Arrest

Undercover human trafficking operation results in arrests of 6 men

The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Special Victims Unit conducted a joint undercover human trafficking operation on Friday, November 13, in Oxford resulting in the arrests of 6 individuals who were charged with procuring prostitution.…

Arrest of armed robbery suspect

A traffic stop Wednesday in Ocean Springs led to the arrest of an armed robbery suspect. On September 2nd, an Ocean Springs police officer stopped 26-year-old Destan Patrick Dedeaux on Highway 90 for a traffic offense. After a driver’s license…

Woman arrested in overnight shooting in Biloxi

A Biloxi woman is behind bars after allegedly shooting into a home overnight. Just before 1 this morning, officers with the Biloxi Police Department were in the 600 block of Division Street when they heard gunshots in the area. A…

Arrested on a felony charge of burglary of a dwelling

On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 Sheriff Troy Peterson announced the arrest of 28-year-old Damion Raiford on a felony charge of burglary of a dwelling. According to Sheriff Troy Peterson, Harrison County Sheriff’s Investigators responded to the 18000 block of Robinson…

Arrested for felony credit card fraud

On August 6th, 2020, Biloxi Police arrested 35-year-old Mariah Lenora Pitalo of Long Beach, MS for felony credit card fraud. The arrest stemmed from an investigation where the victim alleged Pitalo processed an unauthorized transaction using the victim’s credit card…

Biloxi police arrest two in connection to shooting

Biloxi police have made two arrests in connection to a shooting that occurred in late July. Twenty-one year-old Coderian Cain of McComb is charged with manslaughter, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm by a felon, and 24-year-old Corey Cowart…

Arrested for aggravated assault

The Gulfport Police Department has made an arrest following a shooting that happened early this morning near Aztecas Restaurant on Highway 49. Twenty-three year-old Byron Lee Cuevas was charged with one count of aggravated assault in relation to the incident…