City man stabbed, treated, released

Published 12:29 pm Friday, May 28, 2010

A Vicksburg man who was stabbed Thursday afternoon was treated and released from River Region Medical Center, hospital spokesman Allen Karel said.

Walter Mickey, 48, 603 Elton Drive, was stabbed once in the left side of his abdomen at about 3:30 at 280 Tully St. in Waltersville Estates, Vicksburg police Sgt. Jeff Merritt said.

No suspects have been identified, he said.

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“Due to conflicting reports, the matter is still under investigation,” said Merritt.

City man jailed for felony eluding

A Vicksburg man was in the Warren County Jail today charged with felony eluding.

At 8:39 Thursday night, Mark Barnes, 22, 402 Locust St., refused to show his driver’s license to Vicksburg patrolmen at a road block on North Washington Street near the Vicksburg National Military Park’s National Cemetery and drove away, police Sgt. Jeff Merritt said.

Officer Bobby Jones chased Barnes to the 400 block of Locust Street, where the suspect ran from his car, Merritt said.

After identifying and contacting the owner of the vehicle, police arrested Barnes at 11:39 p.m. at 320 Bayou Blvd., Merritt said.

Barnes was being held without bond pending an initial appearance in court.