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Vicksburg man found with cash, gun and drugs

An on-going investigation by the Vicksburg Police Department resulted in an arrest Thursday and the confiscation of drugs, a gun and cash.

Appiph Perkins, 37, of Vicksburg, was arrested by officers of the Vicksburg Police Department Narcotics/Net Team.

At the time of his arrest, Perkins was in possession of approximately one ounce of crack cocaine, a stolen 9mm handgun, and $3,365 in cash.

Perkins appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court Friday before Judge Angela Carpenter on charges of sale of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. 

His bond was set at $195,000 and he was bound over to the Warren County Grand Jury. Perkins was already out on bonds for aggravated assault and robbery.

Cocaine, cash, and firearm confiscated from Perkins.

In other reports:

• On Thursday, at 12:07 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 2500 block of Confederate Avenue in reference to a theft. The victim reported someone stole his 3-month-old Pit Bull valued at $350.

• On Thursday, at 8:48 p.m, officers responded to the 1300 block of Chambers Street in reference to an auto burglary. The victim reported someone entered a Honda Accord and stole a purse containing a Social Security card, a driver’s license and a debit card. The vehicle had been left unlocked.