crime

Biloxi Police investigating fatal shooting

Biloxi Police are investigating a shooting on Sunday night that left one dead and another in critical condition. Biloxi's Criminal Investigations Division said in a press release that officers responded to the 2000 block of Lawrence Street about 10:50 p.m.…

Teenager killed in Stone County

A teenager is dead after a shooting in a quiet Wiggins neighborhood Tuesday night. The victim is Jacoby Bolton, who was shot once in the 1300 block of Hope Avenue. Police,…

Long Beach man to serve 30 years for rape conviction

District Attorney W. Crosby Parker announced today that Orlando Darnell Carter, 25, of Long Beach, pleaded guilty late last week to one count of sexual battery and one count of forcible sexual intercourse before Circuit Judge Christopher Schmidt at the…

Moss Point man charged with aggravated assault

Pascagoula Police have charged a Moss Point man with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after finding a man stabbed in the neck. Police responded to the area of Live Oak Avenue and Market Street about 10 p.m. Wednesday for…

Biloxi bomb threat suspect arrested

A Georgia man is in jail after allegedly making a false bomb threat in Biloxi last week. According to police, 25-year-old Marcus Tyrone Geddis was tracked down and arrested after he…

Georgia man arrested for alleged false reporting of a bomb

The Biloxi Police Department arrested 25-year-old Marcus Tyrone Geddis of Columbus, GA on a warrant for alleged False Reporting of a Bomb. The arrest resulted from an investigation involving an alleged threat communicated by telephone to a business in the…

Man sentenced to serve 20 years for Biloxi DUI causing death

Biloxi, Mississippi – Thirty-seven-year-old Michael Blaise Leggett, Jr., of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, was sentenced today to 25 years, 5 years suspended, leaving 20 years to serve in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Leggett will be on post-release…

Long Beach asks public's help to identify suspect

The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public's assistance to identify an individual wanted in connection with the burglary of several closed businesses on Pineville Road that occurred on Oct. 17, 2021. If…

Arrested on the charge of receiving stolen property

D'Iberville Police Chief Wayne Payne announces the arrest of 26 year old Caleb Deshaun Skinner of D’Iberville and 36 year old Phillip Lebarron Watkins of Biloxi on the charge of Receiving Stolen Property. Captain Marty Griffin stated on Tuesday, October…