with aggravated assault in connection with the incident, Pearson said.
Police officers responded to a burglary call from the 500 block of Robindale Lane Monday, Feb. 23, Pearson said. A $50 bill and an unknown quantity of quarters and nickels were missing from the business.
Officers responded to two other burglary calls for the week ending March 2.
A burglary was reported in the 100 block of East Gholson Avenue, Wednesday, Feb 25. Police officers found several doors kicked in.
The other burglary was reported in the 600 block of Highway 7 North on Thursday, Feb. 26. Approximately $100 in change was missing.
A malicious mischief incident in the 200 block of West Woodward was investigated on Tuesday, Feb. 24. The victim reported the windshield of her white 2000 Infiniti was broken out.
Anyone having information regarding any crime committed in Holly Springs/Marshall area, please contact Holly Springs Police Department at 662-252-2122 or Marshall County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169. Callers are not required to provide their name when giving tips to law enforcement but may be entitled to a reward of up to $1,000 if the crime is solved.
Officers reported the following additional activities for the week - driving while license suspended (2); no driver’s license (5), no proof of insurance (9), speeding (3), no seatbelt (2), public drunk (1), handicapped parking (1), and leaving the scene of an accident (1).
Bicycle Safety Tips
Make sure your bicycle is the right size for you. When you are on the bicycle, stand straddling the top bar of the bicylce so that both feet are flat on the ground. There should be one to three inches of space between you and the top of the bar.
Tighten the bicycle seat, handlebars, and wheels and make sure the wheels are straight.
Check and oil the chain regularly.
Check brakes before riding to make sure they are working properly.
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