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VPD incident report May 15 to May 17: auto burglaries and shots fired

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The Vicksburg Police Department reports the following incidents from Friday, May 15, to Sunday, May 17.

Officers responded to two auto burglaries on Sunday. Both incidents involved the theft of firearms:

  • One burglary occurred at the Waffle House, 2455 North Frontage Road, at about 12:58 p.m. The victim reported someone broke into a 2013 Ford F-250 and stole a Henry .22-caliber lever-action rifle and a Heritage Rough Rider revolver.
  • A burglary victim came into the police station at 2:51 p.m. to report that someone broke into his truck while he was fishing and stole a 9mm Ruger pistol and a Kel-Tec Sub 2000 rifle.

Eight incidents of shots fired were reported. Officers found no evidence of shots fired at any of the calls:

  • Friday, May 15, at 1:29 p.m. officers responded to the area of Drummond Street and Bowmar Avenue.
  • Friday, at 7:12 p.m., officers responded to Halls Ferry Road at Speed Street.
  • Friday at 8:10 p.m., officers responded to the area of Cherry and Speed streets.
  • Friday at 10:29 p.m., officers responded to the 2600 block of Moore Drive.
  • Saturday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m., officers responded to the 2400 block of Letitia Street.
  • Saturday at 8:43 p.m., officers responded to the area of North Farmer and Price streets.
  • Saturday at 10:36 a.m., officers responded to the Best Western, 2445 North Frontage Road.
  • Sunday, May 17, at 9:11 p.m. officers responded to the 300 block of Mission 66.

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

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River City Rescue Mission site of auto theft Friday

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The River City Rescue Mission was the site of an auto theft Friday.

At 7:41 p.m., officers from the Vicksburg Police Department responded to the mission at 3705 Washington St. The complainant reported someone took a white 2017 Chevrolet Express with a moving-truck styled body and a black lift gate on the rear.

The vehicle was later recovered in Hinds County.

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

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Assault and kidnapping suspects make initial court appearances

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Undrier Cage and Da'Vonte Lewis (photos courtesy VPD)

Two suspects recently arrested by Vicksburg police officers on unrelated cases made their initial appearances in municipal court Monday.

Both suspects appeared in the court of Judge Angela Carpenter for bond hearings, and both were bound over to the Warren County grand jury.

Undrier Cage, 42, of Redwood, Mississippi, was charged with one count of aggravated assault on a police officer on charges stemming from an alleged assault on a Vicksburg police officer Friday. Carpenter set his bond at $100,000.

Da’Vonte Lewis, 27, of Dixon Mills, Alabama, faced numerous charges including two counts of kidnapping, one count of auto burglary, and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon in connection with a carjacking incident Sunday. Carpenter set Lewis’ bond set at $300,000.

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Suspect in custody after kidnapping, auto burglary

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Devonte Lewis (photo courtesy of VPD)

At 3:10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020,  officers were dispatched to the Motel 6, 4137 I-20 Frontage Road, where a victim reported that a black male had broken into his vehicle and stolen a handgun.

The suspect, Devonte Lewis, 27, of Dixon Mills, Alabama, then approached the driver of a 2005 GMC Yukon, brandishing the weapon, and made the driver and a female passenger drive him away.  Officers located the Yukon several minutes later at the intersection of Mission 66 and Clay Street, stopping it in the convenience store parking lot.  

Lewis was taken into custody without further incident, the stolen handgun was recovered in his possession, and the occupants of the vehicle were rescued unharmed. 

Lewis is being charged with two counts of kidnapping, one count of auto burglary, and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. 

He is being held without bond pending his initial appearance in Vicksburg Municipal Court.

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