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VPD arrest one for possession of stolen firearm, investigating shooting incident and several robberies



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Derrick Demby (VPD)

Arrested for Possession of a Stolen Firearm

On Friday, August 5, at 10:03 p.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and John Allen Street.  Because a strong odor of marijuana was coming from a 2015 Ford Fusion, the vehicle was searched and a Glock Model 19 handgun that had been reported stolen in Vicksburg was discovered.

Derrick Demby

Derrick Demby (VPD)

Derrick Demby, 19, of Vicksburg was arrested at the scene and charged with Possession of a Stolen Firearm. Demby appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Monday, August 8, before Judge Angela Carpenter and was bound over to the Warren County Grand Jury on a $5,000.00 bond.

Auto Burglary

On Friday, August 5, at 11:20 a.m., officers took a report at the Police Department in reference to a theft that occurred on Maison Rue. The victim stated a Honda Pilot was entered and a Smith and Wesson 9mm pistol and a black bag were taken. The vehicle was left unlocked.

Shooting Into Unoccupied Vehicle

On Saturday, August 6, at 1:09 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of National at 2nd Street in reference to shots fired. At the scene, officers noticed a 2019 Dodge Charger with several bullet holes in the rear of the vehicle, parked in the 900 block of National Street.

Auto Burglary

On Sunday, August 7, at 6:50 p.m., officers responded to an address in the 500 block of Feld Street in reference to Auto Burglary. The victim stated someone broke the passenger side front window out of a 2006 Chevy Cobalt and took $6.00 from the center console.


On Monday, August 8, at 5:23 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 500 block of Fairground St. in reference to a Burglary. The resident stated someone stole a 65-inch Vizio television and an unknown make/model 9mm handgun.


Anyone with information on the above cases are asked to contact the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511

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