Man accused of forcing nephews to break into homes

Published 9:34 pm Saturday, May 9, 2009

A Jackson man has been jailed on allegations of that he forced his two nephews to break into homes by threatening them with a paddle and dog chain.

Authorities say the two boys have been placed with the state Department of Human Services.

Hinds County sheriff’s deputies arrested 39-year-old Vincent Bracey on Friday after an investigation into several residential burglaries. He’s charged with felony house burglary and causing minors to commit a felony.

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A relative of Vincent Bracey says the allegations are not true.