Former Mississippi mayor takes paddle to suspected car burglar’s backside

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JACKSON, Miss. — A suspected burglar got a paddling for his bad behavior after the former mayor of Jackson, Mississippi says he caught the guy in the act — and took matters into his own hands.

Cell phone video shows Tony Yarber spanking the grown man after catching him in his garage trying to break into his car.

“When you break in people stuff, it’s because somebody didn’t whoop your tail,” you can hear Yarber saying in the video, to the sound of paddle cracks on an alleged crook’s backside.

Juwaun Bibbs, 22, is charged with auto burglary and possession of marijuana.

Yarber held him down and paddled him until police arrived.

A handgun was also found at the crime scene.