Harrison County, MS Crime & Safety

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Federal court jury convicts two of drug conspiracy

GULFPORT, MS – A jury in federal court convicted two men Tuesday of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and attempt to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. According to the evidence presented, Antony Daniel Abreu, 33, of Queens, New York, and Darrell Young, 47, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,...
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Gulfport man convicted of sexual battery, sentenced to life

GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - A Gulfport man was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of sexual battery. Kelvin Green, 60, was found guilty by a Harrison County jury last week. During the trial, the jury heard the minor victim’s testimony on how Green frequented her home on 17th Avenue and sexually assaulted her.
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Car drives into home on Landon Road in Harrison County

Last night, Harrison County Fire Rescue responded to a call of a vehicle hitting a home. A resident sleeping escaped injury when a car left Landon Road then hit two cars in a driveway and ended up in the home’s bedroom. According to Harrison County Fire Rescue, the driver of...
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Car crashes into home in Chapelwood Subdivision in Gulfport

One family in the Chapelwood subdivision woke up to a very scary scene early this morning. David Ames is still in shock trying to wrap his mind around the idea that a car was sitting inside of his home. Around 12:30 at night, a driver, driving down Landon Road in Gulfport crashed into his home, but that’s not the only thing he damaged. “I had two vehicles parked in front of my yard, a Kia Optima and a Toyota Sienna. He damaged both vehicles.”
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Police: Biloxi man arrested after shooting at two officers

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - A Biloxi man is in custody after police say two officers were shot at on Saturday. Michael David Wheeler, 49, was arrested on two charges of aggravated assault on law enforcement officers. Officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 8000 block of...
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Harrison County Fire Department uses underwater rescue tools

The Gulfport community is still reeling from yesterday's fatal shooting off Courthouse Road where an assault rifle was fired multiple times, sending many fleeing for safety. Today, they are still searching for answers. |. Police say they are growing more frustrated at these senseless crimes. Amtrak Update. Updated: 13 hours...
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LIVE REPORT: Shooting on Courthouse Road

So far, not too bad for Thursday. Big picture, high pressure keeps it hot & dry in the west U.S. with an upper trough keeping higher rain chances for the east U.S. Harrison County Fire Department uses underwater rescue tools. Updated: 5 hours ago. |. The Harrison County Fire Department...
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Gulfport shooting leaves one dead and others scrambling to safety

Could it be? Lower rain chances? We'll see... Mixed-used developments continue to pop-up in Pascagoula with the city now working to brand the downtown area as the Flagship District. Forecast. Carrie's 10 PM First Alert Forecast. Updated: 11 hours ago. |. More rain today added to the extreme totals we...