Two juveniles connected to Sunday auto burglaries in custody

Published 4:02 pm Monday, January 13, 2020

Two juveniles are in custody after being connected to a string of auto burglaries in downtown Vicksburg Sunday.

Officials with the Vicksburg Police Department said the juveniles were taken into custody Monday and a firearm was recovered.

The incidents connected to the teenagers so far include three that took place within an hour Sunday afternoon.

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At 2:46 p.m. officers responded to the parking lot next to Cottonwood Public House in reference to a theft. The complainant reported someone broke into her 2012 Toyota Camry and stole $50.

At the exact same time, officers responded to The Daiquiri Hub, 1446 Washington St. in reference to an auto burglary. The complainant reported someone broke into her 2017 Chevrolet Malibu.

An hour later, officers responded to Margaritaville, 1310 Mulberry Street in reference to a theft. The complainant reported a group of juveniles came inside Margaritaville and stole cereal, candy, potato chips, Carmex and juice. They then broke into her 2018 Toyota Corolla and stole a .380 caliber handgun.

Capt. Mike Bryant, spokesperson for the department, said the investigation is on-going, and further updates will be made when available.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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