Whiskey taken in city, beer in county

Published 12:02 pm Friday, June 11, 2010

Beer and whiskey proved exceptionally attractive to burglars in the city and county Thursday.

In Vicksburg at 7:35 a.m., 61 bottles of liquor valued at about $25 each were reported stolen from Topsie’s Liquor Store, 3512 N. Washington St., police Lt. Bobby Stewart said.

It was the second burglary at the business this week. About $200 was reported stolen Monday morning.

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A pair of Timberland shoes valued at $125 and three Polo shirts valued at $40 each were reported stolen from a home in the 800 block of West Pine

Street at 12:22 Thursday afternoon.

About an hour later, a Pioneer CD/DVD player valued at $400 was reported stolen from a 1990 Ford Mustang in the 1000 block of Bagot Street.

About $1,000, a Fossil watch valued at $125 and a gold class ring valued at $500 were reported stolen from a home in the 700 block of Cain Ridge Road at 5:04 p.m.

In Warren County, four cases of beer and two cases of sodas were reported stolen from the Knights of Columbus, 310 Fisher Ferry Road, at 7:14 a.m., records showed.