Information wanted in Bay St. Louis arson

On February 27, 2019, at approximately 3:32 a.m., the Bay St. Louis Police Department responded to a vehicle fire at B&J Pit Stop.

The Bay St. Louis Fire Department also responded and quickly extinguished the fire. Most of the fire damage occurred to a 1981 Toyota truck.

Hancock County Fire Investigator John Albert responded to the scene and assisted with the investigation. As a result of a preliminary fire investigation the cause of the fire was determined to be arson.

Video of the incident was captured by the businesses surveillance system. The video depicts an unknown individual at the business when the fire starts.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Bay St. Louis Police Department Detective Division at (228) 467-9222.

The Bay St. Louis Police Department is an active participant in the crime Stoppers Program. You can contact Crime Stoppers at, by telephone at 1-877-787-5898, or you can download the free app, P3 Tips.

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