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VPD investigating several area burglaries



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The Vicksburg Police Department is investigating several burglaries that took place at the end of the week, last week.

Auto Burglaries

On Thursday, Aug. 25, at 9:39 a.m., officers responded to the AmeriCorps campus, 2715 Confederate Avenue, in reference to a stolen catalytic converter. The complainant reported that sometime overnight an unknown person entered the fenced-in parking area of the parking lot and cut a catalytic converter from underneath a 2015 Chevrolet Van.

On Friday, Aug. 26, at 11:00 a.m., officers took a report of an auto burglary that occurred in the 1400 block of Harrison Street. The victim reported someone entered a 2018 Toyota Camry and stole a Glock 31 handgun. The vehicle was unlocked.

On Friday, Aug. 26, at 3:12 p.m., officers took a report of an auto burglary that occurred on Yazoo Street. According to the victim, someone entered a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado and took a .380 caliber handgun and approximately $40.00. The vehicle had been left unlocked.

On Friday, Aug. 26, at 7:14 p.m., officers responded to the Bazinsky Ball Park, 220 Bazinsky Road in reference to a theft from a motor vehicle. The victim stated someone removed a wallet from the center console of a 2021 Toyota Corolla. The vehicle was unlocked.

Residential Burglary

On Saturday, Aug. 27, at 8:06 p.m., officers responded to an address in the 1500 block of Chambers Street in reference to a possible burglary in progress. The officers discovered a trail of water leading into the house from the back door, three floats from the pool house in the swimming pool, and a mixed-breed dog in the backyard. The back door had been left unlocked.

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

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