Vicksburg teen charged in stolen firearm case

Published 4:31 pm Wednesday, November 6, 2019

A Vicksburg teenager is charged with two counts of possession of a stolen firearm after his arrest Tuesday by police.

Atreio Richards, 18, 507 Warren St., is being held in the Warren County Jail in lieu of $15,000 bond. His case will be heard by the next Warren County grand jury.

In another case, police seized 6 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $38,000. The marijuana was found when police and members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force looking for a fugitive executed a warrant on an apartment at 2508 Ken Karyl Ave.

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Adrian Dale Smith Jr. 23, who police said lives at the apartment, was later arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He was released on $50,000 bond.