Pattison woman charged with forgery

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 26, 2009

A Pattison woman was arrested at the Vicksburg police headquarters Tuesday morning for two counts of conspiracy to commit forgery.

Mary Patterson-Alexander, 26, 1099 Copiah St., an employee of Walmart Money Center in Vicksburg, is accused of cashing fraudulent checks at the business at 2150 Iowa Blvd., Lt. Bobby Stewart said.

“She learned through sources that we were inquiring about her work schedule,” said Stewart.

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Stewart said her body language on surveillance video revealed she was acquainted with fraudulent check-cashers or “runners.”

Patterson-Alexander was released from the Warren County Jail on $10,000 bond.

Tools, appliances hot in city thefts

Power tools and appliances were among items reported missing in Vicksburg Tuesday, police Lt. Bobby Stewart said.

A Wagner power paint sprayer valued at $200, a Whirlpool washer and dryer valued at $650 each, a Craftsman 26-gallon air compressor valued at $300 and a Bostoch framing gun, finishing gun and brad nailer gun valued at $150 each were reported stolen from a home in the 1600 block of South Street at 2:30 p.m.

Two men jailed for drug court

Two Vicksburg men were in the Warren County Jail today on drug court violation.

Willie Gladwell, 38, 3365 U.S. 61 South was held without bond.

Matthew Dill, 27, 114 Hawkins St., was held without bond pending an initial hearing.

Horse gear among items missing in county

Saddles, video game consoles and guns were among items reported stolen in Warren County.

Three horse bridles and assorted tack items valued at $300 and four saddles valued at $1,600 were reported missing from a horse barn in the 11100 block of Fisher Ferry Road at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday.

A High Point .40-caliber handgun valued at $200 was reported at 8:20 p.m. Sunday stolen from a 2003 Chevrolet Impala in the 100 block of Neal Lane.

A Wii video game console valued at $300, an HP Pavilion laptop computer valued at $600, a CD stereo valued at $100, CDs and movies valued at $50, a Nintendo DS video game console and game valued at $300, an iPod valued at $100, a gold ring with diamonds and pearls valued at $89 and a Fossil watch valued at $75 were reported stolen from a home in the 6500 block of Paxton Road at 2:47 a.m. Saturday.

A 32-inch Zenith TV valued at $200, a Magnum Winchester bolt action rifle valued at $600 and a 12-gauge Winchester pump shotgun valued at $450 were reported stolen from a home in the 1900 block of Redbone Road at 6:55 a.m. Saturday.

A small CD case with about 15 CDs valued at $150, a brown camouflage wallet with an Ole Miss emblem, $500 and two sun visor CD cases with about 30 CDs valued at $300 were reported stolen from a 1997 Ford F-150 in the 2400 block of Warriors Trail at 9:36 a.m. Sunday.