The Clarksdale Police Department is seeking information on a burglary from the neighborhood in which it was committed and details about shots fired.
Police were called to the 100 block of West Second Street Friday after a home was broken into. Police reports did not give the means of entry to the house or what was believed to be stolen.
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.
The Clarksdale Police Department responded to the following calls of shots fired over the weekend and Monday.
• Commissary Circle
• 400 block of Anderson Boulevard
• 600 block of Barnes Ave.
• 200 block of Cherry Street
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.
Firing shots inside the city limits of Clarksdale is a misdemeanor but can be enhanced to a felony if the person shooting has a previous conviction for certain crime or the shots were premeditated with intent to cause hate, harm or fear.