The Clarksdale Police Department is investigating a burglary and another car hit by a bullet.
The community is urged to stay vigilant and report crimes immediately to increase the chance of an arrest.
Clarksdale Assistant Chief Vince Ramirez has asked anyone with information about these incidents to call the Clarksdale Police Department at 621-8156, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or simply dial 911. All calls remain anonymous and cash is paid to those providing information that leads to solving a crime.
Police were called to the 1500 block of Lyon Street at 6:59 a.m. Thursday on a report of a residential burglary.
Police spoke with Camilla Walker who said she came home June 10 and found where someone had taken an air conditioner out of her window to gain entry to her home. She called police immediately.
Walker said a television and loose change was stolen by the burglar.
The case was assigned to Investigator G. Johnson.
Anyone convicted of breaking and entering a home or inner door of a dwelling whether armed with a deadly weapon or not, and even if at the time the dwelling house is not occupied, with intent to commit a crime, shall be placed in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections for not less than three years nor more than 25 years.
The crime is enhanced if they person has a previous burglary conviction.
Clarksdale police received a shots-fired call in the 1200 block of South Edwards this week where a vehicle was hit by gunfire.
Officers responding to the scene did not find shell casings, but they did discover where a vehicle was hit by a bullet.
Police are asking residents to call them immediately when they hear shots fired in their neighborhood, give a location of where the shot came from and police will respond to the scene and check for evidence.