Arrest

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…

Arrested on a warrant for auto burglary

The Biloxi Police Department arrested Jason Andrew Phillips on a warrant for auto burglary. The arrest warrant stemmed from an investigation into an auto burglary case that occurred in the 100 block of Hwy 90, Biloxi MS on May 29th,…

Gulfport man arrested on charge of statutory rape

The Biloxi Police Department arrested 41-year-old Laterrance Terrell Nathan of Gulfport, MS on the charge of statutory rape. The arrest was the result of an investigation into a complaint in which Nathan allegedly engaged in sexual conduct with persons under…

Arrested for aggravated assault

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department made an arrest following a report of shots fired on Monday in Gulfport. Sheriff Troy Peterson says 33-year-old Maurice Thomas is now facing a felony charge of aggravated assault. Deputies responded to the Legacy Hotel…

Two arrested in deadly Gulfport shooting

Two suspects were arrested today from a shooting on Monday that left one man dead. The Gulfport Police Department arrested Aaron Mays and Gitano Lewis. On Monday, the Gulfport Police Department responded to 39th Avenue in response to a shooting.…

Man arrested and charged with second degree murder

On Sunday, Biloxi police responded to an aggravated assault that occurred on Moni Vista Drive. Twenty-six year-old Matthew Reid was arrested and charged with second degree murder. His bond is set at one million dollars. Biloxi police say an altercation…

Arrested for second degree murder

On May 25, 2020, the Biloxi Police Department arrested 26-year-old Matthew Cole Reid of Biloxi on a warrant for second degree murder. The warrant was issued as the result of an investigation into an incident reported on 05/24/2020 in the…

Former investigator convicted of embezzlement

A former investigator for a Mississippi District Attorney’s Office has been convicted of embezzlement. Authorities say Joe Edney deposited thousands of dollars of court fees into his own bank account. He used his position overseeing a pre-trial diversion program to…

Arrested for auto burglary

Sunday, Biloxi police arrested a man accused of auto burglary. The arrest of 52-year-old Gregory Melbert stems from the result of a reported burglary that happened off of Pelican Bayou Drive on May 3rd. Evidence and statements collected by police…

Arrested for aggravated assault and robbery in Biloxi

The Biloxi Police Department responded to a report of an aggravated assault and robbery that occurred on the 200th block of Oak Street. Lucinda Harris, Sharparis Johnson, and Raheem Johnson were identified as suspects that allegedly assaulted the victim and…

Arrested for aggravated assault in Gulfport

On April 28, 2020, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 33-year-old Keijon Johnson on one count of aggravated assault. On April 28, 2020, at approximately 12:40 p.m., officers of the Gulfport Police Department responded to 1314 23rd Street in reference to…

Arrested for commercial burglary

A man is behind bars for commercial burglary. Biloxi police arrested 28-year-old KC Ray Mallet on one count of commercial burglary after an investigation into a report of an alleged burglary back in January on the 700th block of Beach…