Hattiesburg police charge man with grand larceny

Hattiesburg police charge man with grand larceny
George Johnson, 30, was charged with one count of grand larceny auto. (Photo source: HPD)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police charged a New Orleans man with grand larceny on Tuesday.

Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore said police received a report of a stolen car in the 600 block of Broadway Drive just after noon on Tuesday. The car was spotted by officers minutes after the call came in.

Moore said the officers stopped the car on Timothy Lane and arrested 30-year-old George Johnson, who was charged with grand larceny auto.

Johnson was booked in the Forrest County Jail.

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