Four Year Old Child Struck by Vehicle (Driver Has Been Identified)

UPDATE ( 9/19/19): The driver of the vehilce has been identified and charges are pending.

At approximately 4 p.m. on Sept. 18, the SHPD responded to a call of a vehicle versus pedestrian collision on Candlelight Drive. The complainant was walking with her 4-year-old child when the child suddenly started to cross the street and collided with a light silver Dodge Caliber that was occupied by a black male driver, possibly in his 20s. The child received minor injuries. 

The complainant and the driver had a brief conversation and then the driver left the scene headed to Port Royal Road. Officers saturated the area but were unable to locate the vehicle. The vehicle has an out-of-state tag. Anyone with information, please call Williamson County Emergency Communications at 931-486–2632.

Burglary Occured in the Early Morning Hours at Froggy and Jeffros

The SHPD is seeking information on a burglary that occurred at Froggy and Jeffros on Sept. 17. The subject pictured above entered the business by way of breaking glass at the front door at about 4:34 a.m. and went to the office area. The subject did not appear to take anything at that time. The subject left and then came back at around 5:07 a.m. The subject entered the office area again, gained access into the safe, and stole cash from the safe. Anyone with information can submit an anonymous tip to SHPD  here or contact Maury County Crime Stoppers at 931-381-4900.

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.