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Vancleave meth dealer to spend more than 23 years in prison

GULFPORT, Mississippi -- A 36-year-old Vancleave drug dealer was sentenced to more than 23 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. sentenced Sharon Marie Stallone, who has used the aliases "Boss" and "Sharbear Boss", to

MISSISSIPPI PRESS - 2018-03-20 17:39:42

It's the second time in a month Victoria's Secret has been hit by shoplifters, Biloxi cops say. | The Sun Herald

Biloxi police are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman accused of shoplifting from Edgewater Mall on March 1. Maj. Chris DeBack said a woman picked up several items at the Victoria's Secret and stuffed them into her mesh bag. He said she then left without paying. The woman was wearing

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-03-19 17:45:00

Male wounded in Gulfport shooting is released from a hospital, police say | The Sun Herald

Male wounded in Gulfport shooting is released from a hospital, police say Police are investigating a shooting that wounded a male late Sunday night in the area of 20th Avenue and 30th Street. Police alerted the media in a tweet at 11:42 p.m. Sunday. The wounded man has been released from a hospital

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-03-19 13:34:00

Woman found 'shackled' to bed; man charged with kidnapping

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a woman was found shackled to a bed and that a man has been arrested on a kidnapping charge in connection with the incident. Perry County Sheriff Mitch Nobles tells news outlets that deputies were called to an RV park around 7:30 p.m. Friday. Authorities say depu

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-20 06:41:56

Man arrested for pilfering items from storage containers and truckers in Moss Point

MOSS POINT, Miss. -- Moss Point police have arrested a man on Sunday after he attempted to elude police. Police received a call stating a suspicious subject was seen in a vacant lot off Hwy. 63 used as a holding location for tractor trailers and commercial storage containers. When police arrived, t

MISSISSIPPI PRESS - 2018-03-19 21:33:16

Hoverboard catches fire while charging

The Harrison County and State Fire Marshals' Office are investigating a fire in Saucier Tuesday morning that was caused by a hoverboard being charged. The quick actions of neighbors prevented major damage. The fire, which was reported around 10:40 a.m., was discovered by a neighbor who heard an exp

WXXV25.COM - 2018-03-20 23:12:41

Hoverboard explodes, causes house fire in Saucier

A hoverboard burst into flames while being charged and started a house fire in Saucier, officials say. The fire was reported at about 10:40 a.m. after a neighbor heard an explosion, saw fire on the front porch of the Graham Dr. residence and ran to help. The neighbor reportedly helped put out the f

WLOX - 2018-03-20 21:48:09

Credit card skimmers found in Saucier

Credit card skimmers have been found on the pumps at the Robinwood One Stop in Saucier. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson confirmed that deputies located seven card skimmers at the gas station located off Highway 49 and West Wortham Road. This comes after multiple skimmers were found in gas pum

WXXV25.COM - 2018-03-20 19:24:36

A house caught fire in Saucier after a hoverboard exploded, fire marshal says | The Sun Herald

Where they're going they won't need roads - just fire extinguishers. Harrison County Fire Marshal Pat Sullivan said a hoverboard was the cause of a house fire in Saucier on Tuesday. He said it was actually the quick work of neighbors that prevented the fire from engulfing the Graham Drive home. Sull

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-03-20 22:44:00

South Ms. Strong: Stone County woman tells Stone County's history with colorful murals

Generations of Stone County residents are learning about their history and culture through an ambitious project that showcases the area's people and places through unique murals. The woman behind the effort helps make South Mississippi strong. A colorful mosaic tile mural sits in front of the Stone

WLOX - 2018-03-21 03:30:13

Hancock Narcotics agents arrest four people, find meth, pot, semi-automatic weapons and silencer

Officers of the Hancock County Sheriff's Narcotics Division this week arrested four people after searching for an ex-con wanted for drug trafficking, leading to a cache of meth, stolen firearms and an illegal silencer in a Bay St. Louis home. Narcotics Division Cmdr. Jeremy Skinner said in a press r


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


His 68-year-old dad had something he wanted so he beat him for it, Biloxi cops say | The Sun Herald

Mitchell Ryan Johnson is facing a felony robbery charge after police say he assaulted his 68-year-old father Wednesday and stole prescription medication. Maj. Christopher DeBack said the assault happened on the 300 block of Porter Avenue. According to the Harrison County jail docket, Johnson, 27, wa


Moss Point mayor, wife are set for Thursday domestic violence trial. They have the same lawyer. | The Sun Herald

Mayor Mario King and his wife, Natasha King, are set to go to trial on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge in Jackson County Court Justice Court Thursday afternoon. Attorney Keith Miller, who is also the city's judge, is representing the mayor and his wife, though both are accused of assaulting


One person airlifted after single-vehicle crash in Biloxi

One person was injured in a single-vehicle crash early Thursday morning. Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Chase Elkins said the crash happened in the northbound lane of Highway 67 near Highway 605. This is near St. Patrick High School in Biloxi. Elkins said one person was trapped in the vehicle.


3 in Hattiesburg charged for drugs, weapons possession

Hattiesburg police arrested three people, charging them with possession of illegal drugs and weapons. Around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, HPD detectives searched an apartment at Plantation Place Apartments, 101 Plantation Blvd. at Ellis Drive, where they discovered two weapons, one of which was reported sto