Hattiesburg man arrested in Forrest County burglary

Hattiesburg man arrested in Forrest County burglary
Dan Tubbs
Jarai Webber
Jarai Webber

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man is behind bars joining his alleged accomplice in connection to a Forrest County burglary.

Dan Tubbs, 19, was arrested in Memphis, Tennessee and transported back to Forrest County.

Tubbs was wanted for a March 21st burglary that occurred in the 100 block of River Road.

According to Forrest County Sheriff's Department Investigator Nick Calico, officers responded to a burglary in progress call, they noticed a broken back window to the home, and gave warning to release a K9. After that officers spotted a suspect running from the residence and pursued on foot.

Shortly after officers apprehended Jarai Webber, 19, when he surrendered, but according to Calico after he attempted to run again and hide under a nearby trailer and officers had to tase him and then he was taken into custody behind Pittman Drive.

According to Calico, the victim's property was recovered.

Webber was out on bond for an auto burglary out of Lamar County, and his previous bond was revoked.