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[UPDATE] Suspect Attempts to Break-in to Home of TPD Chief

By: TPD Press Release
By: TPD Press Release

UPDATE 8-9-2011

Local Law Enforcement Agencies Team Up to Stop Neighborhood Burglars

Tallahassee Police Officers, Investigators, and Leon County Sheriff’s Detectives made burglary arrests over the course of the weekend for residential burglaries and burglary attempts occurring August 1-5, 2011. These crimes were committed in the following neighborhoods: Killearn, Griffin Heights, Glen Hawk, and Lafayette Oaks Neighborhoods. Three individuals were arrested for their involvement in these crimes.

Investigations are ongoing and additional arrest and charges are expected.

Residents are reminded to target harden their homes to prevent unauthorized entry. Crime prevention practitioners are available to conduct security surveys and recommend target hardening strategies. Contact the Tallahassee Police Department’s Community Relations Unit at 850-891-4251 or the Leon County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Unit at 850-922-3331.

Additionally, the Tallahassee Police Department provides tools which include, Tallahassee Online Police Statistics (TOPS) and TPD View on our website, to keep citizens informed. TOPS provide crime, traffic crash, and quality of life data to the Tallahassee community. This information source can be searched using numerous formats including- date range, activity type, and proximity to an address. TPD View provides real time accounts of the activity occurring in the City of Tallahassee. Residents are able to view incidents within minutes of officers being dispatched. Both of these tools can be found on the website at www.Talgov.com.

Arrested:
Hunter Bryant WM, 1/11/96,
• Charges: Burglary of a Dwelling and Grand Theft in the Glen Hawk Neighborhood
Stacey Holmes BM, 12/12/86,
• TPD Charges: Attempted Burglary of a Dwelling Unarmed in the Killearn Neighborhood
• LCSO Charges: 3 Burglary of a Dwelling Unarmed Burglary of Structure or Conveyance Armed, 4 Counts Grand Theft, Dealing in Stolen Property, Marijuana Possession less than 20 grams and Grand Theft of a Firearm in the Lafayette Oaks Neighborhood
Timone Hawkins BM, 12/20/95,
• Charges: Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling and Grand Theft in the Griffin Heights Neighborhood

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Tallahassee, FL -- August 8, 2011 --

Tallahassee Police Officers and Investigators arrested three individuals over the course of the weekend for residential burglaries and burglary attempts occurring August 3-5, 2011. These incidents occurred throughout the city. Suspect, Stacey Holmes was charged for the attempted burglary of the home of Tallahassee Police Chief Dennis Jones. There was no indication Holmes knew who the property owner was. These incidents and suspect were not related. There no injuries related to these burglaries.

Several of these investigations are ongoing and additional arrest and charges are pending.

Residents are reminded to target harden their homes to prevent unauthorized entry. Crime prevention practitioners are available to conduct security surveys and recommend target hardening strategies. Contact the Community Relations Unit at 850-891-4251.

Arrested:
Hunter Bryant WM, 1/11/96, Charges: Burglary of a Dwelling and Grand Theft.

Stacey Holmes BM, 12/12/86, Charges: 4 Counts Burglary of a Dwelling Unarmed, Burglary of Structure or Conveyance Armed, 4 Counts Grand Theft, Dealing in Stolen Property, Marijuana Possession less than 20 grams and Grand Theft of a Firearm (**Picture attached**)

Timone Hawkins BM, 12/20/95, Charges: Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling and Grand Theft.


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