The Vicksburg Police Department is investigating an assault, several burglaries and a vehicle fire.
On Saturday, Oct. 1, at 8:26 a.m. officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of Hall Road, in reference to a residential burglary. The resident advised someone stole his Taurus 45 caliber handgun from his bedroom. The suspects entered the house through an unlocked window.
On Saturday, Oct. 1, at 2:15 p.m. officers took a report of an auto burglary that occurred on South Madison Street during the Vicksburg High School Homecoming Parade on Thursday, September 29, 2022. According to the victim, someone stole her purse from the trunk of a 2016 Nissan Maxima. The purse was a Dooney & Burke, valued at $300.00, and contained her driver’s license, a set of keys, and various other items. The victim believes the trunk was closed at the time of the theft.
On Saturday, Oct. 1, at 10:55 p.m. officers responded to the 300 block of North Popular Street in reference to a shots fired call. The complainant stated that a female suspect fired shots at him following an earlier incident that occurred in Claiborne County.
Auto Theft /Vehicle Fire
On Monday, Oct. 3, at 1:19 a.m. officers responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the area of Third North Street and First East Street. During the course of the investigation, officers discovered the vehicle, a 2018 Chrysler 300, was missing from a residence on Berryman Road.
On Monday, Oct. 3, at 1:36 a.m. officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of Miller Street in reference to an auto burglary. The victim reported someone entered his unlocked 2018 Chevrolet Impala and stole a bank bag containing $2,000 and a Glock Model 19 9mm handgun.
On Monday, Oct. 3, at 12:53 p.m. officers took a report of an auto burglary that occurred on the 2900 block of East Main Street. The victim stated someone entered the unlocked 2020 Kia optima and stole a Smith and Wesson 9mm handgun that was laying in the front passenger side floorboard.
On Monday, Oct. 3, at 1:38 p.m. officers took a report of an auto burglary that occurred in the 100 block of Azalea Lane. According to the victim, someone entered a 2007 Ford truck and stole a Smith and Wesson .380 caliber pistol. The vehicle was unlocked.
On Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 3:47 a.m. officers took a report of an auto burglary that occurred in the 200 block of Berryman Road. The complainant reported someone took a Taurus 9mm handgun from an unlocked vehicle.
If anyone has any information on these cases, please contact the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-5211.See a typo? Report it here.