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Wanted for commercial burglary in Ocean Springs

The Ocean Springs Police Department is searching for a man wanted for commercial burglary after he was caught on camera robbing the Crawfish House on Government Street. The suspect was able to make entry into the business by running through the door. He took cash from the business. If you recognize this man please call […]
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Suspect punches clerk, steals two hot dogs and anti-freeze

Police say a man punched a convenience store clerk in Ocean Springs as he was stealing two hot dogs and a gallon of anti-freeze. According to Captain William Jackson, 24-year-old James Bryant of Hattiesburg is charged with strong-armed robbery in connection with the store holdup late Saturday. Captain Jackson says Bryant punched a clerk in […]
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DUI causing death sentencing

A woman convicted of felony DUI causing death was sentenced today in court. Twenty-one year-old Kaleigh Dartez was sentenced to 25 years in prison with 12 suspended, leaving 13 years to serve. In November 2014, Dartez was the driver in an accident resulting in the death of another person. During the trial, surveillance footage showed […]
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Capital murder trial in Jackson County

Today in Jackson County, the jury was selected for the trial of the Hurley man accused of capital murder in 2014 in Pascagoula. Scotty Street appeared in court three years ago in the capital murder death of 55-year-old Hurley resident Frankie Fairley. Police say 36-year-old Street was Fairley’s neighbor and that he stabbed her to […]
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Public assistance in Moss Point shooting

Moss Point police arrested a man for a shooting in the area of Second and Frederick Streets. On July 15th, a suspect fired shots in an occupied vehicle and left the scene. One suspect was later located and placed in custody. Moss Point police are still asking the public’s assistance with the investigation. If you […]
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Jackson County officer pleads guilty to sexual intercourse with inmate

A Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy pleads guilty to having consensual sex with a female inmate in the adult detention center. Thirty-six year-old Bradley Davis of Moss Point pled guilty to one count of unlawful sexual activity. Davis was employed by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department and was working at the jail when he committed the […]
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Guilty plea in Pass Christian Mardi Gras parade shooting

One man has pled guilty for his role in the 2016 Mardi Gras parade shooting in Pass Christian. Twenty-seven year-old Jermaine Ratcliff pled guilty to two counts of accessory after the fact to second degree murder. His sentencing is deferred pending the resolution of his co-defendants who are facing charges of a second degree murder […]
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DUI causing death conviction

After a three day trial, a Long Beach woman was found guilty of a felony DUI and killing her passenger after a night out at a Diamondhead bar. On November 14, 2014, 21-year-old Kaleigh Ann Dartez was involved in an accident on Kiln-Delisle Road. During trial, investigators and prosecutors laid out what happened. Surveillance footage […]
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Sailor pleads guilty for killing transgender woman

Today justice for the family of a transgender woman killed by a Navy sailor last July in Jackson County. Dwanya Hickerson met Dee Whigham online, they went to a hotel in St. Martin, had sex and then Hickerson stabbed Whigham and stole her purse. He was sentenced to 40 years for the murder and 15 […]
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Armed robbery at the Ocean Springs Walmart Supercenter

Most police officers would agree their job is to protect and serve, even when off duty. That was the case when a crime occurred at the Walmart Supercenter in Ocean Springs. Police say a thief was stopped right in his tracks after he snatched a woman’s purse, as an off-duty police officer and some fellow […]