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VPD incident report for May 19: grand larceny, auto burglaries and shots fired

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The Vicksburg Police Department has reported the following incidents occurred Tuesday, May 19:

Officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of Stonewall Drive at 9:15 p.m. on a grand larceny call. The victim reported someone stole a gold necklace, two sets of wedding bands, a belt buckle, 19 silver dollar coins, a Marshall High School gold class ring, a .22-caliber revolver, a Del-Ton AR-15 rifle, and several rounds of ammunition. The value of missing items is estimated at $11,700.

Police responded to two reports of auto burglary Tuesday. In both cases, the vehicles had been left unlocked.

  • At 1 p.m. officers responded to an address in the 1000 block of Monroe Street, where the complainant stated someone stole a SECY 9mm handgun from a 2006 Lexus.
  • At 6:24 p.m., a victim came into the police department lobby to report a theft in the 2400 block of Clay Street. The victim stated someone went into a 2016 Ford Escape and stole $500.

At 4:38 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Still Water Drive on a shots-fired call. The victim stated someone fired four rounds into the driver’s door of a 2008 Ford F-250. The vehicle was unoccupied at the time of the shooting.

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

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Redwood man arrested for assaulting a police officer

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Undrier Cage (photo courtesy VPD)

A Vicksburg police officer is recovering after being assaulted Friday night.

A few minutes after 9 p.m. Friday, Officer Hunter Anderson stopped a Cadillac Eldorado for speeding in the 900 block of Speed Street.

The driver, Undrier Cage, 42, of Redwood, Mississippi, got out of the car and attempted to flee on foot. Anderson attempted to detain Cage, and a struggle ensued.

Anderson received a laceration approximately 4 inches long to the left side of his head. He was transported to Merit Health River Region by ambulance, where he received 12 staples to close the wound. He has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home.

Cage was arrested on charges of assaulting a police officer, disorderly conduct and driving under the influence. He is being held without bond pending his initial court appearance.

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VPD reports a string of burglaries from Tuesday through Thursday

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The Vicksburg Police Department reports that several burglaries occurred this week from Tuesday through Thursday.

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 5:58 a.m. officers responded to 1601 North Frontage Road in reference to a residential burglary. The victim advised he discovered the lock on his trailer was broken and multiple power tools valued at $5,000 were missing.

Tuesday at 11 p.m., officers responded to Parts Supply, 2406 South Frontage Road, in reference to an auto burglary. The victim stated he saw a white male wearing a camo jacket run from the cab of his truck carrying his lunch box while the driver was making a delivery to the store.

On Wednesday, Nov. 11, a victim came to the police department at 11:59 a.m. to report an auto burglary. The theft occurred on either Bridge Street or Evans Alley, sometime between Nov. 2 and Nov. 3. A Taurus 9-mm handgun was taken from the unlocked vehicle.

On Thursday, Nov. 12, at 8:41 a.m. a victim came to the police department to report an auto burglary. A black, white and lime green Scott bicycle was stolen off the back of the victim’s 2017 Nissan Altima. The bicycle is valued at around $3,000.

Also on Thursday, officers responded to Tri-State Tires, 2209 Washington St., at 10:19 a.m. for a business burglary. The complainant stated one of the U-Haul transports valued at $9,000 was stolen Tuesday, Nov. 10.

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

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Vicksburg man arrested for statutory rape

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Carlos Tremaine Griffin (photo courtesy VPD)

Investigators with the Vicksburg Police Department arrested a man Friday on a statutory rape charge.

Carlos Tremaine Griffin, 35, of Vicksburg, was arrested shortly after 10 a.m. and is charged with one count of statutory rape in connection with an incident that occurred in October.

Griffin appeared before Judge Penny Lawson in Vicksburg Municipal Court later Friday. Lawson set his bond at $100,000 and bound him over to the Warren County grand jury.

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