Suspect wanted in commercial burglary in George County

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The George County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in a commercial burglary that occurred in the Howell area over the weekend.

At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Monday, August 16th, GCSO Deputies responded to a complaint at Dog River Pit Stop on Hwy 612 in the Howell community for a possible gas leak.

Upon arrival, Deputies discovered the store had been broken into and the fuel storage tanks had been tampered with.

Anyone with information concerning this or any other crime is encouraged to contact the George County Sheriff’s Office at 601.947.4811.

The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers is available for reporting anonymous crime tips by calling 877.787.5898.

The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers can be accessed by internet at the following address: or through the George County Sheriff’s Office website

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