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Two auto thefts and an auto burglary in Vicksburg since Sunday

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The Vicksburg Police Department reported two auto thefts and an auto burglary for Sunday, Sept. 13, and Monday, Sept. 14.

Sunday at 1:30 p.m., officers responded to the Carr Central Apartments, 1805 Cherry St., in reference to an auto theft. The victim reported someone stole her 1996 Acura 2.5 TL.

Monday at 7:19 a.m., officers responded to an address on Lake Hill Drive in reference to an auto theft. The victim stated someone stole his 2006 GMC Sierra. The vehicle was later recovered and returned.

Monday at 4:24 p.m., a report was taken at the police department regarding an auto burglary that had previously occurred on Eastover Drive. According to the victim, someone went into his 2017 Audi A4 and stole his Smith & Wesson Model 629 revolver.

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

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Mangham, Louisiana, police officer shot; suspects in custody

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A Mangham, Louisiana, police officer was shot after making a traffic stop Saturday shortly after 1 p.m.

Two suspects have been taken into custody.

The injured officer has been airlifted to a medical facility.

The incident is under investigation by Richland Parish authorities and the Louisiana State Police.

The Vicksburg Daily News will update this story as additional information becomes available

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Car theft Friday at Circle K

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The Circle K convenience store at 4150 Washington St. in Vicksburg was the site of an auto theft early Friday.

Police officers responded to a call there just after midnight Friday.

The victim reported someone had driven off in his 2000 Toyota 4Runner while he was inside the store.

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

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Williams tied to a third burglary in Vicksburg

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Vicksburg police investigators have tied Felix Williams, arrested earlier this week for two burglaries at the Vicksburg Mall, to another burglary that occurred in September.

Investigators identified Williams as the individual who robbed the BG Junior convenience store, 4110 Clay St., Sept. 12.

Williams, 30, appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court Friday for his arraignment on one count of armed robbery and one count of possession of a weapon by a felon. Judge Angela Carpenter set his bond at $80,000 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury.

For the mall burglaries, Williams was charged with four counts of business burglary and one count of grand larceny. Monday, Carpenter sent his bond for those charges at $400,000.

Williams was also on probation on another felony charge with the Mississippi Department of Corrections. VPD arrested him for possession of meth in May.

He remains in custody in the Warren County Jail.

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