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Vicksburg PD makes arrests for credit card fraud and auto theft; reports two other incidents of auto theft

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Latonya Woodland, left, and Cheryl Sanchez (photos from VPD)

The Vicksburg Police Department took Latonya Woodland, 45, of Vicksburg, into custody on Thursday, Jan. 23, on one count of felony credit card fraud.

She appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court Thursday, where Judge Angela Carpenter set her bond at $75,000 and ordered her bound over to the Warren County Grand Jury.

Also in custody is Cheryl Sanchez, 39, of Durant, Miss. Vicksburg police arrested Sanchez on Friday, Jan. 24, on one count of auto theft. Her arrest stems from the theft of a vehicle from the Circle K convenience store, 4888 U.S. Highway 61 South, reported on Nov. 19, 2019.

Sanchez had her initial appearance in Vicksburg Municipal Court before Judge Carpenter Friday and received a $15,000 bond. She has also been bound over to the Warren County Grand Jury.

Vicksburg police also reported two incidents of auto theft, both for Thursday, Jan. 23:

  • A 6:46 a.m., officers responded to the 500 block of Fairground Street where the complainant reported someone stole his 2007 Chevrolet Suburban.
  • At 12:33 p.m. officers responded to Blackburn Motor Company, 2175 North Frontage Road, where the complainant reported someone stole a 2019 Dodge Charger SXT.

If you have any information on any of these incidents, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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Vicksburg PD arrest woman for aggravated assault; incident report for Jan. 23

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Vicksburg Police officers charged Nakeisha Blue, 34, of Vicksburg, with one count of aggravated assault as a result of the altercation that occurred on Meadowvale Drive on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

As reported yesterday, the victim in the case had injuries consistent with blunt force trauma. She was transported to Merit Health River Region for treatment.

Blue is being housed in the Madison County Jail and will appear in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020.

Crescensio Mejias

The Vicksburg PD also reported the arrest of Crescensio Mejias, 27, of Tallulah, La. Mejias appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Wednesday, Jan. 22, on a charge of possession of methamphetamine. He received a $5,000 bond and was bound over to the Warren County Grand Jury.

Other incidents reported for Wednesday:

At 3:29 p.m., officers responded to a report of a residential burglary in the 1100 block of Fayette Street. The victim reported that three televisions, two computers and jewelry were taken.

At 5:10 p.m., officers responded to the area of Letitia Street in reference to a report of shots fired. When the officers arrived on the scene, they found no evidence of shots being fired.

If you have any information on these incidents, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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Vicksburg PD reports a shooting into an unoccupied vehicle, theft from a business, shots fired and aggravated assault calls

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The Vicksburg Police Department reported the following incidents for Tuesday, Jan. 21, and Wednesday, Jan. 22.

On Tuesday at 9:02 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of Railroad Alley on a call for a vehicle that had been shot into. The complainant reported that they had found a bullet hole in the rear passenger side door of their 2014 Nissan Rogue.

Tuesday at 3:38 p.m., officers responded to Divine Donuts, 1405 Clay Street, for a report of a theft. The complainant stated that two juvenile males stole a donation jar from the counter of the restaurant. Officers located the offenders and returned the stolen money.

Tuesday at 11:08 p.m., officers responded to the area of Clark Street and Patton Street in reference to shots fired. When the officers arrived on the scene, they found no evidence of shots being fired.

Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 5:30 a.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Meadowvale Drive for a report of an aggravated assault. The victim had injuries consistent with blunt force trauma and was transported to Merit Health River Region for treatment. This case is still under investigation.

If you have any information about any of these incidents, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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