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Only two arrests made at Pass Parade

It was another exciting year for the people in Pass Christian as they celebrated their annual Mardi Gras parade. Despite the bad weather, around 40,000 people showed up to watch the floats roll on. The parade started at 12 p.m.…

Arrests made in Harrison County card skimmers

On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 Sheriff Troy Peterson announced the arrest of 29-year-old Luis Alberto Jiminez, 31-year-old Alejandro Lorene Martinez, and 28-year-old Yaudel Pina, all of Texas, on four felony counts of possession of a scanning device. On March 21,…

Drive-By Shooting Arrest

Biloxi police have arrested the men they believe are responsible for a drive-by shooting in the area of Judge Sekul Avenue and Bayly Drive earlier this week. Twenty-two year-old Emanuel Chavez is accused of leaning out of a car window…

"Junior-Senior War" arrests in Gulfport

There have already been several criminal acts by juveniles and adults participating in the “Junior-Senior Wars” associated with Gulfport High School Homecoming. On September 30, 2017, a homeowner was physically assaulted during an act of vandalism at the victim’s home,…

Three Men Arrested for Two Armed Robberies in Biloxi

Three men are charged with armed robbery after authorities say they robbed a Biloxi gas station and Waffle House this morning. Twenty-three year-old Justin Marshall, 25-year-old Jariel Peterson, and 22-year-old Theron Whitlock were arrested. Police first responded to the gas…

Auto Theft Ring Arrests In Jackson County

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department has broken up what it calls an auto theft ring. Five suspects are now in custody each charged with two Countys of motor vehicle felony taking. On Christmas, deputies responded to a burglary in progress…

Alabama Women Arrested for Robbery

Two Alabama women are behind bars in Harrison County on robbery charges. According to Biloxi police, 25-year-old Tiffany Scruggs of Mobile and 21-year-old Kenyatta Washington of Prichard were arrested after reportedly knocking on a hotel room door, assaulting a man…

Vancleave Family Arrested

A Vancleave man is back in jail for violating his probation. His relatives are charged with trying to help him while he was on the run. Twenty-four year-old Shelby Hines is accused of violating his probation by walking away from…

Arrests Made in Moss Point Stabbing

Two suspects are behind bars in connection to the stabbing death of Moss Point educator Willie C. Williams. Moss Point police arrested 23-year-old Lee Andrew Gipson of Moss Point and 24-year-old Kierra Shante McWilliams of Moss Point. Gipson is charged…

Arrests Made in String of Gulfport Burglaries

The Gulfport Police Department has made arrests in a string of burglaries throughout the city over the past week. Thirty-year-old Rinaldo Norris has been charged with three counts of armed robbery and 36-year-old Kezi Jefferson has been charged with one…

Gulfport Armed Robbery Arrest

An arrest has been made in Wednesday’s armed robbery case. William Crittenden was arrested today in Missouri, according to Gulfport police. Crittenden is accused of entering the business with his arm under his shirt, implying he had a gun, and…

Charged in Death of Infant

Four people are behind bars, charged in the death of a 10-month-old baby in Forrest County. The mother of the child, 22-year-old Kaily Csaszar, her boyfriend, 28-year-old Ryan Dykes, were arrested today, along with the child’s grandparents, Kelly and Michelle Csaszar.…

Drug Offender Roundup

Thirteen people are arrested and five more pending in a roundup of suspected drug dealers. According to our media partner, the Sun Herald, multiple agencies were involved in the investigation. Some of the suspects were already behind bars on other…

Arrest made in Relation to Pass Shooting

Coast law enforcement authorities are still trying to get to the bottom of the cause of the shooting at the Mardi Gras parade in Pass Christian. Today, they did release more information on the arrests they’ve made. Fifty-one year-old Sharon…

Kidnap and Attempted Rape Arrest

Gulfport police arrested a man accused of attempted rape and kidnapping in the area of club BluEnvy in Gulfport. Thirty-nine year-old Maurice Pugh of Laurel is accused of grabbing a female by the neck and dragging her off the grounds of…