Three suspects charged in Hattiesburg residential burglary

HATTIESBURG, MS. - Three suspects have been charged in connection to a residential burglary over the weekend.

The incident occurred on the 100 block of Mandalay Drive Sunday. On Wednesday Detective Sergeant Neal Rockhold with the Hattiesburg Police Department (HPD) observed the suspect vehicle traveling on 25th Ave. near 7th Street.

Sergeant Rockhold conducted a traffic stop at 6174 U.S. Hwy 49 and made contact with the suspect Joshua McCray.

"McCray was apprehended following a brief foot pursuit" says HPD Spokeswoman Latosha Myers Mitchell.

The driver of the vehicle, James Moore, Jr., was also taken into custody. McCray was charged with Residential Burglary and Fugitive of other Jurisdiction.

McCray was wanted from Wiggins PD for Shooting in an Occupied Dwelling.

Moore was charged with Accessory After the Fact of Residential Burglary. Dedric Johnson was also arrested and charged with Accessory after the Fact of Residential Burglary.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with further information should contact the Hattiesburg Police Department or Metro CrimeStoppers.

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