Thursday, May 7, 2009
Theft, vandalism top crime report
The Holly Springs Police Department investigated a theft of a 1989 Chevy Caprice in late April and the vehicle was recovered the next day, according to chief Robert Pearson.
The owner of the Caprice last saw his vehicle around 11:20 p.m. Thursday, April 23. He discovered his vehicle was missing from the 500 block of Stewart Street Friday, April 24, around 1:15 a.m., he said. The car was recovered Friday around 11:25 a.m. with the steering wheel, a stereo and speakers, a battery and stereo equipment missing.
Two burglaries were reported in late April, Pearson said.
Officers responding to a burglary report in the 400 block of Coopwood Thursday, April 23, found four guns missing from the residence. A Thompson Remington Centa Fire, a 306 Remington, two 33 Malones, one 44 Magnum Malone, and a 44 caliber hand gun were taken.
A second residential burglary was reported in the 100 block of South Maury Street Friday, April 24. A 24-inch flat screen television and a Play Station were taken from the residence.
Officers made one arrest for the week ending April 28.
Dexter L. Tipler, 25, of Ashland, was arrested Friday, April 24, and charged with possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, according to Pearson.
Officers reported these additional activities for the week – speeding, 4; driving while license suspended, 4; expired driver’s license, 1; no tag, 1; no proof of insurance,3; disregard for a traffic device, 3; improper passing, 1; passing school bus, 1; seatbelt violation, 1; trespass, 2; driving under the influence, 1; malicious mischief, 4; simple assault domestic violence, 1; and violation of city dog ordinance, 1.
The Holly Springs Police Department received several reports of thefts, vandalism and one assault last week, according to Chief Pearson.
A homeowner in the 400 block of Craft Street reported a chain saw taken at her residence Monday, April 27, he said. A laptop computer was reported stolen from a residence in the 100 block of Rust Avenue Tuesday, April 28.
Officers responded to three vandalism calls last week.
Damage was done to a 1992 Ford Probe, a 1991 Ford Festiva and a 1998 Nissan Altima in the 100 block of West Valley Thursday, April 28. Officers investigated a vandalism call in the 100 block of North Memphis Street Friday, May 1. The front windshield of a 1998 Chevrolet Camaro was damaged.
At third vandalism report was called in from the 200 block of West Woodward Saturday, May 2. An apartment window to a bedroom had been knocked out.
Officers responded to an assault call in the 200 block of Martin Luther King on Wednesday, April 29. A female subject alleged she was assaulted by a male and was transported to Alliance Hospital for treatment.
Police made one arrest for the week.
Anthony Bell, 41, of Holly Springs, was arrested Friday, May 1, and charged with felony shoplifting and possession of paraphernalia, Pearson said.
Officers conducted these additional activities for the week: speeding, 2; driving while license suspended, 1; no driver’s license, 2; no proof of insurance, 5; disregard for traffic device, 1; passing school bus, 1; careless driving, 1; and violation of city loud music ordinance, 1.
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