Thursday, November 26, 2009
Police arrest burglary suspects
By BARRY BURLESON
Three suspects were recently arrested in connection with burglaries that took place during October and November in Holly Springs. The suspects were working in groups, according to police chief Robert Pearson.
Arrested were Thaddeus D. Johnson, 19, of Ridgecrest Drive in Holly Springs, charged with three counts of burglary and one count of robbery; Theodore Walker, 18, of Minor Street in Holly Springs, charged with two counts of burglary; and Courtney Walker, 19, of Randolph Street in Holly Springs, charged with three counts of burglary.
Incidents reported for the past week included a robbery in the 300 block of Ridgecrest Drive, November 18; a stolen vehicle in the 200 block of West Park, November 19; a theft of utilities in the 200 block of West Valley, November 20; a stolen vehicle in the Highway 7 North area, November 20; a breaking and entering in the 100 block of Briarwood, November 21, with entry through a bathroom window; and an aggravated assault in the 200 block of Jarrott Street, November 21.
The victim of the robbery on Ridgecrest, which occurred Wednesday, Nov. 18, about 6 p.m., had her purse stolen during the incident. She has a special request that her family photos, which have great sentimental value, be returned. The purse was orange and the billfold inside red.
“I just want my photos back,” she said. “Please return them, and you can keep everything else.”
The pictures can be mailed to The South Reporter, P.O. Box 278 (157 South Center Street), Holly Springs, MS 38635.
Officers reported these additional activities for the week - no driver’s license, 1; no insurance, 1; expired tag, 1; simple assault, 1; careless driving, 1; reckless driving, 1; driving while license suspended, 2; speeding, 2; DUI, 2; malicious mischief, 1; petit larceny, 1; disorderly conduct, 4.
Crime Stoppers of Marshall County pays cash rewards for tips which help solve crimes. Call 1-800-729-2169 to leave anonymous tips.
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