Robin Brolaski of Gulfport describes how the helped U.S. Marshals capture a fugitive at a Burger King in Biloxi. Marshals had shown Brolaski a mug shot earlier where she works at a nearby apartment complex. She had seen the man before, but didn’t know him.
Jesse Dickerson was tearful as he arrived at court for his initial appearance on charges of leaving the scene of an accident that left three dead and another injured in George County.
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Jackson County Sheriff’s Department investigator Lt. Jeff Smith says that there are gangs in Jackson County, but law enforcement has it under control. However, he said that when they do commit serious crimes, they tend to be very violent. He also said gangs are involved in every aspect of the drug trade.
Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania, District Attorney Joel Smith and Violet Willis, cousin of 5-year-old murder victim Ja’Naya Thompson react to Alberto Garcia receiving the death penalty on Wednesday for her death and sexual assault.
District Attorney Joel Smith speaks to the media about the next steps in the case against Alberto Garcia, who pleaded guilty Wednesday, January 18, 2017, to the 2014 killing of 5-year-old Ja'Naya Thompson.