Edwards man stabbed at Urban Court

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 12, 2010

An Edwards man, stabbed multiple times during an attack Thursday night, was in fair condition today at River Region Medical Center, hospital spokesman Allen Karel said.

Keiwana Jones, 27, no street address given, told police three unknown men assaulted him in a home in the 1000 block of Urban Court, Vicksburg police Sgt. Sandra Williams said.

City woman charged with grand larceny

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A Vicksburg woman was out on bond this morning after being charged with grand larceny.

Latoya Sharee Williams, 23, 735 Locust St., was arrested at her home at 5:04 p.m. Wednesday and accused of taking a purse containing $750 from a home in the 400 block of Locust Saturday, Vicksburg police Sgt. Sandra Williams said this morning.

Williams was released from the Warren County Jail on a $5,000 bond hours after her arrest.

One vehicle found; another is stolen

One vehicle was reported stolen and one reported missing two days ago was found.

A 2009 Honda Accord, Mississippi tag WBF030, valued at $20,000, was reported missing this morning at 6:39 from the 13000 block of U.S. 61 South.

Inside the car were a purse valued at $25, about $200, a Waterways identification badge valued at $5, a Nokia cell phone, a car seat and a booster seat.

The recovered vehicle is a 2006 Chevrolet Colorado, which was found abandoned beside a road in Claiborne County at 11:20 a.m. Thursday. The truck had been reported missing from Heritage Place Wednesday, Vicksburg police Sgt. Sandra Williams said.

Edwards woman faces embezzlement charge

An Edwards woman was arrested Wednesday for embezzling money from a local day care.

Diane Tarvin, former director of Lovie’s Day Care at 3529 Wisconsin Ave., is accused of writing checks of more than $500, Vicksburg police Sgt. Sandra Williams said.

Hours after being arrested at work, Tarvin, 40, 422 Vicksburg St., was released from the Warren County Jail at 5:20 p.m. on a $7,500 bond.