Thursday, October 8, 2009
Police make drug arrest
Holly Springs police reported one drug-related arrest and three burglary incidents for the week ending October 5.
Steven Hampton, 35, of Holly Springs, was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 29, and charged with possession of cocaine, according to chief Robert Pearson. Bond for Hampton was set at $2,500.
Two residences and a business were burglarized last week.
Books, jewelry, a camera, blank checks, a cell phone and purses were reported missing following a burglary in the 200 block of McCoy Avenue Tuesday, Sept. 29. Entry to the home was made through a kitchen window and an unlocked door.
A wallet and about $50 in cash was reported missing following a burglary of a home in the 100 block of Gholson Avenue Friday, Oct. 2. Entry was made through a window.
A business in the 800 block of Highway 178 East was burglarized October 3. Personal items were found outside a window used to enter the business.
Officers issued the following citations for the week – reckless driving (1); speeding (6); expired tag/no tag (6); suspended driver’s license (4); no insurance (4); suspended driver’s license - IC (1); improper passing (1); ran stop sign (1); and careless driving (1).
The following misdemeanors were issued – domestic assault (2); public drunk (1); simple assault (4); stalking (2); petit larceny (2); threat (3); statutory rape (1); auto burglary (2); and aggravated assault (1).
Holly Springs police request the public provide tips to help solve crimes by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169.
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