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VPD responds to several thefts over weekend, one involving stolen firearm



Vicksburg Police Shield

The Vicksburg Police Department responded to several calls of theft over the weekend, one of which involved a stolen firearm and ammunition.

On May 13 at around 2:34 a.m. Vicksburg police officers responded to a residence on Second North Street in reference to a theft. The complaint reported multiple items were taken from the home and force entry was made to gain access to the residence.

At 11:30 p.m. on May 13, Vicksburg police received a call to Baum Street in reference to a motor vehicle theft. The victim stated the keys were left inside the truck but the truck was locked. The report states the incident occurred between 5 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Police recovered the stolen vehicle, a 2020 Ford F-150, at around 12:42 a.m. on May 15.

At 10:10 a.m. on May 15, a report was made at the Vicksburg Police Department of a theft from a vehicle. The reporting party stated the incident occurred while the vehicle was parked at the Riverwalk hotel on May 13.

Multiple items were listed as stolen, including a handgun and ammunition. A laptop was also reported as stolen.

Surveillance video potentially exists of the burglary. The incident is still under investigation.

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