Crime

Police nab man sought in armed robbery

Biloxi arrested Jonah Mykela Jackson on a charge of armed robbery.
Biloxi arrested Jonah Mykela Jackson on a charge of armed robbery.

Biloxi police arrested a Pascagoula man shortly after the armed robbery of a convenience store Friday morning.

Sgt. O’Neal Adams said police arrested Jonah Mykela Jackson, 21, on a charge of armed robbery.

The robbery was reported at the Fernwood Shell gas station at 2799 Pass Road. Police found Jackson a short distance from the gas station, wearing clothing seen in surveillance video, Adams said.

Jackson was taken to the Harrison County jail. He is being held on a $250,000 bond issued by Justice Court Judge Albert Fountain.

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