PRENTISS, MS (WDAM) - Two more vehicles were seized Friday in Jeff Davis County in an ongoing investigation of a large auto theft ring. That brings to eight the total number of cars confiscated in the last two days by the Jeff Davis County Sheriff's Dept. and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.
Thursday, authorities learned that several autos stolen from the Jackson and Vicksburg areas recently had been re-sold to unsuspecting residents in Jeff Davis county.
One suspect is in custody and has been charged with possession of stolen property. Jeff Davis Sheriff's Dept. officials say other arrests are possible.