Vicksburg police seek man who sold cocaine to undercover officer

Published 7:33 pm Thursday, September 13, 2018

Vicksburg police have issued a warrant for a man who reportedly sold cocaine to an undercover officer, Lt. Johnnie Edwards said.

Leon Walker Bryant, 41, 811 Central Ave., is charged in the warrant with sale of cocaine. The charge is the result of a police investigation into complaints that Bryant was selling cocaine in the city. According to police reports, Bryant is accused of selling cocaine to undercover officers several times during the investigation.

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Anyone with information about Bryant’s whereabouts can call Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477) or 1-866-481-8477, or online at or

In other cases:

• A 32-inch LCD TV was reported taken about 12:33 a.m. Wednesday from Beyond the Veil, 2121 Clay St. The burglars entered the store by breaking through a wall the business shared with Community Choice Financial, 2121B Clay St. That business was entered by breaking a glass window.

• A counterfeit $100 bill was reported passed about 1:15 a.m. Wednesday at WaterView Casino, 3990 Washington St.

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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