Armed robbery reported on Military Avenue

Published 12:00 am Monday, March 8, 2010

Two men described only as black, about 6 feet tall and roughly 20 to 25 years old were being sought today after an armed robbery at the corner of Military Avenue and Ben Bolia Street reported Friday afternoon, said Lt. Bobby Stewart.

The victim reported being approached by the men, one of whom had a handgun, around 1:30 p.m. while walking along the street. The men demanded money, took $60 and fled on foot through a nearby neighborhood, the victim reported.

City man jailed on Texas warrant

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A Vicksburg man was in the Warren County Jail this morning without bond, awaiting extradition to Texas on a warrant for assaulting a public servant, said police Lt. Bobby Stewart.

Edward Matthew Dill, 23, 705 Longview St., was arrested Friday at 7:25 p.m. after being involved in a traffic accident in the 1400 block of North Frontage Road, said Stewart. Officers discovered the outstanding warrant from Brazoria County, which encompasses parts of the southern Houston metro area, while running a check of Dill’s license, he said.

Stolen truck found on Bazinsky Road

Police recovered a stolen 2003 Dodge Dakota Sunday morning that had been reported missing from the 100 block of Meadowbrook Drive on Thursday, said Lt. Bobby Stewart.

The pickup was found abandoned in the 200 block of Bazinsky Road at 7:06 a.m. and was returned to its owner. No damage was reported to the vehicle, said Stewart.

Purse, cash missing on Locust Street

A purse and cash were reported missing following a residential burglary Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of Locust Street, said Lt. Bobby Stewart

The robbery was reported at 12:35 p.m. The victim valued the purse at $25 and said it contained $750 in cash.