Two auto burglaries Thursday involved the theft of firearms

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Officers with the Vicksburg Police Department responded to two auto burglary calls Thursday, both of which involved the theft of firearms. At 3:14 p.m., officers responded to an address in the 1800 block of Edna Drive where the vehicle owner reported someone entered his 2020 Ford F-150 and stole two rifles. At 3:37 p.m. officers […]

Woman faces felony malicious mischief charge

A Vicksburg woman faces a charge of felony malicious mischief after being accused of vandalizing a car. Police arrested Jermerica Moore, 21, at the Vicksburg police station Friday in connection with an incident that took place at the Red Roof Inn, 20 Orme Drive, in August 2020. Appearing before Judge Angela Carpenter in Vicksburg Municipal […]

Vicksburg man arrested on cocaine and gun charges Friday

Vicksburg police officers arrested a man Friday following an investigation into illegal drug sales in the Kings community. Alonzo Curtis, 39, was arrested at his home on Taylor Street in Vicksburg. Cocaine, marijuana, cash, and two firearms were confiscated as evidence at the scene. Police charged Curtis with one count of sale of cocaine, one […]

Suspect wanted in connection with Thursday shooting

The Vicksburg Police Department is searching for a man in connection with a shooting that occurred Thursday. Kentavious Ford, 17, is accused of shooting into an occupied vehicle and of attempted aggravated assault. Thursday at 9:32 p.m., officers responded to the 2100 block of Oak Street in reference to shots fired. The complainant stated Ford […]

Flaggs removes 1% sales tax from Vicksburg’s legislative agenda

Friday, Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. removed the request for a 1% sales tax from his list of items for the Mississippi Legislature. In a brief email to city clerk Walter Osborn Jr., Flaggs said he “is doing this due to the board not unanimously approving before moving forward, as has been the policy in […]

Vicksburg extending COVID-19 proclamation for another month

Vicksburg is extending its COVID-19 proclamation for another month effective immediately. The current proclamation expired at 8 a.m. Friday. Warren County has a similar proclamation that is in force through Feb. 1. No fundamental changes to the proclamation have been made to the extension, which will run through Tuesday, Feb. 16. Vicksburg’s restrictions include wearing […]

Armed robbery at BG Junior Texaco on Clay Street in Vicksburg

An armed robbery has been reported at BG Junior Texaco, 4110 Clay St., in Vicksburg. Vicksburg police officers are on the scene. The call was dispatched at 6:23 p.m. The Vicksburg Daily News will provide additional information as it becomes available.

Dates set for Vicksburg and Warren County elections

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The dates have been set for Vicksburg’s municipal elections and Warren County elections for this year. Municipal elections are run by the City of Vicksburg and only Warren County residents who live within the Vicksburg city limits are eligible to vote in these elections. Municipal Primary Election — April 6 Primary runoffs, if needed — […]

VPD officers respond to grand larceny and residential burglary

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The Vicksburg Police Department reports that officers responded to the following incidents Monday and Tuesday. The LaQuinta Inn, 4160 South Frontage Road, was the scene of  a grand larceny Monday. Officer took a complaint at 1:04 p.m. The complainant reported that someone stole an ice machine from the first floor valued at $3,931. Tuesday at […]