Beams to raise house above flood stolen|[04/11/08]

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 11, 2008

CRIME * From Staff Reports

Steel beams intended to raise a home in a flooded area on Chickasaw Road were reported stolen Thursday.

The burglary in the 300 block of the flooded road was reported to the Warren County Sheriff’s Department at 1:18 p.m. According to reports, the 10-foot steel beams were placed 4 feet in the ground at the time they were stolen. The value was listed at $3,000.

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City woman charged with false pretense

A Vicksburg woman faces false pretense charges after she was arrested Thursday morning.

At 10:05, Tameka Calvin, 23, 1208 China St., was arrested at the Warren County Sheriff’s Department. About 1 1/2 hours later, she posted a $1,500 bond and was released from the Warren County Jail.

Stolen truck found, destroyed by fire

A truck stolen found Thursday morning near Redwood had been destroyed by fire, Vicksburg police said.

At 7:38 a.m. Thursday, a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox was reported stolen from Rainbow Farms at 280 Mattingly St., Vicksburg Police Lt. Bobby Stewart said.

The report was filed about an hour after it had been found by the Mississippi Highway Patrol, destroyed by fire on the side of Mississippi 3 near International Paper.

Stewart said no arrests had been made.

Jewelry hot for thieves in Vicksburg Thursday

Three burglaries were reported in the city Thursday.

A silver and gold diamond ring, a gold cluster ring, a pair of gold hoop earrings and assorted DVDs were reported stolen from a home in the 100 block of Kings Drive. The value was listed at $340. Vicksburg police received the report at 4:30 p.m.

At 6:30 p.m., a 42-inch Magnavox TV valued at $1,050 was reported stolen from a home in the 3100 block of Oak Street.

At the same time, a residential burglary in the 3000 block of Drummond Street was reported. Missing was a digital camera, a Fossil watch and an Eddie Bauer watch. The total value was $570.