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Two catalytic converter thefts among recent crimes being investigated by VPD



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The Vicksburg Police Department is investigating several thefts and burglary cases that were reported on Monday. Two cases involved the theft of catalytic converters.

Theft of Vehicle Parts

On Monday, at 8:41 a.m., officers responded to Clark’s Auto Repair Shot at 2401 Halls Ferry Road in reference to the theft of catalytic converters. The complainant advised that they had three vehicles that had the catalytic converters cut off over the weekend.

At 10:24 a.m., officers responded to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers building 4155 Clay Street in reference to the theft of catalytic converters. The complainant stated the catalytic converters were missing from a Chevrolet Passenger Van and a Dodge Ram pickup truck. Additionally, someone damaged a Ford F-150 pickup truck when they tried to remove the catalytic converter but failed to do so.

Auto Burglary

At 3:29 p.m., officers responded to the Rodeway Inn, 2 Pemberton Place, in reference to an auto burglary. The victim stated someone stole a bag containing $500 worth of sockets and wrenches from the toolbox of his 2018 Chevrolet Silverado.

Auto Theft

At 7:56 p.m., officers took a report of the theft of an automobile. The victim reported that a 2017 Chevrolet Cruze was taken from Wal-Mart, 2150 Iowa Boulevard, earlier in the day.

If anyone has any information on the above cases, they are asked to contact the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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