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VPD incident report: Auto burglaries and a stolen handgun

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Officers with the Vicksburg Police Department reported the following incidents for Monday, Aug. 3.

Three auto burglaries occurred Monday, all on unlocked vehicles:

  • At 4:07 a.m. officers responded to the 100 block of Elizabeth Circle. The victim stated someone entered his Kia Sorrento and stole $250 and a Ruger .22-gauge pistol.
  • At 8:16 a.m. officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of Elizabeth Circle, where the victim reported someone entered a 2016 Hyundai and stole $5,000 cash and a 9mm pistol from the glove box.
  • Officers responded to an address in the 1300 block of Chambers Street at 5:31 p.m where two vehicles had been burglarized. The victim indicated someone stole a men’s silver quartz watch valued at $1,500 and $150 in gift cards from her vehicles.

At 9:45 p.m. officers responded to an apartment at Oakmont Manor Apartments, 225 Cain Ridge Road, in reference to the theft of a firearm. The resident stated he had some acquaintances visit earlier in the week and after they left, he noticed his .45-caliber Springfield handgun was missing.

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

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VPD reports auto burglary and car crash

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The Vicksburg Police Department reports the following incidents for Tuesday, Oct. 20, and Wednesday, Oct. 21.

On Tuesday at 12:44 p.m. an auto burglary was reported at the police station. The victim said the theft occurred four days earlier, sometime Friday, Oct. 16, while the vehicle was parked in the 2100 block of Clay Street. A 9 mm Taurus handgun was taken. The vehicle had no signs of forced entry.

In a separate incident, shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, a Vicksburg police officer observed a white Cadillac Escalade traveling at a high rate of speed on North Washington Street. After losing sight of the vehicle, the officer continued traveling in its last known direction until he located it. The Cadillac had crashed near the intersection of North Washington Street and Highway 61 North. The driver was transported to Merit Health River Region for treatment.

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

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Early morning armed robbery on Speed Street Tuesday

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The Vicksburg Police Department reports that an armed robbery and assault occurred Tuesday on Speed Street.

At 3:24 a.m. Tuesday, a victim entered the police station at 820 Veto Street reporting that he had been robbed.

The victim said he had given a Black male who he knew a ride from the Kings community to an address on Speed Street. When they arrived, the male struck him several times on his head with a handgun, causing minor injuries. The suspect then fled on foot with the victim’s Glock handgun.

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

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VPD reports two business burglaries including one at a church

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The Vicksburg Police Department reports that two business burglaries occurred this past weekend, one at a church.

The first occurred Friday, Oct. 16, at the Plaza Self-Storage, 3207 Plaza Drive. Officers responded to the site at 10:45 a.m. where the victim reported someone cut the lock off his storage unit, stealing an Echo chain saw valued at $500 and an Echo trimmer valued at $350.

The second burglary was discovered Saturday, Oct. 17, at 6:34 a.m. when an officer patrolling the area of 1117 Clay Street noticed the door of Mount Heroden Baptist Church had been kicked in. The key holder stated that the PA system was missing from the church.

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

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