Walmart employee jailed in theft

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 13, 2010

A Walmart employee was in the Warren County Jail today accused of embezzling $562 in cash and merchandise since March 28.

LaShonda Sims, 24, 1001 First East St., was arrested at 7:27 p.m. Monday at the store at 2150 Iowa Blvd. after an investigation of receipts and video footage, Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart said.

Sims was being held on a $5,000 bond.

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County woman held on bad-checks warrant

A woman was in jail this morning on a Warren County warrant for bad checks, records showed.

At 3:45 a.m., Rhonda G. Mangum, 53, 5193 U.S. 80, was being held at the Warren County Jail without bond.

Details of the arrest were not available.

Car, motorcycle among missing items

An air-conditioner, a weapon and a motorcycle were among items reported missing in a grand larceny and two burglaries reported in Vicksburg Monday, police Lt. Bobby Stewart said.

At 4:40 p.m., an outside air-conditioning unit valued at $2,000 was reported stolen from a home in the 1400 block of High Street.

About two hours later, a Smith & Wesson .38-caliber handgun valued at $200 was reported stolen from a home in the 1400 block of Baum Street.

At 8:34 p.m., a 2006 Yamaha R6 motorcycle valued at $6,000, a Club Cadet riding lawn mower valued at $2,500 and assorted pieces of furniture valued at $5,000 were reported stolen from a storage unit at Vicksburg Self-Storage, 3207 Plaza Drive.

In Warren County, a yellow four-door 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass, tag number WAZ854, was reported stolen from a carport in the 100 block of Pinehurst Street at 9:20 a.m. Monday.