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Young Moss Point female kidnapped and sexually assaulted

Moss Point police are searching for a man who reportedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a Moss Point High School student at gunpoint Wednesday morning. News 25’s Veronica Bayona is in Moss Point with more on this story.

Gang members sentenced for kidnapping and armed robbery

Two Simon City Royals gang members pled guilty in Harrison County Circuit Court to kidnapping and armed robbery. Twenty-seven year-old Colton Delaughter and 24-year-old William Stockstill of Picayune were each sentenced to 40 years in prison with 25 years to…

Arrested on charges of kidnapping and aggravated assault

On Monday, October 23, 2017, Sheriff Troy Peterson announced the arrest of 34-year-old Terrance Lee Dorsey of Pass Christian on the felony charges of kidnapping and aggravated assault-domestic violence. According to Sheriff Troy Peterson, Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to…

Child safe after 17-year-old takes car in Jackson

Mississippi police say they’ve found a three-year-old boy who was taken with a car and he’s unharmed. The search began at midday Monday after Sharon Knight told police that a 17-year-old she identified as Mike sped away in her car…

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…

Simon City Royal sentenced for kidnapping

Today a known Simon City Royal gang member is sentenced to 22 years in prison for a 2015 kidnapping in Jackson County. Thirty-year-old Christopher Gray pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to kidnap and one count of kidnapping. On…

Kidnapping sentence

Today a habitual offender was sentenced to 30 years in prison for charges of kidnapping. In February 2016, 41-year-old Maurice Pugh grabbed a woman by her neck outside of Club Blue Envy in Gulfport and carried her away. When he…

Couple arrested for carjacking and kidnapping in Pascagoula

A Tennessee couple is behind bars in Jackson County for allegedly carjacking and kidnapping a man. Authorities are crediting a female jogger who acted as a Good Samaritan for the quick arrest. According to police, Tommy Hill and Christie Burnett…

Alleged Kidnapping Waveland

Waveland police say it is an unclear whether or not a child was abducted near the woods line of the Walmart parking lot off of Highway 90. A witness told police they saw a man grab a female child who…

Cameron May’s trial begins today in Jackson County

In Jackson County, trial begins today for the man accused of sexually assaulting and severely beating a woman in Ocean Springs. Cameron May is charged with one count of kidnapping, one count of sexual battery, and two counts of aggravated…

Mobile man behind bars after police chase

This weekend a chase took police from across the Gulf Coast on a pursuit from Pascagoula to Biloxi. Between gunfire and high speeds, no one was injured thanks to quick police work and cooperation. News 25’s Hank Davis brings us…

Bond set for men accused of carjacking in Biloxi

A Harrison County judge has set bond for the two men accused of kidnapping and carjacking over the weekend. Authorities arrested 26-year-old Colton James Delaughter and 23-year-old William Jason Stockstill, both of Picayune, for allegedly stealing a victim’s car in…

Sentenced to Life for Kidnapping and Rape

A Gulfport man was found guilty of kidnapping, forcible sexual intercourse, and aggravated assault by a Harrison County jury this afternoon. Fifty-six year-old Andrew Cruse Jr. of Gulfport was sentenced to life in prison on all three counts and will…

Simon City Royals Kidnap Other Members

Three Gulfport Simon City Royals gang members are behind bars and charged with kidnapping two other Simon City Royals. According to Gulfport Public Information Officer Sergeant Joshua Bromen, Gulfport police arrested 23-year-old Blaklyn Taylor, 28-year-old Brett Ridens and 26-year-old Elizabeth…

Three Suspects Wanted for Armed Robbery in Gulfport

Police continue to search for three men in connection with an armed robbery and kidnapping at the Arlington Square apartments in Gulfport. A man told police on Thursday morning he was held up by three armed black men who entered…

Kidnapping and Sexual Battery Suspect Arrested

Gulfport police arrested 32-year-old Joshua Dallas for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assault his ex-girlfriend. Investigators say Dallas and the victim were arguing over the phone, when Dallas arrived at the Magnolia State apartment complex. They then fought and choked the…

Attempted kidnapping story changes

Biloxi police say a boy who reported someone tried to kidnap him on the way to school this morning wasn’t telling the whole truth. Police confirmed the 9 year old changed his story after reporting he escaped a potential kidnapper…

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…