County man jailed for stolen property

Published 12:00 am Sunday, October 25, 2009

A Vicksburg man was in the Warren County Jail Saturday, charged with possessing and receiving stolen property, jail records showed.

Bert Wilkerson II, 20, 773 Boy Scout Road, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies for a theft that occurred Friday night, sheriff Martin Pace said.

Bond had not yet been set.

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Motorcycle, camera missing in city thefts

Two thefts were reported in the city Friday, Vicksburg police Sgt. Beverly Prentiss said Saturday.

A 2004 silver Honda CBR motorcycle valued at $12,000 was reported stolen at 3:57 p.m. from a home in the 700 block of Belva Drive.

A pickup burglary was reported at 7:03 a.m. in the parking garage of Horizon Casino, 1405 Mulberry St. Stolen from a 2009 white Ford F-150 was a radar detector valued at $100, and a 35-mm camera valued at $300. Make and model of both were unknown.

Wreck on Openwood injures city woman

A wreck in the city Friday at 3:47 p.m. sent a Vicksburg woman to River Region Medical Center, said police Sgt. Beverly Prentiss.

Shemeka Sadberry, 25, 51 Openwood Lane, was driving a 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis on Openwood Street when Robert Miller, 82, 722 Fort Hill Drive, driving a 1999 Lincoln Town Car, turned right onto Openwood from Main Street, Prentiss said. The two cars collided.

Sadberry was taken by ambulance to the hospital, where she was treated “for minor bumps and bruises” and released, Prentiss said.

Miller was not treated for injuries.