Crime

400 pounds of shrimp taken from Biloxi harbor; two men sought

COURTESY BILOXI POLICE DEPARTMENTPolice say a surveillance camera took pictures of two men as they stole ice chests loaded with shrimp from a woman's boat in the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor.
COURTESY BILOXI POLICE DEPARTMENTPolice say a surveillance camera took pictures of two men as they stole ice chests loaded with shrimp from a woman's boat in the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor.

BILOXI -- Police have asked for help to identify two men sought in the theft of 400 pounds of shrimp taken from the deck of a woman's boat.

The shrimp, in two large ice chests, were taken between 11:13 and 11:30 p.m. Thursday, police Sgt. O'Neal Adams said.

Security cameras took pictures of what happened next at the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor.

Two men loaded the ice chests into a trailered boat that was being pulled by a dark sport-utility vehicle, Adams said.

The woman contacted police Friday.

Police provided pictures to the media Tuesday.

To give a tip, call Biloxi police at 392-0641 or the Criminal Investigations Division at 435-6112.

Or tipsters can call Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898, text CSTIP plus a message to 274637 (CRIMES) or give a tip at mscoastcrimestoppers.com

Crime Stoppers offers a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to a felony arrest or indictment.

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