Crime

Biloxi traffic stop nets gun arrest

Mario Caruthers, 32, was charged with possession of a stolen firearm.
Mario Caruthers, 32, was charged with possession of a stolen firearm.

A traffic stop early Sunday morning in Biloxi led to an arrest after police said they found a stolen gun.

Mario Caruthers, 32, of Gulfport, was charged with possession of a stolen firearm. Police said Caruthers was driving the vehicle in which they found the gun.

Caruthers is being held at the Harrison County jail on $15,000.00 bond set by Justice Court Judge Fountain.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Biloxi police at 392-0641 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at (877) 787-5898. Anyone can also text CSTIP to274637 (CRIMES) or leave a tip online at mscoastcrimestoppers.com.

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