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Vicksburg police respond to multiple burglaries over the weekend



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Residential Burglary

At 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Vicksburg Police responded to a residence on Martin Luther King Boulevard in reference to a residential burglary. Officers discovered signs of forced entry. Multiple types of items were reportedly stolen from the residence.

Alarm Call Leads to Arrest

Just before 10 p.m. on Friday, Vicksburg Police responded to River City Furniture located at 2500 Washington Street in reference to a commercial alarm. Police discovered signs of attempted forced entry into the business. At that time, no items were reported missing. A subject in the area was detained, questioned, and subsequently taken into custody on multiple charges.

Auto Burglaries

At 11:34 a.m. on Saturday, Vicksburg Police responded to the Candlewood Suites located at 1296 South Frontage Road for a reported auto burglary.  Reporting party advised their window of a door on the driver’s side was shattered.  A firearm was stolen from the occupant area of vehicle.  The incident is reported to have occurred between 10 p.m. and the time of discovery.

At 2:32 a.m. Monday, Vicksburg Police took a report for an auto burglary reported to have occurred on Jefferson Street. Reporting Party advised the window to their vehicle to have been broken. A firearm was reportedly stolen.

Motor Vehicle Theft

Shortly after 7 a.m. on Sunday, Vicksburg Police responded to Hall Road in reference to a stolen vehicle. Reporting Party advised the theft of a sport utility vehicle – the vehicle’s identity is being withheld. The incident is reported to have occurred around 5:30 a.m.

Vicksburg police have advised that each of these incidents remains under investigation.

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