Home damaged in storm

Published 10:00am Monday, June 9, 2014

A tree fell on a home in the Oak Park subdivision late Sunday as a storm front moved though the county.

At about 11:30 p.m. a tree fell on 403 Ridgewood Drive, Sheriff Martin Pace said. The falling tree injured no one, he said.

The house was the only one reported damaged in the storm, Pace said.

 

Woman charged with attempted arson

A Vicksburg woman accused of starting a fire at her boyfriend’s home after a disturbance was held without bail this morning.

At 7 a.m. Sunday, Patrice Wilson, 25, 2001 Grove St., was arrested and charged with attempted arson, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

After a disturbance with her boyfriend, Wilson went to his home on Drummond Street near Belmont Street and started a fire, Williams said.

Wilson was held without bail this morning in the Issaquena County Correctional Facility awaiting her initial court appearance.

 

Woman held for credit card fraud

A Vicksburg woman accused of credit card fraud was held without bail this morning.

Sandra Atwood, 49, 1300 Cherry St., was arrested at 10 a.m. Friday and charged with credit card fraud, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

The criminal complaint filed against Atwood was not available this morning.

Atwood was in the Issaquena County Correctional Facility this morning awaiting her initial court appearance.

 

Man held for probation violation

A Vicksburg man was held without bail this morning for the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

Henry Armstead, 30, 2418 Halls Ferry Road, was arrested at 10 a.m. Sunday on a warrant from MDOC for parole violation, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

Armstead was convicted of burglary in October 2011.

He was held without bail this morning in the Issaquena County Correctional Facility awaiting a revocation hearing in Circuit Court.

 

Electronics hot in burglaries

Electronics and jewelry were missing following three burglaries over the weekend in Vicksburg.

At 6 p.m. Friday, an assortment of jewelry was reported missing from a home in the 200 block of Central Avenue, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

At 11 p.m. Friday, two 64-inch Samsung televisions with a combined value of $2,400, and a 19-nch Samsung TV valued at $120 were reported stolen from another home in the 200 block of Central Avenue, she said.

Entry was forced into both homes, Williams said.

At 8 p.m. Sunday, a 50-inch Vizio TV valued at $800, a 20-inch RCA TV, a Netflix streaming service box valued at $50 and a Kindle Fire tablet computer valued at $150 were reported stolen from a home in the 100 block of Pemberton Street, she said.

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