Locally stolen vehicle is found in Jackson

Published 12:29 pm Friday, June 4, 2010

A 2004 Ford Expedition reported stolen in Vicksburg Wednesday was recovered in Jackson Thursday afternoon, Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart said.

The vehicle was found at a motel off Interstate 55 South. No damage was reported other than a window broken for access and nothing was missing, Stewart said.

The vehicle had been stolen from Candlewood Suites on South Frontage Road.

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Thomas Sherod Caston, 22, 4980 Oak Creek Drive, and Jonathan Burns, 18, 2867 Reveer St., were charged Wednesday with the theft and seven counts of auto burglary after police nabbed them for a string of thefts at local hotels.

Caston, who led police on a highway chase before losing control of his car near Clinton, was also charged with felony eluding.

Both men remained in the Warren County Jail this morning, Burns on a $175,000 bond and Caston on a $200,000 bond.