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, 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.
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.
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.
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