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Crime reports: Vicksburg man arrested in connection to October forgery

A traffic stop on Berryman Road Thursday led to the arrest of a Vicksburg man wanted on forgery charges.

Ricky Ballard, 37, of Vicksburg, was the passenger of the vehicle stopped. He had an outstanding warrant for uttering a forgery that stemmed from a forged check being cashed in October 2020.

During his initial court appearance Thursday, Ballard received a $30,000 bond from Judge Angela Carpenter.


In other reports:

• On Wednesday, at 5:53 p.m., officers responded to a residence on Columbia Avenue concerning a theft. The victim reported someone stole a company-owned iPhone 6 from her office.