Crime reports: Two arrested in connection to recent armed robbery
A man and woman were arrested Wednesday in connection to an armed robbery earlier in the week.
Tuesday, a resident of Cossar Court reported he had been robbed by a masked black male, who threatened him with a knife before stealing his wallet and a credit card.
Wednesday, Peter Haggard, 50, and Tiffany Smith, 42, were arrested and appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court Judge Penny Lawson.
Haggard was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit robbery and one count of armed robbery, with a $15,000 bond for each charge. Smith was also charged with one count of conspiracy to commit robbery and one count of armed robbery, with the same $30,000 bond amount.
In other reports:
• On Tuesday, at 7:45 a.m., officers responded to an address on Oakland Street for a suspicious vehicle parked in the driveway. The vehicle was a white Nissan Pathfinder that had been reported stolen from West Pine Street on Monday. The owner of the vehicle was notified and the vehicle was returned.
• On Tuesday, at 12:59 p.m., officers took a report in reference to a theft that occurred at Walmart. The victim said that on Monday someone took a wallet containing a Mississippi driver’s license, an identification card, a check for $340, and $1,200 in cash from her shopping cart while she loading items into her vehicle.
• On Monday, at 2:23 p.m., officers took a report at the police station about malicious mischief that occurred on Halls Ferry Road. The victim reported that on Monday a female rammed her white Dodge Challenger into his black Dodge Challenger, then got out of her vehicle and busted the passenger side front windshield with a large object.
• On Wednesday, at 6:16 a.m., officers found a shattered glass door at Wholesale Furniture, 2004 Clay St. The victim reported a bag of antique jewelry valued at $2,000 was taken.
• On Wednesday, at 9:21 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 5200 block of Common Circle concerning the theft of a firearm. The victim reported someone had stolen a rifle valued at $1,200.
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