Gulfport man arrested for armed robbery


The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of 20-year-old Lamarcus Swington of Gulfport.

Sheriff Troy Peterson said deputies responded to a Shell gas station and a Chevron gas station located on County Farm Road in Long Beach to a report of armed robberies at both locations.

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Witnesses stated that three unknown black males entered the businesses displaying handguns and took cash from both locations.

Investigators located evidence on scene that identified Swington as one of the suspects.

Swington was already arrested for two armed robberies that occurred in Biloxi. His bond is set at $300,000.