Crime

Sheriff: Incident in retaliation over drug deal

JACKSON COUNTY - Two people arrested on a charge of felony malicious mischief are accused of spray painting a vehicle, slashing tires and breaking two windows on a car in retaliation over a drug deal, Sheriff Mike Byrd said.

Halee Ann Leblanc, 19, of Gulfport, and Joseph Langston Medina, 19, of Biloxi, are accused of committing the crime on Thursday and were taken into custody Friday.

Both were jailed on bonds of $10,000 each.

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