Bay St. Louis Crime
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Recent Crime News
Wednesday Apr 27 | via Goose Creek Gazette
According to Mount Pleasant Police Department Corporal Christopher Rosier the who suspect walked into CresCom Bank in the 1400 block of Highway 17 North on April 22 and demanded money has been arrested. At approximately 5 p.m., Kyle Edward Templeton was arrested in connection with the April 22nd bank robbery that occurred at the CresCom Bank, 1492 Stuart Engals Blvd. Templeton was arrested by troopers of the Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop K, during their investigation of a vehicle collision that occurred at a rest stop off I-10. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 26 | via Sunherald.com
Federal agents say they used a "buy/bust" operation to arrest a felon who's been selling guns and offering his buyers a sample of crystal meth. They arrested Russell Gene Clack, 34, of Bay St. Louis, after a brief pursuit on April 19, a court document said. Comment?
Friday Apr 22 | via Sea Coast Echo
Circuit Court Judge Larry Bourgeois on Monday sentenced Matthew Davis, 27, of Bay St. Louis to 25 years in prison for several sex crimes that had taken place from 2010 to 2015. According to a press release from Assistant District Attorney Chris Daniel, the investigation into Davis began in May 2014 when local authorities conducted an "online sting," arranging for Davis to meet what he believed was a 14-year-old for sex. Comment?
Thursday Apr 21 | via Sunherald.com
A Bay St. Louis man has received a 40-year prison term, with 25 full years to serve, for sex crimes against children. Circuit Judge Larry Bourgeois sentenced Matthew Timothy Davis, 27, this week on guilty pleas of sex crimes involving different children, District Attorney Joel Smith said in a news release. Comment?
Thursday Apr 21 | via WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
A Bay St. Louis man will spend the next 25 years in prison after pleading guilty this week to sex crimes against two children. Matthew Timothy Davis, 27, was charged with Exploitation of a Child, Sexual Battery of a juvenile over the age of thirteen, and Touching for Lustful Purposes involving two victims. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 20 | via Sea Coast Echo
A Bay St. Louis man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly broke into his estranged girlfriend's home and raped her. Bay St. Louis Police Detective Gary Hudgens said Tuesday that Damon Adolph, 30, was arrested and charged with burglary, domestic violence and forcible rape. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 19 | via Sunherald.com
A man who police say broke into his ex-girlfriend's home and raped her was arrested at her home after someone nearby heard the woman screaming and called 911. Damon Adolph, 30, of Bay St. Louis, was arrested on charges of forcible rape, domestic violence and burglary, Bay St. Louis police Sgt. Comment?
Friday Apr 15 | via Sea Coast Echo
The attorney representing former Bay St. Louis Police Detective Joe Kepfer said last week that the city of Bay St. Louis informed him that it was "reneging" on a settlement that was agreed upon last month in front of a federal judge. Attorney Russell Gill, who represents Kepfer, sent a letter to Bay St. Louis City Attorney Donald Rafferty on April 5, detailing his concerns over the city's actions after the settlement was apparently reached on March 21. The letter was made public this week in a motion Gill filed in U.S. District Court, asking the court to enforce the aforementioned settlement. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 6 | via WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Complaints of drug activity in Hancock County led to a drug roundup that netted 12 arrests Tuesday. Jeremy Skinner, Commander of the Hancock County Narcotics Division, said half of the arrests came after investigators raided homes on Tigris St. in Bay St. Louis and Orange St. in the Springwood community. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 6 | via Sea Coast Echo
The city of Bay St. Louis will not prosecute local businessman Jeff Harding for an incident that took place at a city council meeting last May where Harding was issued a citation for disorderly conduct. Circuit Court Judge Larry Bourgeois on Tuesday signed an order diverting the case to the inactive files. Comment?
Apr 1, 2016 | via Sea Coast Echo
Pass Christian Police Chief Timothy Hendricks on Friday announced that four people had been charged with second-degree murder in conjunction with the Feb. 7 mass shooting which caused the death of two men, one of whom was from Bay St. Louis. The shooting took place at Ladnier Road and Davis Avenue, about 15 minutes after the last float from the St. Paul Carnival Assoc. Comment?
Mar 29, 2016 | via Sea Coast Echo
Bay St. Louis police last week arrested a local man who allegedly was spying on a girl who was putting her make-up on. Bay St. Louis Police Chief Mike De Nardo said Tuesday that Javier Alonso, 50, was arrested Friday and charged with being a Peeping Tom. Comment?
Mar 26, 2016 | via Sea Coast Echo
A federal judge this week dismissed a lawsuit by a former Bay St. Louis Police Detective against the city after he and the city agreed to a settlement. The settlement will not become official until it is ratified by the city council, Mayor Les Fillingame said Friday. Comment?
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