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VPD incident report: burglaries and shots fired

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The Vicksburg Police Department reported the following incidents for Saturday, April 25, and Sunday, April 26.

Residential burglaries:

Saturday at 12:04 p.m., officers responded to New Main Apartments, 2727 Alcorn Drive, where the victim stated that someone broke into an apartment through the front door and stole a 55-inch smart television.

Sunday at 2:25 p.m., officers responded to an address in the 1900 block of  Martin Luther King Boulevard where the victim reported someone broke into his home and stole $2000, a Ruger .22 caliber rifle, and a .38 caliber handgun.

Business burglary / grand larceny:

Sunday at 3:26 p.m., officers responded to King’s Self Storage, 1900 South Frontage Road, in reference to a theft. The victim stated someone broke into his travel trailer. Three Vizio 42-inch televisions, a Mossberg shotgun and a Shark vacuum cleaner were taken.

Shots fired:

Saturday at 9:07 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Drummond Street where the complainants stated a man fired two to three shots in the ground due to their dog rushing toward him and his dog.

Sunday at 10:06 a.m., officers responded to Finney Street. They found no suspicious activity and no 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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