Arrested and charged with malicious mischief in Gulfport

Malicious Mischief

On September 22, 2022, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 58-year-old Salvadore Anthony Macaure and 21-year-old Blake Anthony Pereira and charged them both with Malicious Mischief.

On September 22, 2022, at approximately 5:15 a.m., Officers responded to the 14000 block of Dedeaux Road in reference to a suspicious person.

Officers made contact with Macaure and located a catalytic converter that had been cut off an Isuzu box truck, women’s jewelry, and saw blades, located in Macaure’s bag.

Officers later located the damaged vehicle and a match was made with the catalytic converter and the cut pipes.

Through the course of the investigation, Detectives were able to identify Pereira as a second suspect in the theft of the catalytic converters.

After being processed, Macaure was transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center to be held in lieu of his $25,000 bond.

After being processed, Pereira was transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center to be held in lieu of his $10,000 bond.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477.

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