Teenager accused of driving over brother

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 30, 2009

A Vicksburg man was treated and released from River Region Medical Center Wednesday after being run over by a vehicle police said was driven by his younger sister.

Justin Williams, 22, 2232 Grove St., Apt. B, was treated and released from the hospital, said Allen Karel, hospital spokesman.

Williams’ younger sister, a 16-year-old, fled the scene in a 1999 Dodge Intrepid belonging to their mother, said Lt. Bobby Stewart.

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She had not been found this morning and the case will be handled by Warren County Youth Court, said Stewart.

No other information was available.

3rd suspect surrenders in Bovina meth bust

A third suspect surrendered and was charged Wednesday in the case of the crystal meth bust on Freeman Lane Tuesday.

Brandon Dax Freeman, 41, 171 Freeman Lane in Bovina, is accused of cooking methamphetamine at his home, said Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace.

Delton Burns, 36, 5737 Gibson Road, and Nicole Warnock, 27, 1035 Fire Tower Drive, were arrested Tuesday at Freeman’s home after deputies responded to a report of a stolen utility vehicle at the residence, said Pace.

Freeman was not at home when the other two were arrested, said Pace.

At the home, deputies found a working meth lab in the bed of Freeman’s 2002 F-150 Ford truck, said Pace.

Deputies recovered precursor chemicals from the truck, the home and a storage unit on the property, along with a small amount of finished product, said Pace.

The stolen utility vehicle was also recovered.

Freeman was charged with possession of precursor chemicals and manufacturing methamphetamine, said Pace.

He was in the Warren County Jail without bond.

City man jailed for burglary, rape

A Vicksburg man was in the Issaquena County Jail this morning for a residential burglary and rape.

James Earl Perkins, 41, 106 Sherman Ave., was arrested at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the 2900 block of Hope Street after the Vicksburg Police Department received a report of a suspicious person in the area, said Lt. Bobby Stewart.

After a national database systems check on Perkins, he was found to have an arrest warrant for a residential burglary in the 100 block of Webb Street that occurred Dec. 11, said Stewart.

He was also being held for the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant for  aggravated rape.

No details of the rape or buglary were available.

Grove Street man jailed for violence

A Vicksburg man was in the Issaquena County Jail this morning on a charge of third-offense domestic violence.

Russell Williams, 43, 1326 Grove St., was arrested at 1:53 this morning at home after Vicksburg police responded to a disturbance and charged him with his third offense of domestic violence, said Lt. Bobby Stewart.

He is accused of assaulting his girlfriend, who did not seek medical attention, said Stewart.

He was held without bond.

County man nabbed for writing bad checks

A Vicksburg man was in the Warren County Jail Wednesday for writing bad checks.

Charles V. Cortesi, 44, 4909 Oak Ridge Road, was arrested at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday on a county court warrant and charged with felony bad check and three counts of false pretense, jail records said.

He was released on a $2,500 bond.

No other information was available this morning.

City man jailed for fondling child

A Vicksburg man was in the Warren County Jail this morning for fondling a child.

Timothy Strong, 19, 204 Winters Lane, was arrested at 8:31 a.m. Wednesday on a county court warrant and was charged with touching and handling of a child, jail records said.

He was held on a $25,000 bond.

Tools, purse missing in auto burglaries

Two auto burglaries were reported in the city Wednesday.

* A Stihl blower valued at $188 and a Husqvarna chain saw valued at $550 were reported missing at 7:30 a.m. from a 1996 Chevrolet truck in the 4200 block of Clay Street.

* A Dooney and Bourke bag valued at $150, an LG cell phone valued at $200 and $11 were reported missing at 11:36 p.m. from a 1989 Toyota Camry in the 2300 block of Drummond Street.