GRAND JURY: Vicksburg Woman indicted for stabbing family member in mouth

Published 3:32 pm Thursday, October 26, 2023

A Vicksburg woman has been indicted by a Warren County grand jury on a charge of aggravated assault involving an argument with a family member.

Melissa Winters

The indictment handed down during the October term of the grand jury accuses Melissa Winters, 51, 262 Spout Spring Road, of stabbing a family member in the mouth with a knife during a Dec. 4, 2022, incident.

She was arrested on Dec. 8 and is out on bond.

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Other indictments include:

• Korey Earl Jamal Cage, 34, 809 Third North St., maliciously injuring a domesticated dog; he is accused of beating the dog with a stick and pouring hot liquid on the dog.

• Toya Tyvette Warren, 44, 450 Lake Hill Drive, credit card fraud; she is accused of using a credit card to purchase $478 in goods.

• David Dewayne Harris, 45, 1220 Harrison St., possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a weapon after a felony conviction.

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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