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Vicksburg PD responded to auto and home burglaries Thursday

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The Vicksburg Police Department is continuing to see a number of auto burglaries in the city, particularly from vehicles that have been left unlocked.

Officers responded to two auto burglaries in the 300 block of Cain Ridge Road on Thursday, Feb. 13, and in both incidents, the cars were not locked.

  • The first call came in at 6:39 a.m. The victim stated that someone entered his 2000 Chrysler 300 and stole a cup of change from the center console.
  • The second was at 7:08 a.m. The victim said that someone entered her 2015 Toyota Camry and took a Puma backpack with an HP laptop from the back seat and a Dooney & Burke handbag from the trunk.

Officers also responded to two residential burglaries on Thursday.

  • At 8:31 a.m., officers responded to an address in the 2700 block of Alcorn Drive where the resident reported that three flat-screen televisions, food, two pairs of Nike Air Jordan shoes, a PlayStation 4, an Xbox with console and a variety of video games were stolen.
  • At 2:17 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 1500 block of East Avenue where the homeowner said a 45-inch Samsung television and two diamond rings are missing.

If you have any 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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