Crime reports: Suspect tied to multiple thefts arrested

Published 2:41 pm Friday, November 6, 2020

A suspect wanted in connection to two thefts Wednesday was arrested early Friday.

According to the Vicksburg Police Department, David Lee Sanders, 38, of Vicksburg, was arrested Friday at 4:58 a.m. near the intersection of Indiana Avenue and South Frontage Road.

Sanders was wanted in connection to the theft of a generator from a pick-up truck at the Econo Lodge, 3959 East Clay St., and the theft of a vehicle engine from Hillcrest Conoco, 3886 Highway 61 South.

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Both thefts were reported Wednesday.

During his initial court appearance Friday, Sanders was charged with two counts of grand larceny and appeared before Judge Penny Lawson. Sanders received a $5,000 bond for each charge and his case was bound over to the grand jury.


In other reports:

• On Thursday, at 6:41 a.m., officers responded to a home in the 2200 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard in reference to an auto burglary. The victim reported a .380 handgun, valued at $400, and a Michael Kors bookbag, valued at $200, was taken from her 2017 Mercedes Benz.

• On Thursday, at 9:01 a.m., officers responded to 1801 Poplar Street in reference to the theft of some vehicles. The victim reported a 2009 Kia, two Chevrolet Impalas and a Nissan Altima were taken from the lot. He advised none of the vehicles were in working order.

• On Thursday, at 12:23 p.m., officers responded to Cappaert Manufactured Housing, 6200 Highway 61 South,in reference to an auto burglary. The victim stated his .45 caliber semi-automatic pistol was taken from his 2005 GMC Denali on Nov. 2.