City man jailed in May shooting into car

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 4, 2009

A Vicksburg man was in the Warren County Jail this morning in a shooting last month on Mission 66.

Jonathan Jackson, 20, 207 Starlight Drive, surrendered to Vicksburg Police Department at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday and was charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle and four counts of aggravated assault, said Lt. Bobby Stewart of the VPD.

Jackson is accused of shooting into a 1999 Toyota Camry at 2:13 a.m. May 22 while at the Exxon Jubilee station, 1215 Mission 66, said Stewart.

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He is accused of four counts of aggravated assault for the four people who were in the car, said Stewart.

The shooting stemmed from an argument between Jackson and the driver, who was the intended victim, said Stewart. Police had been looking for Jackson for more than two weeks.

Jackson was held on a $100,000 bond.

City man stabbed; cousin jailed, charged

A Vicksburg man was treated and released Wednesday night after being stabbed four times by a man identified as his cousin.

Michael Pinkney, 24, 3403 Third St., was treated at River Region Medical Center for the injuries reported at 10:41 p.m. at his cousin’s home, said Lt. Bobby Stewart of the Vicksburg Police Department.  River Region did not return a call.

Levon Pinkney Jr., 19, 807 Speed St., was arrested 25 minutes later at Speed and Drummond streets, said Stewart. Pickney was charged with aggravated assault and is in Issaquena County Jail without bond, said Stewart.

City man arrested in auto burglary

A Vicksburg man was arrested Wednesday morning and accused of an auto burglary reported Sunday.

Justin Stokes, 22, 1790 Fisher Ferry Road Apt. A6, was arrested at 9:50 a.m. at his home and charged with auto burglary, said Lt. Bobby Stewart.

Stokes is accused of breaking into a 1997 GMC Yukon at Horizon Casino, 1310 Mulberry St., where a Nikon digital camera valued at $239 and an MP3 player valued at $100 were reported missing at 10 p.m., said Stewart.

No stolen items were recovered, said Stewart.

Stokes was released from the Warren County Jail on a $5,000 bond.

Separately, an auto burglary was reported in the city and a residential burglary was reported in the county Wednesday.

Two Ameristar Casino T-shirts valued at $50 and $1.50 in coins were reported missing at 7:12 p.m. from a 2000 Chevrolet Prism in the 700 block of Maurice Avenue.

A Dell laptop valued at $500, a Sony PlayStation 3 game system valued at $500 and a Polaroid camera valued at $200 were reported missing at 10:39 p.m. from a home in the 300 Greenbriar Drive.

Wreck victim’s condition upgraded

The condition of a Vicksburg woman injured in a wreck on Halls Ferry Road early Wednesday has been upgraded to fair at University Medical Center, hospital spokesman Lynn Griffin said this morning.

Wendy Womble, 25, 145 Bradford Drive Lot 32, was flown to UMC for injuries she received when her vehicle hit a concrete curb, then rolled down a hill and ejected her, said Sgt. Sandra Williams of the Vicksburg Police Department.

Late Wednesday morning, she was reported to be in critical condition.

City woman injured in wreck on 27

A Vicksburg woman was taken to River Region Medical Center Wednesday afternoon after her car flipped on Mississippi 27 near Bovina Cuf-Off.

Carolyn Bailey, 56, 309 Linda St., was traveling north on Mississippi 27 when her car left the road, she over-corrected and lost control, said Mississippi Highway Patrol Officer Kervin Stewart.

She was alone in the one-car wreck, Stewart said.

No cause had been determined and no citations were issued, Stewart said.

River Region did not return a call for a condition report.