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Vicksburg PD arrests Tennessee man; incident reports for March 13 and 14.

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Kanneado Caples (photo courtesy VPD)

Officers with the Vicksburg Police Department Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested a Tennessee man on Saturday for possession of a stolen firearm.

NET officers were investigating suspicious activity at the New Main Apartments, 2727 Alcorn Drive, on March 14 at 10:41 p.m. They arrested Kanneado Caples, 18, of Nashville, Tenn., at the scene when officers found he was in possession of a stolen Glock handgun.

Caples made his initial court appearance before Judge Angela Carpenter in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Monday, March 16. Carpenter set his bond at $30,000 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury.

VPD also reported the following incidents:

Officers responded to two calls of auto burglaries. In both cases, the vehicles had been left unlocked.

  • On Friday, March 13, at 9:14 a.m., officers responded to the 2800 block of Confederate Avenue where the victim reported that someone had entered a 2016 Volvo during the night and stolen a purse containing $150.
  • On Saturday, March 14, 2020, at 10:39 a.m., officers responded to the 2000 block of Cherry Street where the victim reported someone entered his vehicle and stole a gun and other personal property.

Officers responded to a call in the 600 block of Johnson Street for a burglary on Saturday, March 14, at 11:49 a.m.  The victim stated someone broke into his storage unit and took a leaf blower, a weed eater, a chain saw, a pressure washer and a generator, among other items.

Police responded to the area of Drummond and Vine streets in reference to shots fired in the area on Friday, March 13, at 5:26 p.m. A suspect was identified and taken into custody on warrants.

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

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