Jackson County

Robbery suspect in Pascagoula arrested

A Jackson County man was taken into custody Sunday, accused of robbing a couple after luring them to Pascagoula to buy an iPhone, Pascagoula Police Lt. Shannon Massey said today.

Nicholas Demorst was charged with armed robbery. Demorst, police said, used Craig's list to advertise the sale of the phone. After the arrest, Demorst was taken to the Pascagoula

Municipal Jail pending a bond hearing.

The Sun Herald updates this story in Tuesday's edition.