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Patrol car, four others burglarized

Published 11:13 am Friday, June 20, 2014

Five vehicles including a marked Warren County Sheriff’s Department patrol car were reported burglarized around the Oak Ridge Road and Villanova Drive area early Wednesday morning.

At 5:30 a.m. a vial of blood pressure medicine, a backpack, a small flashlight and a pair of motorcycle safety glasses were reported stolen from a 1992 Toyota Tacoma in the 5600 block of Oak Ridge Road, Sheriff Martin Pace said.

At about 6:15 a.m., a Warren County deputy preparing for his shift noticed that someone had forcibly broken into his marked patrol car on Villanova Drive.

“It appears they pried the door open. There was some minor damage to both the driver’s door and the passenger door,” Pace said.

A pair of gloves was reported stolen from the patrol car, Pace said.

At about the same time, a .44 caliber revolver was reported stolen from a 1999 Ford F-250 and a .38-caliber revolver was reported missing from a 2010 Lincoln in the same driveway on Villanova Place, Pace said.

“Neither of these vehicles were locked,” Pace said.

In a separate report filed later, a black satchel with work papers and a checkbook inside was reported missing at 7:04 p.m. from a 2001 Honda Accord in the 100 block of Henry Road.

Anyone with information about the break-ins is encouraged to call at 601-636-1761 or Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477, Pace said. Callers to Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and do not have to testify in court.

Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of a felony suspect.


Electronics, jewelry taken in county

A flat-screen TV, a tablet and gold rings were among items reported missing from two homes in Warren County, sheriff’s department records show.

A 65-inch LED television and the rack on which it was mounted were reported missing at about 4 p.m. from a home in the 100 block of Cumberland Road. Also taken was a CD changer, records show. The complainant valued the items at $2,600.

Later, at 6:50 p.m., a gold chain necklace, two gold rings and a Samsung Galaxy tablet were reported missing from a home in the 300 block of Pleasant Valley Drive, records show. The items