Crime reports: Vicksburg man faces drug charge following arrest

Published 12:00 pm Tuesday, January 7, 2020

A Vicksburg man was arrested Friday and charged with possession of cocaine and intent to distribute.

According to a release from the Vicksburg Police Department, the department’s NET Team arrested 33-year-old Philip Carson Friday at 11:13 p.m.

Approximately fifteen grams of crack cocaine and $1,167 were seized at the scene of the arrest.

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During his initial court appearance Monday, Judge Angela Carpenter placed a $75,000 bond on Carson and bound the case over to the Warren County grand jury.

In other reports:

•  Nathaniel Tyler Jr., 42, of Vicksburg, was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with driving under the influence, third offense. Tyler appeared before Judge Carpenter Monday, where he was bound over to the Warren County Grand Jury on a $30,000 bond.

• On Friday, officers responded to the area of Vick and Grammar Streets in reference to an auto burglary. The complainant reported someone broke into their Freightliner and stole $70 in change and a 19-inch television.

• On Friday, officers responded to an address in the 1800 block of Skipland Drive in reference to a residential burglary. The complainant reported someone broke into their home and stole two televisions, speakers and a handgun.

• On Friday, officers responded to an address on Eastover Drive in reference to a burglary. The complainant reported a checkbook, two iPhones and an iPhone charger were taken.

• On Friday, officers responded to the Old School Club at 2820 North Washington Street in reference to an assault. The victim suffered a laceration on the left side of his jaw. Upon investigation, it was determined that no aggravated assault occurred.

• On Sunday, officers responded to 4150 Washington Street (Circle K) in reference to a stolen vehicle. The complainant reported someone stole his 2008 Dodge Charger from the pump. Officials confirmed the victim had left the keys in the vehicle and the vehicle was left running.