Vicksburg man jailed on child molestation

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 24, 2010

A Vicksburg man was in the Warren County Jail on an indictment for child molestation and enticing a child to meet for sexual purposes.

Glen Westbrook, 55, 3011 Washington St., was arrested at 3:30 this morning, Sheriff Martin Pace said. The indictment was from the January session of the Warren County grand jury. Details were not available.

Westbrook was being held without bond pending a post-indictment arraignment, Pace said.

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Two in Warren jail on separate charges

A Vicksburg woman was in the Warren County Jail today on a drug court sanction, records showed.

Jessica White, 19, 1239 Boy Scout Road, was being held without bond.

Separately, a Vicksburg man was in jail on an embezzlement charge, records showed.

Randy Lundy, 53, no address given, was extradited to Warren County from Milwaukee, Wis., Sheriff Martin Pace said. He was being held without bond.

Cash, game system reported missing

Two business burglaries were reported in Vicksburg Tuesday, police Sgt. Sandra Williams said.

At 4:40 p.m., $50 and a PlayStation 2 valued at $300 were reported missing from T and P Pool Hall at 3961 N. Washington St. That morning, at 7:36, cash, amount unavailable, was reported stolen from The Courtyard Hotel at 1 Underwood Drive.

Students, driver out of hospitals

A driver and six students from Kids Are Kids Learning Center who were injured in a wreck on North Washington Street Friday are out of hospitals.

Alexus Mitchell, 8, was released from University of Mississippi Medical Center, a hospital spokesman said Tuesday.

Released from River Region Medical Center, spokesman Allen Karel said Tuesday, were driver Gail Caples, 40, 132 Pebble Beach Drive; and students Jasmine Thornburg, 11; Tyronda Mitchell and Lydell Hardy, both 8; Ronersha Anderson, 10; and Damonica South, 6.

Three other students, Shecoby Robinson and Rashad Flaggs, both 7; and Jakayla Roby, 8; were released from River Region Friday, a hospital spokesman said that evening.

The learning center’s van was hit from behind by an 18-wheeler driven by Patrick Edwards, 40, of Greenville.

Fire victim released from Ga. burn center

Stephon Evans, 8, who was burned in a house fire two weeks ago has been released from the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta, Ga., hospital spokesman Anne Cordeiro said.

His 4-year-old brother, Robert Evans, remained at the burn center in critical condition. Their grandmother, Barbara Evans, 57, was at Crossgates River Oaks Hospital in Brandon in good condition, hospital spokesman Missy Odom said.

The three were injured in a March 7 fire at their 2314 Oak St. home. The fire also damaged two other homes.