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.