The Vicksburg Police Department is investigating several crimes which have taken place recently involving burglaries and thefts relating to automobiles.
On Friday, Sep. 16, at 2:39 p.m., officers were dispatched to an address in the 2900 block of Oak Street in reference to an auto burglary. The victim stated someone entered a 2016 Nissan Altima and stole approximately sixty dollars in change from the center console. The vehicle had not been locked.
On Saturday, Sep. 17, at 5:34 a.m., officers responded to a reported auto theft of a 2007 GMC Yukon from the Hope Street apartments. The victim stated the keys were left in the ignition.
Theft from Vehicle
On Sunday, Sep. 18, at 9:42 a.m., officers responded to Mount Zion Church, 920 5th North Street, in reference to an auto burglary. The victim reported someone entered his Ford F-150 pickup and took his wallet containing three-hundred dollars in cash and a Ruger 380 handgun. The vehicle had been left unlocked.
Auto Burglary / Malicious Mischief
On Monday, Sep. 19, at 12:28 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Ameristar Hotel, 4155 Washington Street, in reference to an auto burglary. The victim stated someone entered a Chevrolet Silverado 3500 truck that was parked in the front parking lot of the hotel. A 17-inch HP laptop and a Nikon D70-100 camera were stolen. Approximate valued of the missing items is $2,200.00. In addition, the driver’s door was damaged.
Theft of Vehicle Parts
On Monday, Sep. 19, at 7:52 a.m., officers responded to Magnolia Estates, 1333 Highway 61 South, in reference to a theft. The complainant reported someone had cut catalytic converters off four company vehicles at that location.
Theft of Vehicle Parts
On Monday, Sep. 19, at 8:03 a.m., officers were dispatched to George Carr Buick GMC, 2950 South Frontage Road, in reference to a theft. The complainant stated someone had cut catalytic converters off vehicles on the property.
On Wednesday, Sep. 21, at 12:13 p.m., officers the Vicksburg City Pool, 900 Lee Street, in reference to an auto burglary. The victim advised someone entered the unlocked Toyota Camry and stole a swim bag with towels inside, a pink mace spray, and medication.
On Thursday, Sep. 22, at 5:02 a.m., officers responded to an address in the 800 block of Speed Street for a vehicle theft. The vehicle owner stated that someone stole a 2005 Pontiac Vibe overnight. The vehicle was not locked.
The above cases are under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.See a typo? Report it here.