Police investigate burglaries
Holly Springs Police Chief
Robert Pearson reported a number of residential burglaries, thefts and
two robberies for the week ending April 20.
The burglaries included:
a burglary in the 100 block of West Woodward on Monday, April 13. The
owner returned home to find a bedroom window broken and a Motorola cell
a burglary in the 700 block of Govan, Wednesday, April 15. Nothing was found missing.
a theft at a residence in the 400 block of Coopwood, Thursday, April
16. Missing were six transmissions, one roll of copper, five 20-pound
propane tanks, a two-drawer tool box with assorted tools, three
radiators, two torque converters, two fish fry cookers, a propane tank
heater head, and five gallons of gasoline and a tire jacket.
residential burglary in the 100 block of Honduras, Thursday, April 16.
Taken from the house was a 47-inch Westinghouse television, a French
brass phone, a Blue Ray DVD player and about $30 in cash.
a residential theft in the 100 block of South Chesterman Thursday, April 16. A washing machine was taken from the back porch.
a burglary of a residence in the 100 block of Ford Street, Thursday, April 16. Nothing was reported missing.
theft of a four-wheeler from a residence in the 400 block of West Boundary on Friday, April 17.
theft of about $200 in cash from a residence in the 400 block of College Avenue Friday, April 17.
a robbery in the 100 block of North Memphis Friday, April 17. A suspect
was described as a young black male, who approached the victim from
behind and grabbed the victim’s wallet and ran away. Taken was an HP
lap top computer and an Apple i-Pod. A suspect was described as wearing
a tan work jacket with a hood. Suspect was dark complected and between
5 feet 7 inches to 6 feet tall.
Officers responded to these additional activities last week:
driving while license suspended (2).
no driver’s license (1).
no proof of insurance (4).
reckless driving (1).
switched tag (1).
handicapped parking (3).
disorderly conduct (1).
possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle (1).
Senior prom safety tips
school proms can be very expensive events when you consider the cost of
dresses, tuxedos, tickets, photos, limos, dining, flowers, hair
styling, and manicures.
For many parents the biggest concern
isn’t the cost of the prom but worry about risky behaviors of teens
such as drinking and driving, drug use, unsafe sex, and arriving home
Prom night associated news reports include drunk-driving
accidents and deaths, date rape, pregnancies, STDs, where teens display
poor judgement and make dangerous choices. The following tips can help
keep you or your teen safe, lessen the fear and anxiety of prom night
and make the special occasion something to enjoy and remember.
who will drive? Get a list of names and phone numbers and addresses of
each teen rider and their parents. Insist the car radio be set on low
volume, the passenger number be minimized to reduce distraction of the
driver and require that each rider buckle up.
get a complete
itinerary of where your teen will be partying, and the addresses and
numbers of the prom location and after-parties.
ask for the limo company’s driving record if you rent a limo.
arrange specific check-in times with your teen and contact your teen throughout the evening.
discuss any difficult situations with your teen and how they plan to
handle them - including situations such as being offered a ride by an
intoxicated driver, an offer of alcohol and drugs, or pressure to have
find out who will supervise the prom and after-parties.
Some parents may allow underage drinking or not monitor teen behavior
the way you would.
volunteer to help supervise at the prom and
at after-parties your teen will attend, to insure there are responsible
adults watching over the partygoers.