Dealership employees find man sleeping in vehicle; stolen items found in his truck

Published 6:43 pm Saturday, February 16, 2019

Employees at the George Carr Buick Cadillac GMC auto dealership, 2950 S. Frontage Road, arrived at work on Friday morning to find a man sleeping in a vehicle.


Vicksburg Police were called and when they arrived found Terry Glen Wooten Jr., 38, of 311 Blake Drive, Vicksburg, standing beside his vehicle, a 2018 silver Chevy Silverado.

Police discovered in the bed of Wooten’s truck items that Wooten allegedly admitted taking from other vehicles on the dealership’s lot.

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Wooten was taken into custody and has been charged with six counts of auto burglary. He will be arraigned on Monday at about 10:30 a.m. in Judge Angela Carpenter’s courtroom in Vicksburg Municipal Court.

Wooten is currently being held without bond in the Issaquena County Correctional Facility.