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VPD reports grand larceny, shots fired and auto burglary

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The Vicksburg Police Department reports that the following incidents occurred from Saturday, Oct. 31, through Monday, Nov. 2.

Saturday at 11:06 a.m. officers responded to the Anchuca Bed and Breakfast, 1010 First East St., in reference to a grand larceny. The victim stated her roommate stole $9,000 in cash and $70,000 in jewelry that she had inherited.

Sunday at 12:20 a.m. officers responded to New Main Apartments, 2727 Alcorn Drive in reference to shots fired into occupied dwellings. Two separate victims reported that shots had been fired into their apartments.

Monday at 9:28 a.m. officers responded to a residence on Williams Street in reference to shots fired into an unoccupied vehicle. The victim stated she had heard gunshots and then noticed that her Nissan Frontier had a bullet lodged in the passenger side door.

Monday at 7:19 p.m. officers responded to an address in the 1900 block of Sky Farm Avenue in reference to an auto burglary. The victim stated that someone stole her purse which contained $250 cash, two Social Security cards, a Mutual debit card and a 9-mm handgun from the front passenger seat of her 2016 Nissan Altima. The vehicle had been left unlocked.

If you have information about 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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