Sexual Battery

Lucedale man charged in sexual abuse of a child case

George County Sheriff's Department have arrested a Lucedale man in a case regarding the sexual abuse of a child. Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of possible sexual abuse of a child on Monday night in the area of Walters…

Gulfport man to serve 25 years for sexual battery of a child

A Gulfport man will serve 25 years day-for-day without possibility of early release or parole after he was convicted of sexual battery on a 5-year-old child. Circuit Judge Christopher Schmidt sentenced Clyde Fitzgerald Blocton, 35, on Friday. He was convicted…

Arrested on a felony charge of sexual battery

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office has arrested one man on a felony charge of sexual battery. Sheriff Troy Peterson announced the arrest of 79-year-old Westley Andrew Gervais in Saucier. According to the sheriff, deputies received information that Gervais engaged in…

Coast man wanted by U.S. Marshals

A Coast man is now one of the most sought after fugitives in the entire country. The United States Marshal’s Service is now offering a $25,000 reward for information leading directly to the arrest of Jacob Blair Scott. Scott is…

Felony sexual battery arrest

A man is behind bars in Harrison County after a victim came forward with sex abuse claims. Twenty-eight year-old Nolan Wallace of Gulfport was arrested on three felony charges of sexual battery. According to Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson, the…

OS bus driver competent to stand sex abuse trial

Doctors say a Mississippi school bus driver is mentally competent enough to stand trial on charges including the sexual battery of a second grader. Our media partner, the Sun Herald, reports doctors testified last week that 69-year-old Sergio Sandoval is…

Arrested for molestation and sexual battery

On August 9th, 2019 the Long Beach Police Department arrested 36-year-old Jeremy Michael Schmidt of Long Beach and charged him with two counts of molestation and one count of sexual battery. Justice Court Judge Melvin Ray set Schmidt’s total bond…

Waveland man arrested on several sex abuse charges

Seventy-four-old Harry Trest of Waveland is behind bars on several sex abuse charges. Trest was booked into the Hancock County Jail today on four counts of sexual battery, four counts of child molestation, and four counts of dissemination of sexually…

JACKSON COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH SEXUAL BATTERY

Forty-five year old Bobby Walker, Junior has been indicted on sexual battery and molestation charges. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says the charges against Walker stem from an alleged incident involving two teenage girls that happened at Walker's home in…

Guilty of child exploitation and sexual battery

Thirty-two year-old Quincy Labauve of Biloxi was sentenced this morning to 40 years for charges of child exploitation and sexual battery. Labauve pled guilty to the crimes on October 16th. Evidence obtained in the investigation uncovered Labauve’s use of several…

Biloxi man arrested for felony touching of a child

A man is in custody today on charges of sexual assault of a child. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson announced the arrest of 40-year-old Arlan Morris of Biloxi. He’s facing two counts of touching of a child for lustful purpose…

Gulfport man arrested for sexual battery

Gulfport police arrested 19-year-old Byren Williams of Gulfport, charging him with one count of sexual battery. On June 8th, officers responded to the 4500 block of Engram Drive and made contact with a female juvenile who stated on June 6th…

Gulfport man arrested for sexual battery

Gulfport police arrested 26-year-old Eliezer Beamen on sexual battery charges. According to police, the department was notified yesterday after a woman stated that Beamen touched her inappropriately while she slept. After issuing a warrant for Beamen’s arrest, the suspect gave…