City, county make meth lab bust

Published 9:32 am Friday, October 2, 2015

A Warren County man was held Thursday in two methamphetamine cases.

Jeffery Clark, 51, 159 Dudley Road, was arrested at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Mississippi Department of Corrections office on Clay Street on a warrant for sale of methamphetamine, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

The warrant stemmed from an undercover narcotics operation in August, Williams said.

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After Clark’s arrest, city and county law enforcement served a search warrant his home on Dudley Road where they found “all the components of a meth lab,” Sheriff Martin Pace said.

“It was not in operation,” Pace said of the meth lab.

Clark was charged in the county with possession of precursor chemicals.

Clark appeared Thursday afternoon in Vicksburg Municipal Court where bail was set at $25,000 in the sale case. He was held without bail in the Warren County Jail awaiting an initial court appearance in the possession case.


Two held in burglaries

A Vicksburg couple accused of three burglaries in Warren County was jailed Thursday.

Jarvis Bowman, 31, and Rebecca Rumbley, 31, both of 1220 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., were arrested at noon Wednesday by investigators Stacy Rollison and Chris Satcher and each charged with possession of a stolen firearm and three counts of burglary, Sheriff Martin Pace said.

“We have recovered items from all three of these burglaries including three firearms, a computer and televisions,” Pace said.

They are accused of breaking into a home in the 2500 block of Mount Alban Road on Sept. 4. Pace said the burglary spree continued Sept. 18 at a home in the 11000 block of Fisher Ferry Road and Sept. 22 in the 8000 block of Mississippi 3.  The investigation is continuing and additional charges could be filed, Pace said.

Bowman and Rumbley appeared Thursday in Warren County Justice Court where Judge Eddie Woods set bail at a total of $7,500 for each, Pace said.

Both were held Thursday afternoon in the Warren County Jail.


Video game consoles missing in burlgary

Electronics including five video gaming devices, clothing and a bicycle were missing following a burglary reported Wednesday morning on Polk Street.

At 10 am, a PlayStation4 video game console, a Nintendo Wii game console, a PlayStation2 game console, two Nintendo DS hand-held gaming devices, a 10-speed bicycle, an undetermined amount of cash, a checkbook two pairs of Air Force 1 Nike shoes, two pairs of pants and two Polo shirts were reported missing from a home in the 800 block of Polk Street, Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said.

Police had detained a person for questioning in the burglary Thursday, Williams said.