Thursday, August 12, 2010
Police charge three with robbery
By SUE WATSON
Holly Springs police officers arrested three people in connection with the recent armed robbery of McDonald’s, according to chief Robert Pearson.
Charged with armed robbery are Markus House, 30, of 185 West Woodward Ave., Holly Springs, Catina Daugherty, 34, of 205 West Woodward Ave., Holly Springs, and Christopher Campbell, 23, of 93 Campbell Road, Lamar, the chief said.
House and Daugherty were arrested August 4 in Holly Springs and Campbell was arrested in Olive Branch the same day, he said.
Two employees of McDonald’s were held at gunpoint July 27 and forced to turn over money in the office safe, according to an earlier press report. The employees were surprised by an armed gunman when they arrived at work around 4 a.m. that day.
Police responded to the following incident reports for the week ending August 7.
• an auto burglary was reported in the 300 block of Martin Luther King Drive. A Pioneer radio, a Super Probe sub-woofer box, a Power Acoustik sub-woofer and Prime Racker-fire ramp were reported missing. Entry to the vehicle was through the unlocked rear door.
• a commercial building in the 100 block of N. Memphis Street was broken into through the front window.
Nothing was reported missing.
• a Highway 7 South motel reported finding a firearm left in one of their rooms.
• a domestic assault was reported on the Memphis Street side of the downtown square. Charges were filed.
• an identity theft was reported.
• a counterfeit $10 bill was found by a business located on Highway 7 South.
• a juvenile was reported missing and later found to be with her grandmother.
• money was reported missing from an employee’s purse in the 200 block of Martin Luther King Drive.
• a disorderly conduct was reported in the 100 block of North Memphis Street.
• a shoplifting was reported in the 100 block of West College. Officers issued a citation.
• a burglary was reported at 500 Industrial Park. The burglar pried roll-down doors, entered the business and took cash. The security system was damaged.
• a hit-and-run accident was reported in the 100 block of North Walthall.
• a burglary was reported in the 200 block of East College Avenue. Entry was gained by breaking out a window and removing metal bars. Nothing has been found missing.
• a hit-and-run accident was reported in the 400 block of West College Avenue.
• a burglary was reported in the 600 block of Highway 178 East. Entry was made by prying open a door and breaking a window. Nothing was reported missing.
• domestic violence charges were filed against an individual in the 300 block of West Street.
Other activities reported for the week included - driving while licenses suspended, 3; no driver’s license/expired license, 3; no proof of liability insurance, 10; and improper passing, 1.
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