Domestic Violence

Gautier investigating hit-and-run causing injury

Gautier Police are investigating a hit-and-run as a domestic violence case after a woman was injured Thursday morning. Officers responded to a call to the Chevron Gas Station on Highway 57 about a female who had been hit by a…

Arrested for domestic violence aggravated assault

The Biloxi Police Department arrested 37-year-old Brandon Lee Walker of Biloxi on a warrant for domestic violence aggravated assault. The warrant was issued as the result of an investigation into an alleged domestic assault that was reported on in the…

Shining a light on domestic violence awareness

Domestic violence is a growing issue that plagues communities throughout the world and of course right here in the Magnolia State. One Biloxi women hopes by sharing her daughter’s story, it could possibly save another from the horrors of relationship…

Suspect wanted for domestic violence arrested

Sheriff Troy Peterson announced the arrest of O’keem Anderson for aggravated domestic violence. The arrest stemmed from an incident in Jackson County where Anderson shot his wife during a domestic altercation. Anderson was broadcasted as a fugitive from justice and…

Domestic violence and aggravated assault

Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies are on high alert tonight following a shooting in the St. Andrews community yesterday. Investigators are looking for O’Keem Anderson, also known as Bo Love, on domestic violence and aggravated assault charges. He is accused of…

Felony domestic violence arrest

Twenty-seven year-old William Brashears of Saucier is facing a count of felony domestic violence for an incident in May 2018. A warrant was issued for Brashears’ arrest following an investigation into a domestic violence report on Woolmarket Road in Saucier.…

Arrested for domestic violence

Biloxi police arrested 59-year-old Burnell Davis Jr. for felony domestic violence third offense. Police say a report of domestic assault happened on January 8th in the 700 block of Beach Boulevard. Davis was convicted of domestic assault two times within…

Arrested for kidnapping

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has located Paul Heathcoe who was arrested around 4 this afternoon in Pascagoula at his attorney’s office. Heathcoe is charged with one count of kidnapping and one count of domestic violence/aggravated assault. He allegedly held…

Domestic violence arrest in Waveland

A Waveland man is back behind bars after being arrested for domestic violence. Twenty-eight year-old George Trotter was apprehended by Waveland Police Department for domestic violence following his prison release on felony DUI charge. He’s been sentenced to ten years…

Jeremy London arrested for domestic violence

‘Mallrats’ and ‘7th Heaven’ actor Jeremy London was arrested Friday in Jackson County for alleged domestic violence. London was booked on one count of domestic violence simple assault. He was bonded out of the Jackson County Jail on Friday. He…

Moss Point mayor charged with domestic violence

News 25 has learned Moss Point Mayor Mario King and his wife are both facing domestic violence and simple assault charges after an incident at their home last Thursday. In the report we have obtained from the Jackson County Sheriff’s…

Domestic violence-aggravated assault charge

A D’Iberville woman who walked in on her fiancé with another woman is facing aggravated assault charges after police say she struck the victim in the head with a golf club. According to Captain Marty Griffin, officers responded to Merit…

Waveland man arrested on multiple charges

Eighteen-year-old William Vinson Smith Belcher of Waveland has been arrested on the charges of aggravated assault, domestic violence, and kidnapping. According to Chief David Allen, Waveland police officers responded to Belcher’s residence in reference to a domestic violence incident. Upon…

Bills Adding Reasons For Divorce

Right now domestic violence is not a cause for divorce in Mississippi, but that could change if a new bill makes it through the legislature A bill co-authored by Pascagoula Senator Brice Wiggins adding domestic violence as a thirteenth reason…

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. News 25’s Kendra Turley caught up with experts to discuss the signs leading up to domestic violence and ways to prevent it. One in five women and one in seven men have been…

Domestic Violence Conviction

A Gulfport man pleads guilty to two cases of felony domestic violence. John Robbins IV of Gulfport was charged with his first case of felony domestic violence in January of 2015. Officials say he struck his then girlfriend in the…