What police say happened Saturday was a classic case of great timing for authorities, and really poor timing for the suspect.
The Gautier Police Department reported that Michael Donald Byas, 27, was arrested about 2 p.m. Saturday after officers watched him enter a vacant home in the Hickory Hill area of North Gautier.
Once inside the home, police found property that was previously reported stolen. Byas was arrested on a charge of residential burglary and held on a $25,000 bond. Because of the stolen property, Capt. Casey Baxter said more charges are likely.