Full delivery truck stolen from Sears found Monroe|[03/17/08]

Published 12:00 am Monday, March 17, 2008

CRIME * From Staff Reports

A delivery truck and goods stolen from a Vicksburg business were recovered by authorities near Monroe Sunday morning, police said.

At about 7:30, Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies contacted Vicksburg Police about a Sears delivery truck filled with appliances, electronics and lawn mowers and found abandoned near Monroe, Vicksburg Police Lt. Bobby Stewart said. Local authorities went to the local Sears at 2480 S. Frontage Road and discovered the business had been burglarized and that a truck had been stolen. Stewart said he did not have an exact list of the stolen items or an estimated value.

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No arrests had been made.

Three other burglaries were reported in the Vicksburg and Warren County during the weekend.

At 8 p.m. Saturday, the Warren County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a residential burglary in the 400 block of Tilton Ranch Road. Reported stolen was a cast iron sink, two Low Boy car jacks, a piece of channel iron, a set of all-terrain vehicle tires and rims and 40 motor grader blades. The total value was $1,000.Two hours later, Vicksburg Police received a report of a residential burglary occurring in the 900 block of China Street. Reported stolen were 50 PlayStation games, 30 Nintendo games, a Star Trek DVD set, a Star Trek: The New Genration DVD set and a PlayStation 2. The total value was $1,720.At 10:31 a.m. Sunday, an auto burglary in the 400 block of Cherry Street was reported. Stolen from the 2007 GMC Sierra was a Sony radio/CD player valued at $200.

Church’s Chicken reports attempted robberyAn attempted robbery at a local business was reported Friday night, Vicksburg police said.

At 10:20 p.m., an employee at Church’s Chicken, 1320 Clay St., reported that a man in his 40s came to a drive-through window and handed over a note demanding money, Vicksburg Police Lt. Bobby Stewart said.

The employee immediately shut the window and hit an emergency alarm button. The would-be robber fled to a vehicle and drove west down Clay Street, Stewart said.

Stewart said no arrest has been made in the crime.