Two arrests have been made in the July 9 homicide of Gary Michael “Cowboy” McAlpin on Jeff Davis Road.
Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said sheriff’s investigators arrested Leslie Ann Harrison, 37, July 29, and charged her with accessory before the fact of murder. She was arraigned in front of Justice Court Judge Edwin Woods who set her bond at $500,000.
July 31, investigators arrested Calvin Randall Harrison, 44, and charged him with murder. Special County Court Judge John Price denied Harrison bail Monday morning.
A deputy was flagged down in the 6600 block of Jeff Davis Road July 9 and reported a shooting. McAlpin was found deceased inside a residence suffering from gunshot wounds.
On July 30, investigators recovered a .22-caliber rifle from a creek bank several miles from the scene of the crime. The rifle is believed to be the weapon used in this incident and has been sent for ballistic testing.
Sheriff Pace said there is some relationship between the victim and the two suspects but declined further comment citing an ongoing investigation. He did say however that the Harrison’s have no permanent address but last lived in Yazoo County.
Felon arrested for firearm possession after brief chase
A Vicksburg police officer arrested Marquette McCroy, 38, of Vicksburg after a brief chase Sunday.
McCroy failed to stop the vehicle he was driving and led the officer on a brief chase. After he stopped, the officer found that he was in possession of a handgun. He arrested McCroy shortly after midnight Sunday and charged him with possession of a firearm by a felon.
McCroy appeared before Judge Penny Lawson in Vicksburg Municipal Court Sunday, where she gave him a $75,000 bond and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury.
Two Vicksburg men arrested for possession of a stolen handgun
Vicksburg police officers made two arrests for a stolen handgun during a routine traffic stop Friday.
At 9:44 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, officers stopped a silver 2007 Nissan Altima on Indiana Avenue for driving without headlights. When an officer approached, he saw a MAC-11 handgun and an AK-47 rifle on the rear floorboard. The MAC-11 had been reported stolen and both men in the vehicle were arrested for possession of a stolen firearm.
Cordell Flowers, 20, and Tyrese Craft, 20, both of Vicksburg, appeared before Judge Penny Lawson in Vicksburg Municipal Court Saturday, Oct. 10. Both received $15,000 bonds and were bound over to the Warren County grand jury.
Tallulah homicide suspect in custody
The Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office continues its investigation into a Sunday afternoon homicide.
Deputies responded to a shooting at the Wyche Apartments at 218 Thomas St. in Tallulah, Louisiana, just after 2 p.m. Sunday, according to Public Information Officer Deputy Brandon Wilcher. One man was transported to the Madison Parish Hospital emergency room suffering from a gunshot wound. The man later died of his injuries.
Deputies arrested Eddie Lee Jr., 21, of Texas City, Texas, at around 10 p.m., charging him with second degree murder. He has been denied bond. Authorities are withholding the victim’s identity pending notification of family.
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