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Man arrested Sunday in connection with stolen truck

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Law enforcement officers arrested Bobby Alton Miller, 33, on Sunday afternoon for receiving stolen property.

In September 2019,  the Warren County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a 2004 Toyota pick-up truck stolen from a deer camp in the Redwood area, said Sheriff Martin Pace. Yesterday, Feb. 16, the owner of the truck spotted what he believed to be his vehicle on U.S. Highway 61 South.

Sheriff’s deputies and officers with the Vicksburg Police Department stopped the truck near the 61 South, Dana Road intersection. They arrested Miller after officers checked the truck’s vehicle identification number.

Miller gave an address on Washaway Road, which is also in the Redwood community.

Sheriff Pace said the vehicle had been painted, but the owner recognized certain characteristics of the truck. He said the investigation is continuing, and charges could be upgraded.

Miller will be arraigned Tuesday in Warren County Justice Court.

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Handgun stolen in auto burglary

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A handgun was stolen in an auto burglary Monday in Vicksburg.

Monday, Nov. 30, at 10:34 a.m. officers took a report in reference to an auto burglary that occurred at 3133 Washington St.

The victim reported someone stole a SCCY 9-mm handgun from his 2000 GMC Sierra.

If you have any information about this incident, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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Shooting suspect turns herself in

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Devona Jackson (photo courtesy VPD)

The suspect in a Nov. 25 shooting turned herself in to Vicksburg police investigators Monday.

Devona Jackson, 36, of Vicksburg, was charged with one count of shooting into an unoccupied vehicle in connection with an altercation at the Smoke Break convenience store, 1217 Cherry St., on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

Jackson was arraigned in the Vicksburg Municipal Court, where Judge Angela Carpenter set her bond at $15,000 and bound her over to the Warren County grand jury.

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Chase suspect’s bond set at $50,000 for felony elude

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Bonjara O'Quinn (photo by David Day)

Bonjara O’Quinn, who led Vicksburg police on a chase that ended in Claiborne County Saturday, was arraigned in Vicksburg Municipal Court Monday.

The chase, which began in Vicksburg with a domestic disturbance, ended when O’Quinn crashed his rental car attempting to make a turn. The car then burst into flames. Police were able to get O’Quinn out of the car safely, although he suffered some minor injuries when the air bags deployed.

O’Quinn, 28, of Maywood, Illinois, near Chicago, appeared before Judge Angela Carpenter charged with one count of felony elude. Carpenter set his bond at $50,000 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury. He was also charged with a number of misdemeanor charges in connection with the incident including domestic violence.

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