A Biloxi man has been arrested and charged with touching a child for lustful purposes. According to Biloxi police, on December 13, they received reports involving a known suspect for allegedly touching a child for lustful purposes. The alleged incidents were reported to have occurred in the 100 block of Thomas Street in Biloxi.
During the course of the investigation, the suspect who allegedly committed the crime was identified as 67-year-old Frederick Cliff Kirkland, Jr., of Biloxi.
Biloxi police say after a thorough investigation two arrest warrants for the charge of touching of a child for lustful purposes were obtained for Kirkland, and he was located Tuesday and placed into custody.
Kirkland’s bond was set for a total of $200,000 on both counts by Justice Court Judge Bruce Strong. Police say the investigation is onging, and ask anyone who has information regarding this incident or any other, should contact the Biloxi Police Department.