Tip leads to arrest of King’s Daughters’ School Burglary Suspect

On Aug. 22, the SHPD received information that a person wanted for burglary of the King’s Daughters’ School in Columbia was seen in Target in Spring Hill. At approximately 8:40 p.m., a SHPD patrol officer located Quinten Eagle of Columbia, 20, in the vestibule area. Upon being notified that there was a warrant for his arrest, Eagle attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended a short distance later. We rely on the public to assist us in the investigation of criminal activity. If you know of any criminal activity but wish to remain anonymous, you can submit a tip here.

All persons enjoy the presumption of innnocence until proven guilty in a court of law.

Traffic Lights to Flash on Main St. During Early Morning Hours

Starting tomorrow night (8/15/19) into Friday morning, seven traffic signals along Main Street (U.S. 31) in Spring Hill will switch to yellow flash mode on the Main Street side, and to red flashing lights on each of the seven side streets between the hours of 12 a.m. (midnight) and 4 a.m. nightly, during the lowest traffic volume.

The Main Street (U.S. 31/S.R. 6) intersections are:

– Stephen P. Yokich Parkway/Columns Way

– Depot Street/McLemore Avenue

– Miles Johnson Parkway

– Belshire Way/Commonwealth Drive

– Southern Walmart Access

– Campbell Station Parkway

– Wilkes Lane/Wilkes Court

The shift to yellow flash mode during late-night hours is the result of a recommendation in the recent Signal Timing Optimization Study.

Battle Creek Elementary School Traffic Flow Information

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Tomorrow is the first day of school for the two newly opened Maury County Schools in our City, Battle Creek Middle and Elementary Schools off of Mahlon Moore Road. We will be monitoring traffic flow tomorrow to ensure that traffic moves as efficient as possible. Since this is a new traffic pattern for everyone, we realize that there may be delays or backups. Please be aware of your surroundings and be mindful of any children in the area. We hope everyone has a great school year!

Mobile Device Chat Apps and Internet Safety Presentation

Detectives from the Spring Hill Police Department and Williamson County Sheriff’s Office will give a presentation from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 8, at Refuge Church in Spring Hill (2001 Campbell Station Pkwy. A-7), on current trends of online child exploitation.

Detectives will talk about the role of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, “sextortion,” the role of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, an overview of some popular mobile chat applications and how predators use them to communicate with children, and a brief overview of the “dark web.”

The detective from the WCSO will also address current trends observed in the school district related to juveniles and their use of mobile devices. Electronics detection K-9, “Remi,” also will be on hand for a meet-and-greet.

This presentation is for parents or guardians who have elementary to high school-aged children who have access to devices that connect to the internet. This presentation is not suitable for children.

Information about Independence Day and Fireworks

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With Independence Day quickly approaching, we are reminding citizens about the City Ordinance for the discharge of fireworks. There are only certain days in which one can discharge fireworks within Spring Hill city limits, and the Fourth of July is one of those days. Fireworks are allowed to be discharged on the holiday between noon and 11 p.m.
We will respond to fireworks complaints outside of this time period or if someone is using fireworks in an otherwise unlawful manner. Keep in mind that the Spring Hill Fire Department may impose a ban on fireworks if dry conditions are likely.

If you wish to report a firework complaint, please contact our non-emergency dispatch number at 931-486-2632, or 911 if it’s an emergency.

Several Shoptlifting Reports From Wal-Mart from the Month of April and May

 

 

On April 21, the subject pictured committed a “quick-change” scam at Wal-Mart. The subject confused the cashier into getting approximately $640. If you can identify this person, please submit an anonymous tip here.

 

 

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On May 5, the pictured subject used a different bar code to scan items he was purchasing. The subject left in a red Dodge Avenger. This subject has what appears to be either a tear drop tattoo or scar close to his eyes.here.

 

On May 18, the pictured subject used incorrect bar codes in an attempt to get a better price for the merchandise the subject was attempting to buy. The subject was confronted by loss prevention and fled the store leaving behind her merchandise. If you can identify the subject, please submit an anonymous tip here.

 

Four Juveniles Arrested in Two Seperate Incidents Overnight

The SHPD last night and early this morning responded to several incidents involving juveniles. A caller reported that he observed a male steal his Chevy Malibu from his driveway on Alex Drive. There was another male with him who fled on foot when the other subject left in his vehicle. Officers located the vehicle parked at Kroger on Port Royal Road and observed a subject walking to it. This subject was detained and also admitted to shoplifting from Kroger. The other subject who was with him during the stealing of the car also was located. Both subjects were juveniles, ages 14 and 15, who had ran away from the Tennessee Children’s Home. Both were taken to the Maury County Juvenile Detention Center.  The juveniles also admitted to sneaking out multiple times prior from the Children’s Home and stealing items from vehicles. The juveniles stated that they had keys from said burglaries. Staff at the Children’s Home conducted a search and did locate some keys. These keys have been logged into the SHPD property room.

At 2:50 a.m., officers responded to Southeast Vapors for an alarm call. Officers observed that the door glass had been shattered and a paver stone inside. An employee responded to the scene and reported that nothing was taken.  A short time later, a theft report from the north Shell gas station on Main Street was reported. Officers located two juveniles matching the description of the suspects. They are 17 and 16 years old. The juveniles admitted to the burglary at Southeast Vapors and also stealing from the Shell station. They were charged with the following: burglary, shoplifting, underage possession of alcohol, possession of tobacco, and curfew violation. Both juveniles were taken to the Williamson County Juvenile Detention Center.