Jackson County

Biloxi police arrest man driving stolen vehicle

BILOXI - A tip from a concerned citizen this morning led to the arrest of an Ocean Springs man stopped while driving a stolen vehicle, authorities said.

Police got a call about 4:20 a.m. about a man driving a tan Ford Aerostar on U.S. 90. The caller provided a tag number and dispatchers determined the van had been reported stolen Thursday from the 400 block of Hope Street in Biloxi, said Sgt. Christopher De Back.

Police stopped Jerron Charles Brimage, 49, and learned he had no authorization to be driving the vehicle. Brimage was charged with receiving stolen property and was taken to Harrison County jail on $50,000 bond set by Justice Court Judge Albert Fountain.

Read the story in Saturday's Sun Herald.