Bail at $50K for man accused of shooting brother

Published 11:34 am Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Bail was set at $50,000 Monday for a Vicksburg man accused of shooting his brother in the left hand.

Municipal Judge Toni Terrett set bail for David Brown, 44, 1814 Court St., but told him he would stay in jail until more than $1,200 in old fines dating back to

“You’re going to be held until all your misdemeanor fines are handled,” Terrett said.

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Brown is accused of shooting his brother, Jesse Moore, at 11:15 a.m. Sunday at the home they share at 1804 Court St., Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

A bullet struck Moore in the hand as he was struggling with Brown, Williams said.

“There was evidence to show at least two more shots were fired,” Williams said.

Brown said little during his initial court appearance. He seemed dazed and answered all of Terrett’s questions with a loud “Huh?”

After the hearing, Brown was taken to the Warren County Jail.


Woman held in officer assault

A Vicksburg woman accused of hitting a hitting a Vicksburg police officer in the face with a beer bottle was jailed Monday.

Tashika Sanders, 26, 1701 Lane St., was arrested and charged with assault of a law enforcement officer shortly after 2 a.m. Monday, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

Sanders is accused of hitting investigator Diawardrick Grover during a disruption at LDs, according to the arrest affidavit read Monday by Municipal Judge Toni Terrett.

The investigator was responding to LD’s, 1111 Mulberry St., as part of crowd control as the club was closing, Williams said. Grover noticed someone come out of the club bleeding from the face, she said.

“Once he got inside, there was a large crowed of people with a lot of confusion going on,” Williams said.

Grover attempted to remove an aggressive man from the crowed when Sanders approached and hit him in the face with a beer bottle, Williams said.

Grover was taken to Merit Health River Region Medical Center where he was treated and released.

Terrett set bail for Sanders at $25,000, and Sanders was taken to the Warren County Jail.


Two held in separate drug busts

Two men were jailed Monday after being arrested over the weekend for cocaine possession.

At 10 p.m. Friday, Sam Stampley, 30, 211 Ridgeway Drive, was arrested at Bodley and Second North Street, and at 10 p.m. Sunday, Appiph Perkins, 33, 754 Johnson St., was arrested following a traffic stop in the 1300 block of Bowmar Avenue, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

Stampley and Perkins both appeared Monday in Vicksburg Municipal Court where Judge Toni Terrett set bail for both men at $5,000.


Burglar smashes home window for purses  

Two purses and a briefcase were missing after a burglar used a brick to smash a window of a home on Forrest Street early Monday.

At 12:30 a.m., a burglar threw a brick through a the window of a home in the 1200 block of Forrest Street after spotting the purses and briefcase near a window, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

The owner of the home was inside, but the burglar apparently only reached in through the broken window and did not come in the home, Williams said.

Anyone with information about the burglary is encouraged to call Vicksburg police at 601-636-2511 or Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477.

Callers to Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and do not have to testify in court. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of a felony suspect.


Wire, phone missing in burglaries

Rolls of wire and a cellphone were among items missing in two weekend burglaries in Vicksburg and Warren County.

At 12:08 a.m. Saturday, a cellphone and black bag were taken from a vehicle in the 1000 block of Mississippi 27, according to Warren County Sheriff’s records.

At 8 a.m. Sunday, 300 feet of wire with a combined value of $347 and a pair of bolt cutters were reported stolen from Cappaert Manufactured Housing, 6200 U.S. 61 South, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra William said.


Police find stolen car

An officer on patrol recovered a stolen car Sunday.

While on patrol, officer Russell Sumrall recognized a stolen 1995 Mercury Grand Marquis parked in the 2000 block of Clay Street, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

The car had been reported stolen Aug. 14 and was being returned to its owner. No arrests were made as of Monday.