Vicksburg Police Reports: Three in custody for Wednesday auto burglary

Published 1:53 pm Friday, May 13, 2022

Three individuals were taken into custody by the Vicksburg Police Department between Wednesday and Thursday, in relation to a reported auto burglary on Fleetwood Drive Wednesday morning.

All persons taken into custody are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, a release from VPD said. The Vicksburg Police Department declined to identify the suspects. 

Additionally, investigators are in the process of determining whether there is a connection between the auto burglary on Fleetwood Drive and other reported auto burglaries in that area.  

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“In several instances, unlocked vehicles have facilitated opportunities for recent auto burglaries around the City of Vicksburg,” a release from VPD read. “The Vicksburg Police Department is encouraging everyone to ensure their vehicles are secured.”

Auto theft reported at Walmart

In other reports, at 2:32 p.m. on Thursday, Vicksburg Police responded to Walmart, located at 2150 Iowa Blvd., for a reported auto theft.

The incident is believed to have occurred between 2 and 3 p.m., and is pending further investigation.