Thursday, October 27, 2011
Police make several felony arrests
Holly Springs police officers answered 85 calls last week, according to interim chief John Norman.
The calls included – disturbances, 6; funerals, 5; alarms, 17; larcenies, 2; accidents, 3; burglaries, 3; 911 hang-ups, 1; shots fired, 3; assaults, 2; assists, 3; malicious mischief, 2; domestics, 3; robbery 1; ID theft or fraud, 3; and 31 miscellaneous calls. The dog catcher took six calls.
Officers responded to the following reports:
Monday, Oct. 17
• petit larceny in the 300 block of College Avenue.
• residential burglary in the 300 block of East Van Dorn.
• malicious mischief in the 100 block of North Walthall Street.
Tuesday, Oct. 18
• simple assault in the 300 block of West Street.
• stalking/petit larceny in the 100 block of Lemac Avenue.
Wednesday, Oct. 19
• credit card fraud in the 1600 block of Crescent Meadows Drive.
• lost wallet in the 500 block of Craft Street.
• trespassing/shoplifting in the 900 block of Mackie Drive.
Thursday, Oct. 20
• burglary of a vacant house in the 100 block of Rust Avenue.
• robbery in the area of North Center Street.
Friday, Oct. 21
• aggravated assault in the 800 block of Hudsonville Road.
Saturday, Oct. 22
• domestic violence/simple assault in the area of Slayden Street.
• residential burglary in the 200 block of West Woodward Avenue.
Sunday, Oct. 23
• kidnapping/domestic violence/simple assault in the 100 block of Rust Avenue.
• defrauding an innkeeper in the 600 block of Highway 7 South.
• domestic violence/simple assault in the 100 block of Elder Avenue.
Officers made several felony arrests.
Antonio Patrick Jones, 32, of the 5000 block of Highway 4 West, was arrested and charged with felony fleeing, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, failure to comply, loud music, running a stop sign, passing a school bus, seatbelt violation, careless driving and no insurance, Norman said.
David Thomas, 19, of the 200 block of West Valley Avenue was arrested and charged with robbery, he said.
Three juveniles were arrested for burglary.
And Javaris Ridgeway, 32, of the 2400 block of Highway 7 North, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, Norman said.
Officers reported the following citations – speeding, 1; no proof of liability insurance, 1; no/expired driver’s license, 1; no/expired driver's license/loud music, 1; loud music, 1; possession of marijuana/possession of paraphernalia, 1; possession of marijuana/possession of paraphernalia/careless driving/driving while license suspended, 1; and disregard for traffic device, 2.
Officers made the following misdemeanor arrests – driving while license suspended, 2 arrests; contempt, 1 arrest; DUI refusal, 1 arrest; trespassing, 1 arrest; and domestic violence/simple assault/possession of marijuana, 1 arrest.
Take-Back Day is Saturday
The Holly Springs Police Department will be participating in the National Take Back Initiative Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. This is a collaborative effort with the Drug Enforcement Administration to take back expired/unused prescriptions, over the counter medications and to dispose of them properly. Disposal is anonymous. No syringes/injectables please.
DEA’s Take-Back Day is a White House initiative from the office of National Drug Control Policy, to purge home medicine cabinets of neglected drugs and reduce prescription drug abuse and diversion.
A recent study reported that abuse of prescription drugs is two-and-a-half times more frequent than abuse of cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, and inhalants combined (National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2010). The same study shows the majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. This is the third national Take-Back Day.
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