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VPD is investigating a string of recent thefts

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The Vicksburg Police Department is investigating several crimes which took place at the end of last week, into the beginning of this week.

Thursday

At 9:41 a.m. officers were dispatched to an address in the 1200 block of Jackson Street in reference to a theft. The victim stated he was missing a strong box containing approximately $3,000.00.

Around 10 p.m. officers responded to the Halls Ferry Park in reference to an Auto Burglary. The victim reported someone had entered a Honda Accord while it was parked near the softball field. A Smith and Wesson 9mm pistol with a laser sight, a wallet containing $400.00 cash, and several gift cards were missing from the vehicle.

Shortly after, at 10:45 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 1500 block of Baum Street in reference to a residential burglary. The victim stated two Michael Kors purses valued at $300.00 each, one Dooney & Burke purse valued at $110.00, one Louis Vuitton purse of unknown value, one Brahmin purse of $500.00 in value, three baseball jerseys with a total value of $350.00, a PlayStation 5 valued at $500.00, and twenty PlayStation 5 games valued at $60.00 each in value. A 65” Samsung Curve television valued at $1200.00 was destroyed.

Friday

At 1:32 p.m. officers took a report of an auto theft that occurred in the 400 block of Pittman Road. The vehicle’s owner reported that a charcoal gray 2014 Chevrolet Malibu had been taken from the residence sometime in the last month and a half.

Saturday

At 4:50 a.m. officers responded to the Holiday Inn located at 115 Cypress Centre Drive in reference to a stolen automobile. The victim stated a 2018 White Dodge Ram 2500 Truck with a white camper top was missing. Inside the vehicle was a Walther Q5 Match handgun, a black Breitling Navitimer B01 Chronograph 46 Watch, and two laptop computers. There was evidence that forced entry was made to get into the vehicle.

At 8:52 a.m. officers were dispatched to Days Inn Motel located at 90 Warrenton Road, for an automobile theft. The victim reported a blue 2017 Nissan Altima was stolen from the hotel the previous night.

Monday

At 8:03 a.m. officers responded to Labor Finders, 2002 Washington Street, for an earlier auto burglary. The victim stated a black 2014 Chrysler 300 had been entered and a .38 caliber Charter Arms revolver was stolen.

At 12:14 p.m. officers were dispatched to Southern Wine and Spirits, 1302 Mission 66, for an earlier burglary. Various bottles of liquor and $620.00 were missing.

All of the above cases are under investigation. If you have any information on these crimes, please contact the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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