Louisiana resident awaiting extradition on weapons offense

Published 3:57 pm Wednesday, April 24, 2024

A Louisiana resident wanted in Utah is now awaiting extradition after being arrested in Vicksburg.

According to information from Vicksburg Police Department (VPD), 46-year-old Jerry Pettis, of Prairieville, La., was taken into custody Tuesday after officers responded to a possible auto burglary in the 2100 block of Iowa Boulevard.

Pettis was found to have warrants from the state of Utah for possession of a firearm by a restricted person,” VPD said in a statement.Pettis waived extradition in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, and is awaiting transport back to Utah.”

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