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Vicksburg NET officers make an arrest for cocaine; VPD reports auto theft and burglary

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Officers with the Vicksburg Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested a man Monday on drug charges.

NET officers observed Cadruis Baker make a drug transaction in the parking lot of The Smoke Break (Jubilee Fastway), 1217 Cherry St., on March 23 just before 5 p.m. Baker fled the scene and led officers in a vehicle chase.

When the officers took Baker into custody, they recovered a gun, digital scales and a bag containing nine grams of cocaine.

Baker has been charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and felony eluding.

In other reported incidents:

Police were called to an address on Spouts Spring Road in reference to an auto theft on Monday at 5:43 a.m. According to the victim, someone stole his 2001 Chevrolet Camaro from his front yard. The vehicle was later recovered on Sherman Avenue.

Officers responded to a residence in the 300 block of Marian Lane on Tuesday, March 24, at 2:45 a.m. concerning an auto burglary The victim reported someone entered a 2008 Toyota Camry. It is not known if anything is missing at this time.

If you have information on any of these incidents, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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