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VPD reports burglaries, thefts and a recovered stolen car

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The Vicksburg Police Department has reported the following crimes occurred Tuesday, Dec. 8:

At 8:46 a.m. officers responded to an address in the 3100 block of Oak Street in reference to a residential burglary. A witness stated he heard glass breaking and he saw an unknown Black male running from the backyard of his neighbor’s home. The homeowner reported that his Remington 870 express Mag 12-gauge shotgun, a Topper M48 410-gauge shotgun, and a Sears and Roebuck 12-gauge shotgun were taken.

At 9:29 a.m. officers responded to Kirk Brothers Ford, 2431 North Frontage Road, in reference to an auto theft. The complainant stated someone stole a 2020 Ford F-250 pickup truck valued at $80,000.

At 5:58 p.m. officers responded to the Salvation Army Angel Tree, 4105 Clay St., in reference to a business burglary. The complainant states that someone gained entry through the back door and stole 44 towels, one wrap, one heater, 20 pairs of socks and six fleece throws. Estimated value of the stolen property is $158.

At 8:46 p.m. officers responded to an address in the 200 block of Buena Vista Drive in reference to a grand larceny. The complainant stated someone stole his .45-mm Ruger handgun valued at $650.

Stolen vehicle recovered in Louisiana, suspect in custody

A 2015 Mercedes-Benz that was stolen at gunpoint Dec. 1, 2020, in the parking lot of the Lady Luck Casino, 1350 Warrenton Road, was reported recovered in Shreveport, Louisiana, on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Officers of the Louisiana State Police recovered the vehicle on a traffic stop and arrested the driver at the scene.

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

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