crimes

Armed Robbery Arrest

   .                                                                         On April 18, 2019, Gulfport Police arrested 58 year old James Murphy Jr. of Gulfport charging him with one count of Robbery. At approximately 3:42 A.M., officers responded to the 10000 block of Highway 49 to investigate a Robbery complaint.…

Spring Break Traffic

   .                                                                         Spring Break weekend is fast approaching. Spring Break will start April 12, 2019 and run through April 14, 2019. Coast residents can expect to see an increase in traffic as early as Friday afternoon. Historically, traffic has been heaviest early…

Carjacking Arrest

   .                                                                         On April 3, 2019, the Gulfport Police Department arrested  33 year old Joseph William Sims of Bay St. Louis, charging him with one count of Carjacking. The arrest stemmed from an incident which occurred on April 2, 2019. At approximately 11:48…

Missing Person (Death)

   .                                                                         On April 2, 2019, the Gulfport Police Department, assisted by the Gulfport Fire Department and the Mississippi Urban Search and Rescue Task Force, located the body of missing person Bryan Lee Daughtrey in the marsh area located north of Runnymeade…

Missing Person

   .                                                                         On April 1, 2019 the Gulfport Police Department received a report of missing person Bryan Lee Daughtrey. Daughtrey left his residence on March 30, 2019 around 8:00 am to take his dog for a walk. The dog returned March 31, 2019…

BancorpSouth Bank Robbery Arrest

   .                                                                         On March 22, 2019, at approximately 9:46 A.M., Gulfport Police responded to the 900 block of Cowan Road to investigate a Robbery of a Bank. Initial investigation revealed that the suspect walked into the BancorpSouth Bank and produced a…

Bancorp South Bank Robbery

   .                                                                         On March 22, 2019, at approximately 9:46 A.M., Gulfport Police responded to the 900 block of Cowan Road to investigate a Robbery. Initial investigation revealed that a suspect walked into the Bancorp South Bank and produced a note…

Drive-by Shooting x2 Arrest

   .                                                                         On March 18, 2019, the Gulfport Police arrested Dante’ Tyrelle Burks and Ashley Lagrace Harris, both of Gulfport, charging them each with two counts of Drive-by Shooting. The arrest stemmed from incident which occurred on March 17, 2019. At…

Accidental Drowning

   .                                                                         On March 17, 2019, at approximately 7:09 P.M., Gulfport Police and Fire responded to the 9200 block of Cuandet Road to investigate a possible drowning. Upon arrival, emergency personnel recovered an unresponsive female child from a creek located behind the apartment complex…

Gulfport PD rescued over 100 guinea pigs

On March 7, 2019 the Gulfport Police Department, assisted by the Humane Society of South Mississippi, rescued over 100 Guinea Pigs from a residence in the Southern Oaks Community. Officers were investigating a burglary at an unrelated address when they…

Trafficking of Marijuana // Fleeing and Eluding

   .                                                                         On February 28, 2019, the Gulfport Police arrested 28 year old Breon Lee Arrington of Wiggins charging him with Trafficking of Marijuana and Felony Fleeing and Eluding in a Motor Vehicle. The arrest stemmed from a narcotics investigation…

Homicide x2 3000 block of 8th Avenue

   .                                                                         On February 27, 2019, at approximately 12:25 am, the Gulfport Police responded to the 3000 block of 8th Avenue to investigate a firearm discharge complaint. Upon arrival, officers located two subjects on the property suffering from gunshot wounds.…

Bomb Threat

   .                                                                         On February 24, 2019, at approximately 8:15 pm, the Gulfport Police responded to the 9400 block  Highway 49 to investigate a Bomb Threat. Upon arrival, officers located a suspicious bag near the entrance of the building. The Biloxi Bomb Squad…

Homicide- 2300 block of 26th Avenue

   .                                                                         On February 24, 2019, at approximately 6:24 pm, the Gulfport Police responded to the 2300 block  26th Avenue to investigate an assault. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male in the wooded area west of 26th Avenue. Initial…

Burglary of a Vehicle X3 Arrest

     .                                                                       On February 19, 2019, the Gulfport Police department arrested 21 year old Nigel Jamal Saunders of Biloxi, charging him with three counts of Burglary of a Vehicle. At approximately 2:22 am February 19, 2019, officers were patrolling the…

Homicide- 1100 block of 43rd Avenue

   .                                                                       On February 17, 2019, at approximately 9:35 P.M., Gulfport Police responded to the area of 43rd Avenue and 11th Street to investigate a firearm discharge complaint. Upon arrival, officers located an adult black male off the roadway of 43rd Avenue suffering from a gunshot…

WANTED SUBJECT RICHARDO AMBROSE JR

   .                                                                       The Gulfport Police have active arrest warrants for Richardo Warren Ambrose Jr. charging him with three counts of Armed Robbery. Investigation revealed that Ambrose was identified as the subject who robbed the Hancock Whitney Bank located at 533 Courthouse…

False Pretense

   .                                                                       On February 7, 2019, Gulfport Police arrested 33 year old Michelle Nichole Greenwood of Gulfport charging her with one count of False Pretense. The arrest stemmed from an investigation which began on January 11, 2019. The 76 year old…

Armed Robbery // Aggravated Assault

   .                                                                       On February 11, 2019, at approximately 9:39 P.M., the Gulfport Police Department responded to the 2700 block of 6th Avenue to investigate a shooting complaint. Upon arrival, officers located an 19 year old male inside of the residence suffering…

Super Bowl Weekend

   .                                                                         The Gulfport Police Department,…

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign

The Gulfport Police Department will participate in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” traffic enforcement campaign from December 14, 2018 to January 01, 2019. During the holiday season, many people choose to celebrate and enjoy themselves by having…

Governor Bryant supports criminal justice changes

Governor Phil Bryant says he’ll support efforts to reduce the number of Mississippians in prison in the 2019 legislative session. He made the remarks at a meeting on criminal justice reform put on by a coalition of groups that favor…

Couple arrested for felony child neglect

A Biloxi couple has been arrested on three counts of felony child neglect. Harrison County deputies responded to a house on Lamey Bridge Road regarding an unresponsive child who later died at Merritt Health. Twenty-seven year-olds Thomas Cannette and Cassandra…