Arrested on one count of indecent exposure


On January 23, 2023, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 58-year-old James Ward Vann on one count of indecent exposure.

On January 20, 2023, the Gulfport Police Department was made aware of a suspect, later identified as Vann, exposing his genitalia to multiple people in the 2600 block of Pass Road.

After booking and processing, Vann was transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center to be held in lieu of his bond. At the time of his arrest, Vann was also on probation with the Mississippi Department of Corrections for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898.

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