August 8, 2023

One Arrested, One Wanted In Business Burglary In Richton

Morgan Howard

On August 5, the Richton Police Department responded to an alarm call at a business called Two Rivers inside the city limits of Richton.
They discovered that the business was burglarized and one handgun was stolen.
A Perry County Investigator was called to the scene to help with the investigation.
After viewing the video surveillance, officers identified one of the two individuals involved. Since he is a juvenile, his name cannot be released.
On August 7, Perry County, Hattiesburg Police Department, and ATF (Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms) arrested a 16 y.o.a. black male juvenile in the Hattiesburg area. He was charged with Commercial Burglary in connection to the incident.
If anyone has information on this incident and the other subject involved, please contact the Perry County Sheriff’s Office at 601-964-8461. To remain anonymous, contact the Perry County Crimestoppers at 601-964-STOP (7867).
Also, you can use the website below or the apps below to report to Crimestoppers.
You can also use the contact button on our Facebook page, which will send you to the Crimestoppers report form. Remember, we want your information, not your name, and you could receive a reward of up to $1,000.

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