Trio nabbed in kidnap, robbery of man

By The Associated Press

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Vicksburg police have charged three people with armed robbery and kidnapping of a 76-year-old man from a Vicksburg casino parking lot.

Police Capt. Bobby Stewart tells the Vicksburg Post that the three — 24-year-old Lance Burton, 20-year-old Kodey Goulette and 21-year-old Misty Lee — were being held without bond Wednesday pending an initial court appearance.

Stewart says the Vicksburg man was robbed man at gunpoint at 2:36 p.m. Monday in the parking lot between Rainbow Casino and AmeriHost Inn. Stewart says the man was alone at the time of the robbery.

Police says the man was robbed of $190 and was forced to drive to an ATM and withdraw $250. The man was released at a convenience store and reported the incident to police.