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Vicksburg Police make an arrest in shooting case; report auto theft and residential burglary

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Mac McKinley Cox (Photo courtesy VPD)

Vicksburg Police investigators arrested Mac McKinley Cox, 24, of Vicksburg, on Tuesday, April 21, in connection with a vehicle that was shot into on Meadow Street on April 13.

In that incident, an officer found a red Nissan Altima with several bullet holes in the passenger side of the vehicle and 15 shell casings on the ground near the vehicle.

Cox appeared before Judge Angela Carpenter in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Wednesday, April 22, on a charge of shooting into an unoccupied vehicle. Carpenter bound him over to the Warren County grand jury on a $100,000 bond.

This is Cox’s second arrest in as many weeks. Officers arrested him one week before, on Tuesday, April 14, on charges of domestic violence, discharging a firearm in the city limits and a curfew violation.

Judge Penny Lawson of the Vicksburg Municipal Court set Cox’s bond at $2,500 for those charges.

In reported incidents for Wednesday, April 22:

At 8:02 a.m., officers were called to a residence on Village Drive because of an auto theft. The victim reported that someone stole his 2010 Buick Lacrosse. The keys had been left in the vehicle.

At 8:56 p.m., officers responded to a residence on Zollinger Hill in reference to a burglary. The victim stated someone broke into his home and stole a Pixel cellphone and jewelry.

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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