HATTIESBURG, MS. - The following is a press release from the Hattiesburg Police Department.
Hattiesburg Police Department, in addition to eight local, statewide and regional law enforcement agencies, successfully arrested 19 known criminals and seized eight weapons through a joint effort this weekend (each case separate).
“Random acts of violence will not be tolerated in our city and we are consistently addressing these issues, deploying all available resources to us at the local, state and federal levels,” said Chief Anthony Parker.
He added, “A lot of coordination and planning goes into an operation like this and we appreciate the cooperation of all agencies involved.”
The agencies involved include the Federal Bureau of Investigation; U.S. Marshal Task Force; Drug Enforcement Agency; Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics; Forrest County Sheriff’s Department; and the Forrest County District Attorney.
According to Chief Parker, Forrest County Sheriffs Department also provided support to a subsequent detail which included an increase in manpower around the Highland Neighborhood area as an effort to curtail a series of auto burglaries that occurred last week.
Below is a list of all suspects that were arrested during this operation:
Patrick Lee 7/4 MDOC warrant
Anthony Bolton 7/4 MDOC warrant
Elliot Mack 7/4 MDOC warrant
Ricky Carter GD MDOC per A8
Leander Hathorn GD MDOC warrant
Tamarcus Santee 7/4 MDOC warrant
Michael Hutchins MDOC warrant
Raphael Hill 6/0 MDOC warrant
Naomi Perry Narcotics arrest MBN
Ulric Crossland 6/0 MDOC and HPD (poss weapon conv. felon x3, poss stolen handgun)
Landrinique Thompson MBN (ecstasy)
Johnathan Jackson 5/2 HPD (consp. to commit agg assault, crim. street gang activity)
Quincy Woodress (Poss of Handgun by Convicted Felon Three Guns Seized)
Three stolen guns seized
Arrests for 07/14/2017:
Phillip Guess 7/4 MDOC probation violation
Dejuan Gamble 7/4 HPD pcs
Malik McDonald 5/9 HPD Grand larceny auto
Jaylen Harris 6/0 HPD traffic violations
Arrests for 07/15/2017
Christopher House 5/9 HPD Poss Weapon by Felon
Tashi Williams 5/2 HPD PCS Marijuana