Police charged a man with driving under
the influence after he allegedly crashed a Nissan Pathfinder into a
building on U.S. 49, destroying a hair salon that just opened.
Gulfport police said no one was hurt when Alexander Garcia
Contreras of Oaxaca, Mexico allegedly plowed into the building
Friday night. He was also charged with having no insurance or
driver's license and leaving the scene of an accident.
He was being held at Harrison County jail on a $1,920 bond. It
was not immediately clear if he had hired an attorney. Police said
Contreras and his passengers may have stolen beer just before the