Thursday, January 26, 2012
Holly Springs police make arrests for possession, burglary
Officers responded to 111 calls last week and made six felony arrests, according to chief James Dean.
Calls included the following – disturbances, 12; alarms, 31; larcenies, 2; accidents, 3; agency assists, 9; funerals, 2; domestic, 2; 911 hang-ups, 2; burglaries, 6; run-away, 1; assaults, 2; and 39 miscellaneous calls. The dog catcher answered 12 calls.
Officers took the following reports.
Friday, Jan. 13
• petit larceny in the 200 block of West Valley.
• simple assault in the 200 block of West Valley.
• commercial burglary in the 500 block of Highway 7 North.
Saturday, Jan. 14
• domestic violence/simple assault in the 100 block of West Park Avenue.
• run-away juvenile in the 1000 block of Martin Luther King Drive. Juvenile was found and returned to parents.
Sunday, Jan. 15
• malicious mischief in the 800 block of Hudsonville Road.
Monday, Jan. 16
• false pretense in the 900 block of Mackie Drive.
Wednesday, Jan. 18
• commercial burglary in the 800 block of Highway 7 North.
• commercial burglary in the 100 block of North Walthall Street. Three juveniles were arrested within hours of the discovery of the break-in.
• trespassing in the area of 100 North Memphis Street.
Friday, Jan. 20
• commercial burglary in the 700 block of Hudsonville Road.
• shoplifting in the 900 block of Mackie Drive.
• malicious mischief in the 100 block of South Chesterman.
Saturday, Jan. 21
• fleeing arrest, failure to yield to blue lights, speeding was reported in the 600 block of Hill Street.
Sunday, Jan. 22
• shoplifting in the 1600 block of Crescent Meadows Drive.
The following six felony arrests were made, Dean said.
Melvin Sledge, 21, of the 400 block of Highway 178 East was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana with intent to sell, Dean said.
Martez Balfour, 22, of the 300 block of Collier Road, was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana with intent to sell, with no driver’s license, with disregard for a traffic device and for open container, Dean said.
Joey Sharp, 34, of the 500 block of Colonial Drive, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, the chief said.
And three male juveniles were arrested January 18 and charged with burglary at Holly Springs High School. The burglary occurred the night before, with electronic items taken, he said. All stolen items were recovered.
Officers wrote the following citations – no proof of liability insurance, 15; disregard for traffic device, 16; careless driving, 2; speeding, 35; improper passing, 1; open container, 2; loud music, 3; no/expired tag, 6; child restraint violations, 2; possession of marijuana, 1; and other violations, 3.
Officers made the following misdemeanor arrests – driving while license suspended/no proof of liability insurance/speeding, 2; driving while license suspended/speeding, 1; DUI refusal/no DL/careless driving/assault on a police officer, 1; carrying a concealed weapon, 1; domestic violence/simple assault, 1 arrest; contempt of court, 2; trespassing, 1; open container/no DL/no insurance/busted tail light, 1; possession of controlled substance in a motor vehicle, 1; driving while license suspended/speeding/false pretense, 1; driving while license suspended/no or expired tag, 1; and driving while license suspended/disregard for traffic device, 1; driving while license suspended/no proof of liability insurance, 1; driving while license suspended/seatbelt violation, 1; contempt of court/speeding, 1; driving while license suspended/contempt of court/speeding, 1; no/expired driver’s license/careless driving, 1; disregard for traffic device/no proof of liability insurance/reckless driving/posession of controlled substance, 1; and no/expired driver’s license (juvenile), 1 arrest.
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