Arrested in connection with armed robbery of Moss Point Waffle House

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On Thursday, August 15, 2019, in the early morning hours, Moss Point Police arrested four suspects in connection to an armed robbery of the Waffle House located at 7200 Tanner Lane, Moss Point, Mississippi.

At approximately 04:37 am, Moss Point Police were dispatched to a robbery, which had just occurred inside of Waffle House.

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Witnesses stated an armed suspect entered the restaurant and demanded money from two employees. The gunman fired twice inside the store during the robbery but did not strike the employees. The gunman left the restaurant and entered the passenger side of a small 4-door vehicle before fleeing the area. Responding officers were nearby when the incident occurred.

Sergeant Larry Gowins immediately located a vehicle near the intersection of Elder Ferry Road and Tanner Street. The vehicle closely matched the description of the car used to flee. Gowins conducted a traffic stop on Highway 613 with the vehicle occupied by four males. During a search of the vehicle, officers located a handgun and evidence linking them to the armed robbery.

Investigators assigned to the case found additional evidence, which, had been discarded on Elder Ferry Road. Near that location, a stolen vehicle was discovered abandoned in the middle of the road. Investigators were alerted the vehicle to have been reported stolen earlier in the City of Pascagoula and possibly used to commit the robbery before it was left abandoned. Investigators believe the suspects entered another vehicle and attempted to flee the area before Sergeant Gowins’ apprehension.



Arrested were:

18-year-old Antwone Malik Coleman Booker of Moss Point.

  • Charged with armed robbery
  • Possession of a stolen firearm
  • Shooting inside a dwelling
  • Receiving stolen property

18-year-old Joseph Oneal Walker of Escatawpa.

  • Charged with accessory after the fact to armed robbery

28-year-old Bradley Eugene Jacob of Escatawpa

  • Charged with accessory after the fact to armed robbery

16-year-old, Laseabron Canareious Haynes of Escatawpa (CHARGED AS AN ADULT)

  • Charged with armed robbery
  • Receiving stolen property

If you have any information about this crime, please contact Detective Mark Peters or the Moss Point Police Department at 228-475-1711. You may also contact Crime Stoppers at 800-787-5898 or visit the Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers website at mscoastcrimestoppers.com.