On Tuesday, March 9, Vicksburg Police Department responded to a number of incidents involving auto burglaries.
Tuesday saw a total of five reports in the Vicksburg area concerning auto burglaries, in which most involved many firearms being stolen.
A call dispatched at 7:19 a.m. Tuesday led officers to take a report at the police station. The report involved the theft of a firearm from a Nissan Maxima. The victim stated a .22 revolver was taken from the vehicle somewhere in the Kings community.
Two calls came a minute later, at 7:20 a.m. The first call had officers responding to a residence on Sky View Lane. The victim reported that three vehicles, a Cadillac Escalade, a BMW X5 and a Lexus CT were entered, resulting in the theft of a purse from one of the vehicles.
The other call also had officers responding to Sky View Lane where the victim stated a 9mm Glock was taken from their Nissan Maxima, which had been left unlocked.
At 7:40 a.m., officers responded to Sky Vale drive where a cell phone was stolen from a Ford F-150.
The last call came in at 7:47 a.m., which led officers to respond to a residence on Crestline Drive. A 2013 Dodge Challenger was broken into. The victim states that a Glock .40-caliber pistol and a nickle-plated Bond Arms Cowboy Defender .45/410 caliber pistol, tools and power drills were stolen from the vehicle.
All cases are under investigation. If anyone has any information that will assist authorities, please contact the Vicksburg Police Department.