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Published 11:30am Thursday, July 3, 2014

A convicted felon accuses of having a gun was held in jail this morning.

Christopher Halford, 31, 2236 Mount Alban Road, was arrested at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday after a traffic stop by patrolman Benjamin Patrick at Wisconsin Avenue and Enchanted Hills, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

Halford was recognized as having a warrant for his arrest for a grand larceny that occurred in October, Williams said.

Patrick found a gun in Halford’s vehicle after the arrest, Williams said. Halford has a previous felony conviction, she said, though it was unclear that morning what his conviction was for.

Halford was held in lieu of $5,000 bail this morning in the Warren County Jail.

 

Car, cash stolen on Groome

A car and cash were missing this morning after two thefts on Groome Drive.

At 2:25 a.m., a gray 2008 Nissan Maxima with Mississippi license plate 2623ED was reported missing in the 400 block of Groome Drive, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

At the same time, an undisclosed amount of cash was reported stolen from a 2011 Impala also in the 400 block of Groome, she said.

 

Food, electronics missing

Food and electronics were missing this morning following two burglaries reported Wednesday in Vicksburg.

At 7:50 a.m., an undetermined amount of groceries were reported stolen from a home in 100 Kings Drive in Waltersville Estates, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

At 7:45 p.m., a PlayStation 3 valued at $200, three PlayStation controllers with a combined value of $150, and 12 PlayStation games were report stolen from a home in the 200 block of Berryman Road.

 

Phone missing; shed burglarized 

A cellphone and more than a dozen fishing reels and two trailers and were among items reported missing Wednesday in Warren County.

At 11:04 a.m., a businessman reported that an iPhone 5 valued at $560 was reported sometime from his work truck, according to Warren County sheriff’s records. The truck had been at several spots around the city and county before he noticed the phone missing, according to the theft report.

At 12:59 p.m., 15 fishing reels with a combined value of $200, a 220-volt air compressor valued at $500, a front wheel car hauler valued at $300, and a 5’ by 8’ trailer valued at $1,500 were reported stolen from a shed in the 200 block of Piny Woods Drive, according to Warren County sheriff’s recordsd.

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