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JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The Jones County Sheriff's Department is searching for the individuals who burglarized a Mississippi Department of Transportation Maintenance station.

The burglary happened on November 1, on Highway 590 outside of Ellisville. Authorities said the suspects entered the maintenance yard and stole a 6x12 Bragg utility trailer, which they loaded several other items on. The suspects also stole 14 tires, eight of these tires were for pickup trucks, two for a dump truck, and four of them for low board trailers. Authorities said multiple cases of soft drinks, assort cans of frozen foods, and assort tools were also stolen.

If anyone have information on this burglary or the whereabouts of any of this property is asked to call the Jones County Crimestopper at 601-428-7867 or the Jones County Sheriff Department at 601-428-3147.

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