Homicide

Gulfport man charged as accessory in 2021 murder

A 19-year-old Gulfport man has been charged with accessory after the fact to homicide. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson said Damari Demonti Daniels was arrested today. The charge stems from the December 17, 2021, death of 16-year-old Lazarius Smith, who…

Moss Point man charged in double homicide

A 43-year-old man is in jail after Moss Point Police charged him in connection with the double homicide that occurred Tuesday morning. Police said Willie Hurd of Moss Point shot two men about 8:30 a.m. in the 6000 block of…

Reward increased for information on Kenneth Charlot death

Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers and Pass Christian Police Department announce an increase in the reward for information about the death of Kenneth Charlot. Thanks to a Pass Christian resident, the reward has increased to up to $6,000 for information that…

Gulfport police arrests man on one count of homicide

On January 20, 2021, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 36-year-old John William Anderson on one count of Homicide. On January 12, 2021, at approximately 12:45 p.m., the Gulfport Police Department responded to a stabbing in the 2400 block of Demaret…

Homicide investigation underway in Moss Point

Moss Point police are investigating a New Year’s Eve shooting that claimed the life of one individual. At approximately 7:30 p.m. yesterday, officers responded to a shots fired call in the area of Richard Street and Martin…