Thursday, January 15, 2009
Chief provides safety tips for shoppers
An auto burglary was reported in the 800 block of Highway 178 East in Holly Springs on January 7.
A worker discovered a 1989 tan Dodge Ram pick-up had been broken into. The driver side vent window was broken out and a battery was taken.
A Holly Springs police officer responded to a report of a missing item in the 200 block of East Park Avenue January 11. Missing was a red Ditch Witch.
Police officers responded to the following activity last week – no driver’s license/expired driver’s license, 1; driving while license suspended, 3; no proof of insurance, 2; seatbelt violation, 2; expired tag, 2; disregard for traffic device, 2; speeding, 1; improper equipment, 1; handicap parking, 2; violation of loud music ordinance, 1; violation of open container ordinance, 1; disorderly conduct, 1; possession of controlled substance, 1; driving under the influence, 2.
Chief Robert Pearson also shared the following safety tips.
“Anytime you are out shopping, you and your belongings can become vulnerable if you aren’t paying attention,” he said. “Be careful to protect yourself, your children and your belongings in any public place.”
Anyone having information regarding any crime committed in the Holly Springs/Marshall County area, please contact the Holly Springs Police Department at 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169. Officers do not need your name, just your information. The caller may be entitled to a reward of up to $1,000.
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