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Petal police arrest door-to-door salesmen after complaints

Left: Shane Michael Johnson Right: Joshua Teb Tibler Left: Shane Michael Johnson Right: Joshua Teb Tibler
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Petal Police arrested two vacuum cleaner salesmen on Tuesday for failing to get a transient vendor permit following dozens of complaints to law enforcement about high-pressure sales people.

Shane Michael Johnson and Joshua Tibler of Biloxi were arrested at Robinson Street and Williamsburg Drive after a resident complained.

Police said the pair had been warned two days earlier to get a vendor permit. The two men work for a vacuum cleaner company on the Gulf Coast.

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