Crime

Arrested and charged with hindering prosecution in Gulfport

On November 15, 2022, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 44-year-old Renee Patricie Barthelemy of Gulfport and charged her with one count of Hindering Prosecution. On November 15, 2022, at approximately 6:41 a.m., the Gulfport Police Department responded to the 1200…

Biloxi man charged with statutory rape

A Biloxi man is charged with statutory rape of a child under 16. Biloxi Police said 19-year-old Tajsman Antjuan Lanier was charged with one count. He was taken to the Harrison County jail and is being held on a $100,000…

Ocean Springs man charged in Biloxi stabbing case

An Ocean Springs man is behind bars, accused of stabbing a man earlier today. Biloxi Police charged 32-year-old William Oliver with aggravated assault. He was taken to the Harrison County jail. Bond is set at $200,000. Police responded to a…

Gulfport man charged with downloading child pornography

A Gulfport man has been charged with possession of child pornography, the Harrison County Sheriff said today. 40-year-old Gabriel Lizana was taken to Harrison County jail. Bond is set at $100,000. Sheriff Troy Peterson said his office got a tip…

Biloxi Police help capture Georgia double homicide suspect

Biloxi Police helped an agency from Georgia capture a suspect in a double homicide who had fled to Mississippi. Chamblee Police in Georgia contacted Biloxi Police about a possible location of the suspect, 55-year-old Pedro Armentero Mesa. Officers were told…

Gulfport Police investigating Sunday night shooting

Gulfport Police are investigating a shooting on Sunday night. Police said a call came in about 10:24 p.m. about a shooting. When officers arrived, then found two people suffering from gunshot wounds. Anyone with information is asked to call Gulfport…

Woman accused of shooting man during domestic dispute

A Harrison County woman is in jail, accused of shooting a man in a domestic dispute. Sheriff Troy Peterson said 39-year-old Edna Charlene Rivers was charged with aggravated assault-domestic violence. She was taken to the Harrison County jail and bond…

Saucier man charged with arson, assault on deputies

A Saucier man is charged with arson and for attacking officers who responded to a fire. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson said 62-year-old Mark Theodore Gaston of Bethel Road is charged with arson and two counts of aggravated assault on…

Suspect in Jackson County carjacking identified, charged

A suspect involved in a carjacking that led to a pursuit through Jackson County has been identified and charged. Jackson County Sheriff's Office said 32-year-old Nathan Thomas Cook of Hancock County was arrested and taken to the Jackson County jail.…

Worker admits dumping raw waste into Jackson water system

JACKSON, Miss (AP) — An employee of a Mississippi wastewater hauling company pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday for his part in illegally discharging industrial waste into the capital city’s sewer system. William Roberts, an employee of Partridge-Sibley Industrial Services,…