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Vicksburg PD incident report: grand larceny, auto burglaries and shots fired

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The Vicksburg Police Department reported that the following incidents occurred on Monday, April 20.

At 7:22 a.m., officers responded to George Carr Motors, 2950 South Frontage Road, in reference to a theft. The complainant stated that an unknown male stole four tires from a 2020 GMC Sierra. The value of tires makes the crime grand larceny.

Officers responded to Café Paradiso, 3401 Halls Ferry Road Suite 9, at 2:04 p.m., in reference to an auto burglary. The victim said someone entered a 2018 Ford Explorer and stole two wallets containing credit cards and $700. Later that day, the credit cards were used at the Dollar General store on Pemberton Square Boulevard.

Purks YMCA, 267 YMCA Place, was the scene of a second auto burglary 3:46 p.m. The victim reported that someone shattered the rear passenger window of a vehicle and stole a purse containing a wallet with multiple credit cards and checkbooks. The purse was later recovered at Dollar General on Clay Street, but $40 and multiple credit cards were missing.

At 6:34 p.m., officers responded to Marian Lane on a shots-fired call. They found no signs of suspicious activity or evidence of shots fired.

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

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Handgun stolen in auto burglary

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A handgun was stolen in an auto burglary Monday in Vicksburg.

Monday, Nov. 30, at 10:34 a.m. officers took a report in reference to an auto burglary that occurred at 3133 Washington St.

The victim reported someone stole a SCCY 9-mm handgun from his 2000 GMC Sierra.

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

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Shooting suspect turns herself in

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Devona Jackson (photo courtesy VPD)

The suspect in a Nov. 25 shooting turned herself in to Vicksburg police investigators Monday.

Devona Jackson, 36, of Vicksburg, was charged with one count of shooting into an unoccupied vehicle in connection with an altercation at the Smoke Break convenience store, 1217 Cherry St., on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

Jackson was arraigned in the Vicksburg Municipal Court, where Judge Angela Carpenter set her bond at $15,000 and bound her over to the Warren County grand jury.

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Chase suspect’s bond set at $50,000 for felony elude

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Bonjara O'Quinn (photo by David Day)

Bonjara O’Quinn, who led Vicksburg police on a chase that ended in Claiborne County Saturday, was arraigned in Vicksburg Municipal Court Monday.

The chase, which began in Vicksburg with a domestic disturbance, ended when O’Quinn crashed his rental car attempting to make a turn. The car then burst into flames. Police were able to get O’Quinn out of the car safely, although he suffered some minor injuries when the air bags deployed.

O’Quinn, 28, of Maywood, Illinois, near Chicago, appeared before Judge Angela Carpenter charged with one count of felony elude. Carpenter set his bond at $50,000 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury. He was also charged with a number of misdemeanor charges in connection with the incident including domestic violence.

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