18-year-old arrested for aggravated assault in Harrison County

Trent Otts

On December 17th at approximately 7:11 PM, Biloxi Police Officers responded to the 12000 Block of John Lee Road in reference to an alleged assault.

A 38-year-old male victim was located with multiple stab wounds.  He was transported via ambulance to an area hospital.  Through the investigation, 18-year-old Vancleave Resident, Trent Myles Otts, was developed as a suspect.  Otts reportedly fled the scene immediately following the alleged assault.

On December 19th 2022, Otts was arrested by the U.S. Marshall’s Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force in the 15000 Block of Livermore Rd. in Vancleave, MS on a warrant for Aggravated Assault issued in connection to this incident.

Otts was transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center and held in lieu of a $250,000 bond set by Harrison County Justice Court Judge Nick Patano.  A conviction for Aggravated Assault is punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

The victim is still admitted to the hospital and is expected to recover from his injuries.

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