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VPD Crime Report – March 17, 2011

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On March 16, 2011 at 1:15 pm VPD arrested Lance Burton age 23 of 3749 Gowall Road. Burton was arrested at his residence and  charged with Grand Larceny after a 42″ Phillips TV was taken from a room at the Candle Wood Suites located at 1296 South Frontage Road where Burton had been a guest. Burton being held at the Warren County Jail with No Bond and a hold for MDOC probation and parole.
On March 16, 2011 at 11:05 pm VPD arrested Passion Heard age 25 of 2501 Military Ave. Heard was arrested at River Walk Casino located at 1046 Warrenton Road. Heard was charged with False Pretense after passing a worthless check in the amount of $7,495.05. Heard is being held at the Warren County Jail without bond pending her initial appearance on March 18, 2011 in Municipal Court.
On March 16, 2011 at 11:47 pm VPD arrested Preston Wilson age 37 of 1900 MLK after police responded to the report of a domestic disturbance. Wilson was charged with Aggravated Domestic Violence after attempting to choke his 30 year old live in  girlfriend, who did not need medical treatment. Wilson is being held at the Warren County Jail on a $15,000.00 bond.
On March 17, 2011 at 2:45 am VPD responded to River Regiom in reference to an assault victim. The victim 23 year old Zacchaeus Tyler stated that he was waiting on a ride at Levee and Grove Street when two unknown black males approached him and assaulted him for no apparent reason. Tyler was transported to River Region where he was treated for lacerations to the head, face, neck and arms. No further description was available of the suspect.
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Mangham, Louisiana, police officer shot; suspects in custody

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A Mangham, Louisiana, police officer was shot after making a traffic stop Saturday shortly after 1 p.m.

Two suspects have been taken into custody.

The injured officer has been airlifted to a medical facility.

The incident is under investigation by Richland Parish authorities and the Louisiana State Police.

The Vicksburg Daily News will update this story as additional information becomes available

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Car theft Friday at Circle K

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The Circle K convenience store at 4150 Washington St. in Vicksburg was the site of an auto theft early Friday.

Police officers responded to a call there just after midnight Friday.

The victim reported someone had driven off in his 2000 Toyota 4Runner while he was inside the store.

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

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Williams tied to a third burglary in Vicksburg

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Vicksburg police investigators have tied Felix Williams, arrested earlier this week for two burglaries at the Vicksburg Mall, to another burglary that occurred in September.

Investigators identified Williams as the individual who robbed the BG Junior convenience store, 4110 Clay St., Sept. 12.

Williams, 30, appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court Friday for his arraignment on one count of armed robbery and one count of possession of a weapon by a felon. Judge Angela Carpenter set his bond at $80,000 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury.

For the mall burglaries, Williams was charged with four counts of business burglary and one count of grand larceny. Monday, Carpenter sent his bond for those charges at $400,000.

Williams was also on probation on another felony charge with the Mississippi Department of Corrections. VPD arrested him for possession of meth in May.

He remains in custody in the Warren County Jail.

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