Thursday, October 7, 2010
Police make arrests in rash of burglaries
Holly Springs police officers made some felony arrests last week and investigated reports of burglary, assault, attempted suicide and disturbances, according to chief Robert Pearson.
Six juveniles and one adult were arrested September 28 in connection with a rash of burglaries in Holly Springs, Pearson said. Xavier Hughes, 20, of the 400 block of Coopwood Drive was arrested and charged, he said, and the investigation continues.
In an incident involving impersonation of a law officer, police arrested and charged Royce Pegues, 33, of the 300 block of West College Avenue, Pearson said.
Stephanie Richard, 31, of the 300 block of East Valley Street, was arrested last week and charged with uttering forgery, the chief said.
These additional incidents were reported:
Monday, Sept. 27
• a burglary in the 300 block of Rencher Drive. Entry was made through a kitchen window. Items taken from the residence included an Xbox with 50 games, an iPod, 200 DVDs or CDs, Sony speakers, a Gshop watch, an Acer laptop computer, a pair of polo boots, and a pair of Nike shoes.
• a burglary in the 200 block of West Street. Entry was forced by kicking in the back door. A PlayStation (PS3 player) and games were taken.
• a juvenile was reported in need of supervision in the area of West Boundary.
Tuesday, Sept. 28
• a student was arrested and charged with assaulting a teacher in the 100 block of Walthall Street.
• an officer responded to an attempted suicide in the 200 block of West College Avenue.
Thursday, Sept. 30
• a person was charged with trespassing in the 100 block of Rust Avenue.
• a report of a disorderly conduct was made in the Falconer/North Center Street area.
Friday, Oct. 1
• a malicious mischief report was made in the Clarice Drive area when a car was vandalized.
• an arrest was made in a family disturbance incident reported in the 200 block of West College Avenue.
Saturday, Oct. 2
• a missing truck battery was reported in the 100 block of Pinewood Drive.
Officers reported these additional activities for the week – petit larceny arrest, 1: contempt of court arrests, 5; driving while licenses suspended with arrests, 2; no driver’s license/expired driver’s license with arrests, 6; no proof of liability insurance, 8; speeding, 3; no tag/expired tag, 4; disregard for traffic device, 1; seatbelt violation, 2; other violations, 1; and possession of marijuana, 1.
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