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Man accused of setting girlfriend on fire captured in Arkansas

Arkansas state troopers were called to the 2000 block of Highway 49 in Blackton, Arkansas about 1:15 p.m. today. The troopers found the 2014 Nissan Rogue burning that Jerry Glenn Willis, 43, is accused of taking from his live-in girlfriend. Willis was taken into custody approximately 2:00 p.m. without incident and is being held in […]
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Charged with burglary

Last night Biloxi police arrested a man wanted for a burglary that happened back in June. Twenty-one year-old Rodarrius Ward was arrested in the 300 block of Abbey Court around 9:30. Back in June, the victim told police Ward broke into her home without permission and stole several items. An investigation revealed Ward was in […]
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Two injured after shooting in Moss Point

Two people are injured after a shooting in Moss Point last night. Police Chief Calvin Hutchins said the shooting occurred at the corner of Highway 63 and Frederick Street around 9 p.m. last night. When officers arrived on scene they found the victim, 21-year-old Donovan Kelly, sitting in front of a business with a single […]
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Guilty of aggravated assault

A Gulfport man found guilty of aggravated assault yesterday could serve up to 20 years in prison. Thirty-three year-old Merlin Williams was arrested in July 2016 for stabbing his girlfriend repeatedly in the chest, arm, back, neck, and legs. After receiving the verdict, Circuit Judge Christopher Schmidt sentenced Williams to the maximum penalty of 20 […]
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Operation Crackdown arrests 29 people in George County

Nearly a dozen law enforcement agencies from the George County Sheriff’s Office to the FBI arrested 19 people today in what authorities are calling Operation Crackdown. Operation Crackdown consists of 42 charges that stem from selling methamphetamine, crack cocaine, and prescription opioids such as hydrocodone and oxycodone in the City of Lucedale and George County. […]
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Authorities seek Picayune man after woman found burned

Agents of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and other south Mississippi law enforcement officers ask your assistance locating Jerry Glenn Willis, 43, who is wanted for domestic aggravated assault and kidnapping after his alleged live-in girlfriend was found burned alive. The victim, 46-year-old Stacy Mitchell Frank, was found shortly after 11:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 8 […]
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Biloxi police arrest another suspect in September drive-by shooting

On 08 November 2017 at approximately 6:06 PM, twenty-year-old Aseante Taylor of Gulfport was arrested by the Biloxi Police Department on a warrant for Drive-By Shooting. The warrant and arrest stem from an investigation that began on 17 September 2017 at approximately 6:32 PM when witnesses called 911 to report a drive-by shooting that had […]
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Alabama attempted murder suspect arrested in Biloxi

The search for an Alabama man wanted for attempted murder ends in Mississippi. Twenty-six year-old Byron Miller was wanted for the domestic violence stabbing of a Baldwin County woman. Authorities say the woman was stabbed early this morning and underwent surgery at the USA Medical Center shortly after. Biloxi police tell News 25 they received […]
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Indicted on felony charge of embezzlement

A former public information officer with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department finds herself behind bars now, indicted on a felony charge of embezzlement. According to the indictment, 47-year-old Cherie Ward of Ocean Springs is accused of converting her own use money having a value of $1,340, the property of the Thin Blue Line Trust, a […]
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Burglary of an automobile arrest

Long Beach officers have captured a teenager wanted for auto burglary. Nineteen-year-old Antonious Young of Gulfport is in custody for entering a vehicle on Kirkendall Place and stealing items from the car. Young is at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center on a $50,000 bond.