This past weekend, officers with the Vicksburg Police Department responded to two auto burglaries Friday and two shootings Sunday.
On Friday, Sept. 4, 11:33 a.m. officers responded 2080 South Frontage Road where the victim stated someone stole a Coach purse that contained $500 from a 2018 Nissan Rouge.
At 3:55 p.m. Friday, officers responded to Vicksburg Junior High School, 1533 Rosa A Temple Drive, where the victim said someone went into a 2015 Toyota Avalon and stole a .38-caliber Smith & Wesson revolver. The vehicle had been left unlocked.
On Sunday, Sept. 6, at 1:34 a.m. officers responded to a report of a shooting into an occupied vehicle that occurred on Highway 61 South near Cain Ridge Road. The vehicle, a 2012 Toyota Corolla, was struck once in the passenger’s side rear panel. Neither of the car’s occupants were injured.
At 1:30 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to an address in the 200 block of Demby Drive in reference to a shooting into an occupied residence. The resident reported someone shot into one of the home’s bedroom windows.
If you have information on any of these incidents, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.
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.
Karla McHan experiences the unique challenge of leading her school in 2020
Six new COVID-19 cases Tuesday in Warren County; 713 statewide
Monday’s I-20 crash in Louisiana claims the life of a Texas man
Governor announces two MS Board of Ed appointments
Mississippi Wildlife Federation denies flood victim a booth at its event
Carl Tart Jr. makes history as first homecoming king at Ole Miss
Vicksburg National Military Park experiencing severe erosion issues
Port Gibson will be the site of a new LNG plant, bringing 30k jobs to the area
News3 days ago
Second Saturday night shooting reported
Crime2 days ago
VPD responds to shootings and a burglary overnight
Traffic Alert2 days ago
Crash on U.S. Highway 61 South
Fire3 days ago
House fire on Sherwood Drive in Vicksburg
News3 days ago
As Delta shows her might, Vicksburg and Warren County respond to the task
People2 days ago
Vicksburg woman Tonya Brooks celebrates two years of being breast cancer free
Sports3 days ago
Vikettes get the fans pumped at Warren Central’s football games
News2 days ago
Single vehicle crash on Highway 3 off-ramp