Vicksburg man facing burglary, grand larceny charges for series of break-ins

Published 7:16 pm Monday, October 15, 2018

A Vicksburg man has been arrested on burglary and grand larceny charges involving a series of break-ins at Armstrong Flooring Inc., 1735 North Washington St.

Vicksburg police Lt. Johnnie Edwards said Shaun Christopher Johnson, 32, 4407 Halls Ferry Road was arrested about 12:18 a.m. Monday at his at his home, and was being held in the Warren County Jail in lieu of $20,000.00.

Email newsletter signup

Sign up for The Vicksburg Post's free newsletters

Check which newsletters you would like to receive
  • Vicksburg News: Sent daily at 5 am
  • Vicksburg Sports: Sent daily at 10 am
  • Vicksburg Living: Sent on 15th of each month

He is accused in the Oct. 1 theft of 2014 Honda 420 ATV and surveillance equipment; the Oct. 2 theft of 10 pieces of brass bushings valued at $1,100.00, two televisions, tools and a spool of copper wire; and the Oct. 8 theft of a Kubota RTV 1140; all from Armstrong.

Edwards said Johnson was arrested on misdemeanor warrants and other felony charges may be pending.

In another case, police have issued warrants charging D’Patrick Coleman, 17, 1234 East Ave. with two counts of attempted aggravated assault after he reportedly fired at a car occupied by two people in the 1200 block of Bowmar Avenue.

According to police reports, the driver of the car said Coleman was walking on Bowmar when he saw the car and shot at it, hitting it once in the front fender.

Anyone with information about Coleman can call Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477) or 1-866-481-8477.

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.

email author More by John