HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - After five vehicles were reported stolen over the weekend in the Hub City, Hattiesburg Police have made one arrest and are investigating three other thefts.
The three newest stolen vehicles:
- 1252 Beverly Hills Rd – 1996 Honda Accord – Report was taken, vehicle not seen in 2 months
- 2304 West 7th Street – 2010 Mercedes- keys left inside vehicle
- 400 block of South 11th Street – 2008 GMC Sierra - recovered and one juvenile arrested
- Since Friday Oct. 7th Hattiesburg Police have recorded eight “grand larceny auto” crimes in the Hub City.
- 800 block of Longstreet Dr. – 2002 Mercedes S340
- 500 block of Xavier St. – 2003 Honda 954 CBR (motorcycle)
- 2502 West 4th St.- 2002 Ford Ranger (Red)
- 79 Parkway Blvd. – 2014 Kia Optima (Blue)- recovered burned
- 1000 Broadway Dr. – 2008 Ford Fusion (Red)
Hattiesburg Police Lt. Jon Traxler confirmed that one juvenile was arrested Wednesday night in connection to the stolen 2008 GMC Sierra in the 400 block of South 11th Street.
October--Previous Stolen Vehicles:
- 10-5-16: 700 block of Montrose Avenue – 2002 GMC Yukon (Black)
- 10-2-16: 6168 Highway 49 – 2007 Range Rover (Black)
- 10-1-16: 400 block of Hardy Street – 2007 Chevy Silverado (Grey)
According to Traxler the investigations are ongoing and it is unclear at this time if the crimes are connected.
In October 2015, Hattiesburg Police recorded eight stolen vehicles in the Hub City, and a total of 59 for the year.
If you have any information pertaining to the stolen vehicles, contact Hattiesburg Police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.