4 in custody, 1 sought after Forrest County burglary - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

4 in custody, 1 sought after Forrest County burglary

Jason McPhail and Vicki Green Jason McPhail and Vicki Green
Megan Ray and Karanja Cobbert Megan Ray and Karanja Cobbert
Singleton "Bilbo" Fairley still at large Singleton "Bilbo" Fairley still at large
FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A Monday burglary in Forrest County that landed two in jail, has now added another two behind bars.

Megan Ray, 31, and Karanja Cobbert, 43, were charged April 13th with receiving stolen property in connection to a burglary that occurred in the 800 block of Highway 13 in Forrest County.

According to Forrest County Sheriff's Department Investigator Nick Calico, deputies took a report that Monday morning, and later that day, received another call around 5:30 p.m. that day that a tractor and other items had been stolen from a residence.

Deputies met with the victims and got a description of the items and tractor.

Calico added that help from the public led them to the recovery of the tractor.

“We recovered the tractor on Ray Road, and once deputies got on scene, two suspects were taken into custody, and three suspects ran into the woods,” said Calico.

Arrest warrants have been issued by the Forrest County Sheriff's Department for Vicki Green, Singleton "Bilbo" Fairley and Jason McPhail.

Friday Lamar County authorities arrested Jason McPhail and Vicki Green in connection to a Lamar County burglary that occurred at a mini-storage unit in Sumrall on February 8th.

According to Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel, the pair stole clothing and various electronics from the storage unit.

McPhail was arrested on Nobles Road in Lamar County, and Green was arrested on Deer Meadow in Sumrall.

Rigel stated the pair also had warrants from Forrest County, in connection to a Monday burglary.

Green and McPhail were charged with burglary out of Lamar County and booked into the Lamar County Jail.

Ray's was charged with receiving stolen property and her bond was set at $7,500.

Cobbert was charged with receiving stolen property and his bond was set at $15,000.

According to Forrest County Sheriff's Department, Singleton “Bilbo” Fairley is still wanted by authorities in connection to the Monday burglary.

If you have any information regarding the incident or the location of the suspect contact the Forrest County Sheriff's Department at 601-544-7800.

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