Connect with us

Crime

Two arrested for attempting to cash fraudulent $100,000 lottery ticket

Published

on

(Photo from Flowood Police Department)

Flowood police arrested two individuals for attempting to falsify a lottery ticket.

The two used glue to attach winning numbers to a losing ticket, WAPT reports. The faked ticket would have won them $100,000 if they had gotten away with their scheme.

Officials at Lottery headquarters in Flowood, where the two attempted to cash out the doctored ticket, stalled the fraudsters until police arrived.

Police have not released the names of the culprits.

Crime

Vicksburg teenager faces multiple charges after Sunday night incident

Published

on

Staci Foster (photo courtesy VPD)

A Vicksburg teenager faces multiple charges in connection with an incident that occurred Sunday night.

Police arrested Staci Foster, 18, after the car Foster was driving struck a 21-year-old woman on Grange Hall Road around 11:41 p.m. Sunday. The victim was transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center for treatment.

Foster was charged with one count of aggravated assault domestic violence, one count of leaving the scene of an accident with injury and one count of reckless driving.

She appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court Monday before Judge Angela Carpenter who set her bond at $105,000 and bound her over to the Warren County grand jury.

Continue Reading

Crime

Vicksburg man charged with embezzlement of TJ Maxx

Published

on

Rogers Zakolby Wesley (photo courtesy VPD)

Vicksburg police officers arrested a man Thursday for embezzlement.

Officers were dispatched to the TJ Maxx store, 3405 Pemberton Square Blvd., where they arrested Rogers Zakolby Wesley, 20, of Vicksburg, on Thursday, Nov. 19. Wesley is accused of stealing $2,641.16 in merchandise from the store.

He appeared before Judge Penny Lawson in Vicksburg Municipal Court Friday, Nov. 20, charged with one count of embezzlement. Lawson set his bond at $2,500 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury.

Continue Reading

Crime

Carson arrested on felony warrants

Published

on

Officer Matt Barnes, Horatio Carson, Officer Joseph Stubbs, and Inv. Donnie Heggins (photo by David Day)

Horatio Carson, 34, of 272 Cedars School Circle, was arrested Thursday on a felony warrant for probation violation.

Heggins, Barnes, Carson, Stubbs, Grady (photo by David Day)

Vicksburg police Investigator Donnie Heggins and Lt. Jeff Merritt, and Mario Grady, investigator for the Mississippi attorney general’s office, executed the warrant after Carson was spotted at the carwash on Grange Hall Road.

Stubbs, Carson, Barnes, Grady (photo by David Day)

Carson was indicted in the October session of the grand jury as a habitual offender on charges of possession of a controlled substance and fleeing or evading a police officer.

Horatio Carson and Joseph Stubbs (photo by David Day)

Carson was transported to jail by Officer Joseph Stubbs to await trial.

Continue Reading

Vicksburg
63°
Sunny
6:41am4:59pm CST
Feels like: 63°F
Wind: 6mph SSE
Humidity: 51%
Pressure: 30.16"Hg
UV index: 4
WedThuFri
77/46°F
73/55°F
70/54°F

Categories

Categories

Trending

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!